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Two Piano Journey and Music Feeds Us with the Food Bank of Southeastern Vi...

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Chandler Recital Hall - Diehn Center for Performing Arts

23529 1339 West 49th Street

Norfolk, VA 23529

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Critically acclaimed concert pianists Michelle Chen Kuo and son Christopher Kuo are performing a two piano recital for the benefit of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. The concert will also feature a special performance by Music Feeds Us , a Norfolk based chamber group dedicated to alleviating food insecurity in Virginia This food bank is a critical member of the Feeding America network of food banks that provides millions of healthy meals to families in need.

100% of the proceeds of the event will go to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore.

The evening will begin at 6:00PM with a VIP cocktail reception. The performance will begin at 7:30PM. The evening will begin with a special performance by Music Feeds Us director Fitz Gary of Bruch's Romanze, followed by Michelle and Christopher Kuo's performance of Guastavino's intensely passionate Three Romances and Rachmaninoff's cheeky Russian Rhapsody and iconic Duo Suite No. 2

Learn more about them at twopianojourney.com.

Michelle and Christopher Kuo are a mother and son two piano team on a mission to make the world a better place. They made their professional debut together at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in October 2015, and made an exciting return there on October 15, 2016. They are currently on a benefit tour for nonprofit organizations across the country, with more than 30 engagements in 19 states across the United States. Their most recent performances bring their career fundraising total over $400,000, and they have a goal to raise another quarter million dollars over the course of next season. Separately, Michelle teaches students in her studio in Morris Plains, NJ, and Christopher is a Vice President at Credit Suisse, where he trades structured derivatives for the LATAM region. Michelle is a three-time winner of the Taiwan National Piano Competition and a winner of the National Piano Competition in Hong Kong. She earned her BM from Eastman School of Music and her MM from the Juilliard School with high distinction. Christopher graduated from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business with degrees in Finance and Statistics. He graduated as a recipient of the Presidential Service Award and the Sally Blount Social Impact Award.

Music Feeds Us, led by Artistic Director and violist, Fitz Gary, is a concert series originating in Charlottesville, Virginia designed to promote hunger relief. Our concerts, where audience members are encouraged to make free-will monetary or non-perishable food donations to our partner food banks, have raised over 140,000 meals for the hungry in Virginia. In addition to chamber music benefit concerts that we host every year, we have also collaborated with arts organizations, libraries, and schools to promote both classical music and hunger awareness.

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