ICEsolo(5) at Corbett vs. Dempsey | Phyllis Chen, toy piano

February 15, 2013 | 6:30pm
Corbett vs. Dempsey
1120 N. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
FREE | click here to reserve your seats

Phyllis Chen, toy piano

ICElab composer and internationally recognized toy piano virtuoso Phyllis Chen brings her unique and playful compositions to Chicago for this fifth free concert in Corbett vs. Dempsey's spectacular "ICEsolo" series. Phyllis performs Mobius for music box with electronics, along with original works for toy piano. ICE flautist Eric Lamb makes a special appearance on Phyllis' Beneath a Trace of Vapor for flute and electronics.

This ICElab presentation is made possible through lead support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, alongside generous funding from the Greenwall Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and Andreas Waldburg-Wolfegg.

From the Blog

  • ICE in Chicago: Phyllis Chen - It’s All In the Hands

    March 1, 2013

    ICE in Chicago: Phyllis Chen - It’s All In the Hands

    “From the time I started with piano as a child, it’s been all about the tactile experience for me; the auditory element of the music is really secondary.” So said ICE member Phyllis Chen at a “talk back” session at Museum of Contemporary Art during the second of two Chicago concerts celebrating her composing and performing artistry.