"A great talent, both as instrumentalist and musician... a virtuoso... and shows a wide spectrum of deep emotions and understanding for the musical structure."
- Ralf Gothoni, pianist, composer and conductor
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"For me, though, Chen's drily witty performance of Alkan's Le festin d'Esope at another Dublin venue, the Hugh Lane Gallery has stayed longer in the memory than anything else."
- Michael Dervan, International Piano Magazine
Welcome to Dr. Archie Chen's Official Website
March 5th and 6th, 2022
from Six moments musicaux, D. 780 - no. 3 in F minor, op. 94 - Franz Schubert/Leopold Godowsky
Online Solo Performance with multiple angles and score to follow along!
Venezia e Napoli, S. 159 - Franz Liszt
Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667, "Trout", IV. - Franz Schubert
Erlkönig, D. 328 - Franz Schubert
ZOOM Lesson Example
Sonata in C major, Op. 2, No. 3, IV. Allegro assai - Beethoven
15 minute Video Analysis Example
Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38 - Frederic Chopin
Masterclass at Dublin International Piano Festival
Ballade no. 2, S. 171 - Franz Liszt
Masterclass at Eastern Washington University
Keyboard Sonata in E major, Hob.XVI:31, 1st movement - Joseph Haydn
Play Piano Play - Frederic Gulda
In summary, I am immensely proud of the opportunity to have instructed such gifted and dedicated student musicians. Their commitment to excellence and passion for the piano have been a source of inspiration to me, and I am certain that they will go on to attain exceptional success in their future careers as professional pianists and music educators.
Former student Stan O' Beirne featured in a TV5 Documentary "Child Prodigies"