2008 Fall Concert

October 4, 2009
Season Opening Pops Concert

Constance Kaita, 14-year-old Pianist

Liszt Totentanz
Dukas Sorcerer's Apprentice
Copland "Simple Gifts", "Hoe-Down"
Broadway Highlights


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Concertmaster Su taking bow

President Myrna Reiter song and dance donation plea

Constance Kaita in intense collaboration with (Mom) Maestra Lin

Constance Kaita in intense collaboration with (Mom) Maestra Lin

Constance receiving flowers from friends

Constance receiving flowers from friends

A joyful pianist

Wonderful violinist and harpist

Musical winds and brass sections

Principal bassist Eunmi Sohn and pianist Chiu-Ling Lin

Orchestra in intense performance of Dukas Sorcerer's Apprentice

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Fourteen-year-old virtuoso pianist Constance Lin Kaita is a student of Dr. Chiu-Ling Lin. Her former teachers were her mother, Chiu-Tze Lin, and Ingrid Clarfield. Constance made her orchestral solo piano debut when she was only nine years old with the Westfield Symphony. She has also performed as a soloist with the Shanghai Chamber Musicians Orchestra and the Philadelphia Biblical University Orchestra. Constance has won first prize four times for her age group in the New Jersey Music Teachers Association Young Musicians Competition, and first prize twice in the Steinway Scholarship Competition. Constance was a featured Rising Star in the 2004 Beijing Music Festival. She has performed in the Forbidden City Concert Hall, the People’s Congress Hall in Beijing the Shanghai Grand Theatre and the Oriental Arts Centre in Shanghai. Her performances have been broadcast on National Television across China.

Constance has performed in master classes for Lang Lang and Gilbert Kalish. Constance has performed as a soloist on both piano and violin in Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Weill Recital Hall, and Steinway Hall. Constance received a distinction rating in the examination for the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music Diploma in piano performance. Her score was the highest ever attained for any instrument in the tri-state area.