Updated: Sep 17

Location: Vivace Houston (Dun Huang Plaza) | 9889 Bellaire Blvd, #D261, Houston, TX 77036

Time: Sept. 18, 2022 (Sunday)

04:30 PM - 06:30 PM | Dress Rehearsal

04:30 PM - 04:40 PM | Oz Tsvelikhovsky and Courtney Chu with Mr. Milbert Tumaliuan

04:40 PM - 05:10 PM | Patrick Tan, Andrew Wang, Peter Castillo with Mr. Gang Hou

05:10 PM - 05:30 PM | Alex Cheng, Bryan Ung with Mr. Louis-Marie Fardet

05:30 PM - 05:45 PM | Evalynn Lu, Anya Kamaldev with Ms. Sayaka Seki and Mr. Louis-Marie Fardet

05:45 PM - 06:15 PM | Aarish Ghosh, Lilia Tsoi, Joyce Chen, Grace Chen, Rayne Wang with Ms. Sayaka Seki and Ms. Julia Tondera and Mr. Kevin Hwang and Ms. Sophia Liu

06:15 PM - 06:30 PM | Zikai Yao with Mr. Marlon Simon

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM | Recital (Awarding | Group Photos at the end of the Recital)

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Host: Alexander Wang | Concert Director: Ms. Sophia Liu | Piano Accompanist: Ms. Sayaka Seki

Yellow by Coldplay | Tropical Rhythm by Marlon Simon

Zikai Yao | Drums

I Asked My Mother | Lunch Box Blues

Courtney Chu | Piano

Etude op. 76 no 2 by J. Sibelius | Soft Rain (Azisai) by N. Ikeda

Oz Tsvelikhovsky | Piano

Quadrille by Haydn | Round Dance by Beyer

Aarish Ghosh | Piano

36 Etudes for Violin Solo No. 32 - Adagio espressivo by F. Fiorillo | Forty Two Studies No. 31 Allegro by R. Kreutzer

Patrick Tan | Violin

J.S. Bach - Minuet No. 1

Lilia Tsoi | Violin

36 Etudes for Violin Solo No. 32 - Adagio espressivo by F. Fiorillo | Forty Two Studies N0. 31 Allegro by R. Kreutzer

Andrew Wang | Violin

A. Vivaldi Concerto in A minor

Joyce Chen | Violin

36 Etudes for Violin Solo No. 32 - Adagio espressivo by F. Fiorillo | Forty Two Studies No. 31 Allegro by R. Kreutzer

Peter Castillo | Violin

O. Rieding Concerto In G Major

Grace Chen | Violin

Bourree by G.F. Handel | Gavotte by J. B. Lully

Rayne Wang | Cello

Gavotte by F.J. Gossec | Chorus from "Judas Maccabaeus" by G.F. Handel

Anya Kamaldev | Cello

Bourree by G.F. Handel | The Two Grenadiers by R. Schumann

Evalynn Lu | Cello

Largo by Antonio Vivaldi

Alex Cheng | Cello

Largo & Allegro by A. Vivaldi

Bryan Ung | Cello

------ Awarding | Group Photos ------


You may park in the 4-stories garage building behind Vivace Houston (Dun Huang Plaza).


The health and safety of our patrons, musicians, and staff is our top priority.

Current safety measures include:

  • Mask-wearing is required for all audience

  • No food or drinks will be allowed inside the auditorium


  • Please self-assess your health before leaving home.

  • Please check-in at the entrance, our staff will measure your temperature and provide face mask if you forget to bring.


Vivace Houston (Dun Huang Plaza)


9889 Bellaire Blvd., #D261, Houston, TX 77036

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23855 Cinco Ranch Blvd., #220, Katy, TX 77494

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4502 Riverstone Blvd #1204, Missouri City, TX 77459

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Dear Vivace Families,

We are please to share you the info about the Chamber Music Concert of this Saturday at Rice University as below. The special ticket price for Vivace Family is $20 for adult (regular price $35) and $10 for students. Please make the payment to Vivace's Zelle account: info@VivaceMusic.org with the note: Full Name-Cellphone Number-Ticket Quantity.

Performance Details

Weaving together convergent and divergent cultural strands, Apollo Chamber Players 15th Anniversary season opener features a world premiere inspired by composer Wang Jie’s experience as an Asian- American living in the 21st century. Program spotlights special guests Daryl Robinson, renowned organist and professor at UH’s Moores School of Music, and Fred Child, host of Performance Today, America’s most popular classical music radio program. “If anyone still doubted Robinson’s first-class virtuosity, he dispelled any questions in a demonically brilliant performance…” — Dallas Morning News

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 • 7:30PM (Q&A with “Performance Today” host Fred Child at Intermission)

@Edith Bates Old Recital Hall Shepherd School of Music at Rice University

Program: Wang Jie: Commission for organ and string quartet WORLD PREMIERE Shih-Hui Chen: Returning Souls (2013) Reena Esmail: Zeher (2018) Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor Guests: Daryl Robinson, organ Wang Jie, composer Fred Child, Host, Performance Today


The special ticket price for Vivace Family is $20 for adult (regular price $35) and $10 for students.

RE: Houston Symphony Classical Series and Family Series Concerts

We are pleased to announce that the Vivace student benefit for the upcoming Houston Symphony 2022-23 Season concerts. You can enjoy all HSO Family Series of 4 Concerts for just $60 and 6 HSO Classical Series Concerts for just $100!

