a program of

South Shore Conservatory

Kathy Czerny, SSC President
Stephen Deitz, Festival Director
Amy Schomp, Managing Director
Nancy Meredith, Box Office and Duxbury Campus Manager
Michelle McGrath, Publicity Services
Rick Assmus, Building/Grounds
Rich Fell, Piano Technician
Louis Gentile, Piano Mover

(as of June 9, 2017)

Festival Sponsor
Mollie Baldwin Foley
Diane and Sherm Hoyt
Mead Witter Foundation
The Foundation for Creative Achievement
Lynn Dale and Frank Wisneski

Tent Sponsor
Sheila and Richard Morse

Event Sponsor
Lee and Jack Barlow
Barbara and Fred Clifford
Cornelia and Stewart Clifford
Judy and Bill Gagnon
Nancy Herndon
Nancy and John Powell
Wendy & Vincent Spiziri
The Villlage at Duxbury

Student Scholarship Sponsor
Bernstein Alliance
Motoko and Gordon Deane
Barbara and Morgan Lamarche
Mary Ellen and Peter Lawrence
Hilary and Richard Lucier
Merck Foundation
Barbara & Peter Palfrey
Mary and Jerry Steinke
Jason Wolfson

Full Student Scholarship Sponsor
Mollie Baldwin Foley scholars (2)
The Safe Family Foundation
Pat and Wilfred Sheehan
Kathy & Warren Skillman

Festival Friend
Julia and Stephen Adams
Nancy Riegel
Sylvia and Dwight Rost

Festival Donor
Lyell & Kurt Franke
Linda and Gerald Jones
Gregg & Courtney Jordan
Marcia and Abbot Vose
Charles & Holly Weilbrenner

Festival Fan
Shirley Amory
Jane Carr and Andrew Hertig
Nancy Dana
Mary Danner
Sandra & Douglas Dapprich
Edward & Doris Kellar
Joan & Robert Kelly
Carol Loring
Flip Mulford
Thomas & Nancy O'Neil
Merle & Mary Ott
Olga & Richard Rothschild
Pat and Wilfred Sheehan
Joel & Catherine Stein
Lanci & Page Valentine

Concert Host
John Carnuccio
Barbara and Fred Clifford
Cornelia and Stewart Clifford
Mollie and Bill Foley
Judy and Bill Gagnon
Lee and Ray Wareham

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Piano Faculty


Conservatory of Music, Salerno
Conservatory of Music, U Giordano, Fuggia

Andrew Chen

CHING-YUEH (ANDREW) CHEN, Collaborative Pianist

A native of Taiwan, Andrew Chen graduated from Oberlin Conservatory, University of Houston, and American Conservatory at Fontainebleau, France, with degrees in piano performance. Recent highlights include performing on Classical KING FM 98.1’s NW Focus Live and serving as a collaborative pianist on the faculty at Duxbury Music Festival. Andrew holds candidacy for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Washington where he also served as a Teaching Associate.  Andrew was fortunate to study with Monique Duphil, Nancy Weems, and Craig Sheppard.  For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/pianistandrewchen



Stephen Deitz

South Shore Conservatory

Stephen Deitz began his piano studies at the age of six, studying with Levin Houston and Evelyn Swarthout Hayes of Washington, D.C. He studied with Adele Marcus and Oxana Yablonskaya, both of the Juilliard School, and completed his M.M. at the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, as a student of John Perry. Although beginning his doctoral studies with Nelita True at the University of Maryland, College Park, he interrupted them after being named Artist-in-Residence at the Dunbarton School of Music in Bermuda. He subsequently resumed doctoral studies at the Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Solomon Mikowski, Constance Keene, and Jeffrey Cohen.


Geneva University of Music, Geneva







Regina Yung

REGINA YUNG, Collaborative Pianist
South Shore Conservatory

A native of Hong Kong, Regina Yung has performed as a soloist, collaborative pianist, and chamber musician in numerous venues throughout Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Her performances have been broadcast on radio and television on RTHK in Hong Kong, GLR Classical Radio in London, WQXR Radio and WNBC television in New York. She was also interviewed and reviewed by a number of major publications, including The South China Morning Post of Hong Kong, The Times and The Evening Standard of London, and the String Magazine in the United States.

As a teacher, Ms. Yung has taught at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Oberlin College Conservatory, the Manhattan School of Music and its Summer Music Camp. She was also on the piano faculty of the Amadeus and Concordia Conservatories and an adjunct faculty member at the Concordia College in Bronxville, New York. Regina, recently appointed as Director of Instrumental studies in 2016, has been on the piano faculty at Saint Thomas Choir School since 2010.

Regina Yung graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and received a Performance Certificate from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. She obtained her Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin College Conservatory, and her Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from Manhattan School of Music.

Ms. Yung is a member of the Piano Faculty of South Shore Conservatory.