Mia & Liz's Spring Concert

Presented by The California Conservatory of Guitar

A spring concert in a lovely Sunday afternoon. Perfect for families and children to attend! With all the works from romantic period, Mia, Liz and Chia-chia hope to bring the audience an expressive and inventive experience. The event is a charity event, partner with Sunday Friends foundation, all revenue will be donated to the foundation for charity. 


Mia Wang/ Violinist

Mia Wang has performed as a soloist, an orchestra player and a cross-over musician in Taiwan and the states. She received her Master of Music performance from Northwestern University, where she studied with professor Gerardo Ribeiro. She was awarded the Eckstein full scholarship during her study at Northwestern.

Born in a family of musicians in Taiwan, Mia starts playing violin at the age of 5. She had her first solo debut at the age of 18 with Taichung City Symphony Orchestra, playing the Mendelssohn violin concerto. Then she pursued her violin study with prof. Chinn-Horng Chen and got her bachelor’s degree from National Taiwan Normal University. During her studies at NTNU, she participated in many master classes and gained the guidance from famous violinists such as Zuo Jun, Andrés Cárdenes, Garry Levinson, Cho-Liang Lin.

As a soloist, Mia regularly has her solo tour in Taiwan. She performed in many well-known venues includes National Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Center(Taiwan), National Taichung Theater(Taiwan), National Kaoshiung Center for the Arts(Taiwan), Auditorium Giavanni Arvedi(Italy), New World Art Center(USA), Napa Valley Performing Art Center(USA). She was invited to several international music festival with scholarships, such as Manchester music festival, Miami music festival, Napa music festival, and Cremona per Archi music festival.

Liz, Tsao/ Cellist

A native of Taiwan,  Li-Tsu (Liz) Tsao began her music studies at the age of 6. With a strong passion for music, Tsao obtained her Bachelor's degree at National Taiwan Normal University in Cello Performance with Professor Ling-Yi OuYang, and holds a Master’s degree in Cello Performance from Michigan State University with professor Suren Bagratuni, winner of the Silver Medal at the 1986 Tchaikovsky Competition. 

Tsao is an active professional cellist  in solo, orchestra, chamber music, and festival performances. As a soloist, Tsao has performed at Carnegie Hall in the American Protégé winner concert, E. Elgar Cello Concerto with NTNU New Music Orchestra, and various solo performances throughout Taiwan and the United States. Through her scholarship awards, Tsao has also received invitations to many international music festivals across Asia, Europe, and the States, including Japan Kirishima International Music Festival, New England Conservatory Youth Orchestra Festival, Festival Napa Valley- Blackburn Music Academy, SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar at Stanford, and  “Master Classes at the Centro Studi Carlo Della Giacoma” in Italy.

Throughout her career, Liz has also performed with professional orchestras such as Michigan Lansing Symphony, Alma Symphony, Taiwan ProArte Orchestra, Taipei Century Symphony Orchestra, and Taipei Chinese Orchestra, in well known concert halls such as the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall, Napa Valley Performing Art Center, Taiwan National Concert Hall, and Kirishima International Concert Hall.

Chia-chia Shen/ Pianist

Born in Taiwan, Chia-Chia Shen began her music studies at the age of seven. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Piano Performance from National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and a Master of Music degree from University of Southern California. She has received numerous awards and enjoys participating in music festivals such as Philadelphia Young Piano’s Academy (2017) and American Liszt Society-Southern California Mini Piano Festival (2019). Chia-Chia is particularly enthusiastic to collaborate with fellow musicians. In 2022, she formed Hibiscus Trio with Ms. Liz Tsao (cellist) and Dr. Chia-Shan (violinist), which had its premiere performance in September, 2022.

“I am a musician, which means I think, communicate, and love through this medium. When I play the piano, every note becomes an important word. Each word fuses with one another and forms a phrase, continuously developing a meaningful musical language. The tremendousness of the world of music humbles me, and the more I learn reminds me of how little I know. That is how music enlightens me, and I hope I can bring the same experience to the audiences who listen to my music.”

City: San Jose
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Program Items

Pablo de Sarasate Carmen Fantasy
Claude Debussy Clair de Lune
Romanian Folk Dance Béla Bartók
César Franck Sonata in A Major for cello and piano


Mia Wang Violinist
Liz Tsao Cellist
Chia-chia Shen Pianist

Lincoln Glen Church

Lincoln Glen Church

2700 Booksin Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
United States