Pianist Monica Chew in recital

Presented by Episcopal Church of the Incarnation

Monica Chew

Date & Time: Sunday July 17, 2022 at 5 p.m.
Venue: 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $25 General, $20 Seniors/Students

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  1. Dmitri Shostakovich, Prelude and Fugue in F# major
  2. Maurice Ravel, Selections from Miroirs
  3. Monica Chew, Ice Calf
  4. Ian Dicke, White Parasol
  5. Liliya Ugay, Carillons a Musique
  6. Monica Chew, Pitter Patter

Health and Safety

In accordance with health and safety guidelines from the City and County of San Francisco, a face covering is required for all concerts at Incarnation Episcopal church and must be worn at all times. Face masks must completely cover nose and mouth and have ear loops or similar to hold in place. Gaiters and bandanas are not acceptable. Please click here for full details.

About the Artist

Monica Chew is a pianist living in Oakland, California. Born in Florida, she spent her first 20 years in North Carolina. She appeared on Good Morning America at age 8 and made her solo debut with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra at age 13. She entered the University of North Carolina at Greensboro on a full scholarship at age 17 and graduated three years later with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics. She received her Master of Music from San Francisco Conservatory of Music under scholarship. She has played at Eastern Music Festival and Colorado College Summer Music Festival and worked with many luminaries. She loves playing chamber music and co-founded Minsky Duo and Duo Moderna in 2016. Her favorite thing to do is to perform concerts with a strong narrative arc.

Monica also worked for 9 years as an principal engineer at Mozilla and Google after getting her doctorate in computer science under full scholarship from University of California at Berkeley. Her specialties are computer security and privacy.

Program Items

Dmitri Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue in F# major
Maurice Ravel Selections from Miroirs
Monica Chew Ice Calf
Ian Dicke White Parasol
Liliya Ugay Carillons a Musique
Monica Chew Pitter Patter


Monica Chew piano