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Shandee Teruya, piano (junior recital)

November 14, 1:30 pm2:30 pm

free admission

Shandee Teruya, piano (junior recital)

Shandee Teruya, a student of Dr Thomas Yee, will perform a junior recital in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Bachelor of Arts in Music.

Free admission.

Shandee Teruya, born and raised in Honolulu Hawaii, an internationally recognized pianist at the age of 21. As one of today’s most engaging young musician, Shandee has already had a performance at Carnegie Hall, Weil Hall. She is in demand for a wide variety of masterclasses, playing with some of the world’s leading instrumentalists, as well as appearing on major international competitions and performances. Her recent achievements include appearance at Carnegie Hall’s Weil Hall, as a winner of the American Fine Arts Romantic Competition and performance of Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Kostroma Symphony Orchestra, twice, in Russia. She has also performed Mozart Concerto No.17, with the Hawaii Festival Orchestra.

Shandee has won numerous awards from the Aloha International Piano Competition, Morning Music Club Scholarship Competition, Hawaii Music Teacher’s Association Competition, Kamuela Concerto Competition, Hawaii Mozart, American Fine Arts Concerto Competition, American Fine Arts Russian Competition, and Music Teacher’s National Association Competition. In 2013, She traveled to Washington D.C. to compete as a finalist in the World’s Pianist Invitational, winning second alternate. In 2017, she was a semi-finalist in the Spotlight Competition.

Shandee has previously studied at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, and at the Manhattan School of Music in New York. Past teachers include Ory Shihor, Myong-Joo Lee, Daniel Epstein, and Ellen Masaki, She is currently a student of Dr.Thomas Yee at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.


November 14
1:30 pm–2:30 pm
free admission
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Music at Mānoa


Orvis Auditorium at UH Mānoa
2411 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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