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Donna Weng Friedman

Donna Weng Friedman

Donna Weng Friedman is an award-winning pianist, soloist, chamber musician, teacher, curator, and app developer. With WQXR, she produced Heritage and Harmony, a virtual concert series celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month. She co-created and co-hosted HER/MUSIC; HER/STORY (WQXR), and a concert series of women composers, past and present. She was the guest speaker on TEDx Santa Barbara’s series Making Waves: Conversations with Influencers and Disruptors. In January 2021, she was featured on the National Women’s History Museum’s series, Sundays@Home, honoring women who inspire others. At the National Women’s History Museum, she will launch two educational programs in 2022, featuring female BIPOC role models for school-aged girls of color. She performed solo with symphony orchestras, made her New York debut at the 92nd Street Y, and performed at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. She curated the Donna Weng Friedman Master Class Series at Princeton University, where she serves on the Music Department’s Advisory Council. She holds a B.A. from Princeton University and a Master's in Music from Juilliard. She recorded Frames of Life and created TheMusicBeeClub interactive classical music apps for children produced by David Frost. www.wqxr.org/story/heritage-harmony/www.wqxr.org/shows/her-music-her-story/music.princeton.edu/events/donna-weng-friedman-%E2%80%9980-master-class-series http://wijsf.org

Duration: 57 min

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