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Tania Chen
Pianist, improviser, experimental musician, sound artist.
Tania Chen is a pianist, experimental musician, free improviser and sound artist, working with pianos, keyboards, found objects, toys and vintage and lo-fi electronics.

She studied piano with John Tilbury during her Masters degree in Performance studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

She has performed the music of John Cage, Earle Brown, Schoenberg, Webern, Satie, Scriabin, Andrew Poppy, Michael Parsons and Chris Newman in the UK, Europe, USA and Japan. She is equally known for her passion for free improvisation, performing alongside and collaborating with musicians that include Steve Beresford, John Edwards, Lol Coxhill, Alan Tomlinson, Roger Turner, John Butcher, Rhodri Davies and Terry Day.

Earlier this year, Tania has been touring John Cage’s Indeterminacy with Steve Beresford and the comedian, writer and performer Stewart Lee. Most recently, she has been nominated for the Royal Philharmonic Society RPS Award.
Upcoming Events:

Monday, April 16 2018 7:30 PM
Mills College Ensemble Room [5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland]
Tania Chen will discuss indeterminate composition as a an approach to creating unfixed compositions. These works may embody any number of sources of material and approaches to notation, instrumentation, text and the visual medium. We will discuss our own pieces and how they might evolve with these ideas in mind.  More...