Please click the link below to purchase now:


(Family Concert Series for All Ages | 4 Concerts: HSO 2022-23 Season)

1- Celebrating Black Composers: Ellington, Marley | Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 11:30 AM

2- Ho-Ho-Holiday! Polar Express | Saturday, December 17, 2022 | 11:30 AM

3- Blast Off to Space! | Saturday, February 25, 2023 | 11:30 AM

4- Fairy Tales for Kids! | Saturday, May 6, 2023 | 11:30 AM

(Classical Concert Series for Ages 6 and Up | 6 Concerts: HSO 2022-23 Season)

1- Joshua Bell + Shostakovich 5 | Saturday, September 24, 2022 | 8:00 PM

2- Brahms 3 | Saturday, November 19, 2022 | 8:00 PM

3- Riots & Scandals Festival: Stravinsky Rite of Spring + Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto | Saturday, January 21, 2023 | 8:00 PM

4- Brahms Piano Concerto 1 & Dvořák 8 | Saturday, March 11, 2023 | 8:00 PM

5- Mahler 1 | Saturday, April 22, 2023 | 8:00 PM

6- Tchaikovsky 6 | Saturday, May 13, 2023 | 8:00 PM

If you have any questions, please feel free to send an email to joe@VivaceMusic.org

Baroque Highlights

La Joie Trio (Violin | Flute | Harpsichord)

MH Chamber Music Series 2022-23 Season - III

06:30 PM, September 3, 2022 (Saturday)

Vivace International School of Music | 9889 Bellaire Blvd., #D261, Houston, TX 77036

Admission: $10.00

Please click the link below to purchase tickets:


The La Joie Trio will perform Baroque music composed by Quantz, Locatelli, Telemann, and CPE Bach. During the concert, the musicians will also briefly introduce the early instruments they are using, so audience has the opportunity to understand the style of early music and the historical background of their modern instruments.

La Joie Trio

Cheng-Wei Hsieh | Violin

Alaina Diehl | Flute

Heeyeon Cha | Harpsichord


Trio Sonata in a Minor, QV 2:40

by Johann Joachim Quantz (1697-1773)





ca. 10

Trio Sonata in G Major, op. 5

by Pietro Locatelli (1695-1764)


-Largo Andante



ca. 14

Canonic Sonata in G Major, TWV 40:118

by Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)




ca. 10

Trio Sonata in D Major, WQ 151

by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)

-Allegro un poco



ca. 15

Q & A | Photos

Cheng-Wei Hsieh, Violinist Born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, the versatile musician Cheng-Wei Hsieh is active in solo, chamber, and orchestral realms. He appears on many concert series in the Houston area, including the University of Houston faculty chamber music concert, the Clear Lake Chamber Ensemble, Cantare Houston, Southeast Texas Symphony Orchestra, Shreveport Symphony Orchestra as well as a variety of Chamber Music Outreach performances. Hsieh regularly led the Moores School Symphony Orchestra, Opera Orchestra, and Ballet Orchestra as a concertmaster. Besides his classical training, Hsieh also specializes in Baroque violin. In 2019, Hsieh and his friends founded the La Joie Trio, a violin/flute/harpsichord baroque ensemble dedicated to the performance of early music.

In addition to performing, Hsieh is also passionate about teaching and coaching chamber music having previously served as a Teacher Assistant for the string area at the University of Houston Moores School of Music from 2016-19. During the assistantship, he taught violin private lessons, group technique class, and chamber music at undergraduate level. Currently, Hsieh maintains a private studio in the Houston metropolitan area, working with students of all ages and levels. Since 2017, Hsieh has been invited to teach and perform as a violin faculty in the Encuentro Anual de Cuerdas, a pedagogical outreach program based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Hsieh holds his Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance from Tunghai University in Taichung, Taiwan, Master of Music degree from the University of North Texas, and Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Houston Moores School of Music. He was under the tutelage of Dr. Kirsten Yon, Dr. Felix Olschofka, Dr. Ming-Shi Du and Dr. Ping-Yu Chuang.

Alaina Diehl, Flutist

Alaina Diehl has performed on traverso with Ars Lyrica Houston, Mercury Chamber Orchestra, Bach Society Houston, Washington Bach Consort, Oregon Bach Festival, Austin Baroque Orchestra, Houston Baroque, Santa Fe Pro Musica, and the Victoria Bach Festival. On modern flute and piccolo, she has performed with the New Mexico Philharmonic, Opera Southwest Albuquerque, Santa Fe Symphony, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Festival Ballet Albuquerque, San Juan Symphony, and New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players. She studied at the Flute Studio of Trevor Wye in Kent, England, and has a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Houston, where she lectures for the musicology department.

Heeyeon Cha, Organist

Organist of the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Houston, Heeyeon Cha is an active musician based on Houston area. She has performed solo recitals as an organist at major venues best known for their organ including Christ Church Cathedral, Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, St.Philip Presbyterian, South Main Baptist Church in Houston, and Christ King Catholic Church in Dallas. As an harpsichordist, she has performed as a participant of the Shenandoah Vally Bach Festival and Amherst early music festival. Her performances also include chamber recitals by Houston Early Music, Bach Society Houston and St. Mark’s Episcopal church. Heeyeon studied organ with Daryl Robinson and harpsichord with Matthew Dirst at the University of Houston’s Moore School of Music. She holds organ performance degrees from the University of Houston (C.M.P.), the University of Washington (M.M.), Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary (B.M.) in Seoul, South Korea.