University of Calgary
UofC Navigation

John Chan

Junior Recital John Chan - piano

March 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public

John Chan, a native Edmontonian, began his piano studies at the age of 6. He is currently studying piano performance and composition at the University of Calgary, where his primary teacher is Professor Marilyn Engle. Chan has been successful in many local, provincial, and national competitions, most notably winning the Rose Bowl grand award at the Calgary Kiwanis Music Festival (2013), first place in the Concours de Musique du Canada for four years, and first place at the National Music Festival in Waterloo (2013). As part of the University’s RBC Concerto Competition, he performed as a soloist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra in 2013, and will be featured again by the CPO in their 2014 season. In 2013, Chan joined his teacher, Professor Engle, in her teaching tour of China, performing in Hong Kong, Xiamen, and Gulangyu Island.