Joyce Chen, GS, MUS

Community College Teaching Fellow

A native of Taiwan, Dr. Joyce Chen (harpsichord) is a recipient of the 2018 Individual Artist Fellowship from the Delaware Division of the Arts. As a solo harpsichordist, Joyce has been gaining recognition both nationally and internationally. From 2015- 2016, Joyce performed extensively with Brandywine Baroque on the regular concert series as well as Harpsichord Heaven at the Flint Collection of Antique Keyboard Instruments. In March 2016, Joyce was one of the six finalists at the Eighth International Jurow Harpsichord Competition in Oberlin. Joyce has participated in the Musica Antiqua Festival and Harpsichord Competition in Bruges, Belgium as well as the International Normandy Baroque Music Competition in Rouen, France. In May 2019, Joyce performed as a soloist of the Emerging Artist Showcase by Early Music America at the Bloomington Early Music Festival. Joyce is a PhD candidate in Historical Musicology at Princeton University, working on her dissertation “Musica Experientia/Experimentum: Acoustics, Aesthetics, and Artisanal Knowledge in Seventeenth-Century Europe” with Dr. Wendy Heller. Joyce holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in harpsichord performance from Stony Brook University and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from UC Berkeley. She has studied harpsichord with Charlene Brendler, Arthur Haas, and Davitt Moroney.

"I enjoy learning and teaching about music and hope that my passion will inspire the next generation of music enthusiasts! I am very grateful for all the wonderful opportunities and support GradFUTURES has provided!"

I have participated in the following GradFUTURES Programs: Community College Teaching Fellowship

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