Dr. Louise Chan
Pianist Louise Chan, a native of Ottawa, Canada, has performed as a solo and chamber musician for audiences across North America, including venues such as Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Weill Hall in New York, and the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. She is a past winner of the Canadian Music Competition, and has appeared as a soloist with the National Arts Centre Orchestra and the Northwestern Summer Orchestra. Her performances have been broadcast live on CBC Radio in Ottawa and WFMT in Chicago. She performs regularly with violinist Kate Carter; they have appeared twice on the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series. She has served at principal pianist of the Madison Symphony Orchestra and on the faculty of Northeastern Illinois University. Currently, she is on the piano faculty at the Music Institute of Chicago and performs as a keyboardist with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. She is a member of the Royal Conservatory of Music’s College of Examiners, and judges regularly at Chicago area music festivals and competitions. Dr. Chan holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Northwestern University, as well as an Associate diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music.