Hsuan-Wen Chen harpsichord, is a native of Taiwan. She received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in harpsichord performance from Stony Brook University where she studied with Arthur Haas. Ms. Chen currently serves on the faculty at Montclair State University in New Jersey where she teaches Collegium Musicum, harpsichord, and chamber music. She has been Assistant Director for the Baroque Academy at Amherst Early Music Festival and International Baroque Institute at Longy for many years and enjoys meeting musicians from abroad at annual summer workshops. To Ms. Chen this is a reflection of how music cultural exchanges that were celebrated in the 17th and 18th centuries. She is also the artistic director of the baroque ensemble The Soul’s Delight, a group that finds passion and virtuosity in vocal and instrumental chamber repertoire of the Renaissance and Baroque eras.
Hsuan-Wen Chen will be on faculty for Week 1 of the 2023 Amherst Early Music Festival.