Chen-Shen Fan

Chen-Shen F.

Wilmette, IL

About Chen-Shen F.

Chen-Shen teaches: Ages 5 to 65
Special needs
Teaching since: September 2011
Last sign in: Within a month


Pianist and collaborative artist Chen-Shen Fan regularly performs for audiences throughout North America, Europe and Asia, as soloist and chamber musician. His playing has been heard on WQXR in New York and WFMT in Chicago. He is a top prize winner of numerous competitions, including the International Young Artists Piano Competition in Singapore and the American Association for Development of Gifted and Talented Piano Competition in New York. These major prizes have led him to play his Carnegie Hall debut and a press conference showcase at Steinway Hall in New York City. Most recently, Chen-Shen was selected as one of the five fellows in Luminarts’ 2016 Classical Music Fellowship Competition, winner of the 2016 Evanston and North Shore Music Clubs Scholarship Competition and the first prize of the prestigious Thaviu-Isaak Endowed Piano Scholarship Competition. Currently, Chen-Shen serves as an instructor at the Bienen School of Music and resides in Wilmette, IL.

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Instructor - Accompanist

Sep 2016 - Present
Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University

Non-Major Instructor

Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University


Master of Music

Sep 2014 - Jun 2016
Northwestern University

Bachelor of Music

Sep 2010 - May 2014
Manhattan School of Music

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Professional Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Program Honors Recipient

Jun 2016
Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University

Winner of Thaviu-Isaak Endowed Piano Scholarship Competition

May 2016
Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University

Scholarship Recipient

Apr 2016
Evanston Music Club and North Shore Musicians Club

Classical Piano Fellow

Mar 2016
Luminarts Cultural Foundation
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3 Reviews on Chen-Shen F.

Henry Nov 19, 2016
Classical Piano · In studio
Great teacher, very patient with his students and knows what he is talking about! Highly recommended no matter if you are just a beginner or already have some skills to it.
Phoebe Nov 17, 2016
Classical Piano · In studio
Great instruction/experience overall! Amicable, fun and extremely patient. I would highly recommend piano lessons with Chen-Shen :)
Miki Nov 16, 2016
Classical Piano · In studio
The teaching environment is awesome. Creative, professional and very humorous teacher!
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