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Patrick Galvin and Jennifer Hou in concert

Date & Time: Saturday February 19, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Venue: 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $25 General, $20 Seniors/Students

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  1. Nocturne in C# minor – Chopin/trans. Milstein
  2. Souvenir – J. Sibelius
  3. Poéme – E. Chausson
  4. Louisiana Blues Strut (A Cakewalk) – Coleridge-Taylor Parkinson
  5. Fratres (for Violin and Piano) – Arvo Pärt


In accordance with health and safety guidelines from the City and County of San Francisco, a face covering is required for all concerts at Incarnation Episcopal church and must be worn at all times. Face masks must completely cover nose and mouth and have ear loops or similar to hold in place. Gaiters and bandanas are not acceptable. Please click here for full details.

About the Artists

Jennifer Hou, piano
Jennifer Hou is an Australian pianist and a second-year Masters student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She studies with Corey McVicar and Jon Nakamatsu and is the piano department assistant. Jennifer has performed at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Town Hall and NSW Parliament House, and made her concerto debut with the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra in 2018. She is an alumni of the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival (2021), and has also participated in masterclasses in Europe. Jennifer completed her Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours, and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of New South Wales in 2019. She is generously supported by the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, the PPCA Performers Trust Foundation, and the American Australian Association Arts Fund.

Patrick Galvin, violin

Patrick Galvin is a graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Camilla Wicks and Wei He. Patrick also spent two years studying violin with Barbara Gorzynska at the Prayner Konservatorium in Vienna, Austria.

Patrick made his solo debut at age 11 with the Oakland East Bay Symphony playing the Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1. He was winner of the East Bay Young Artist Competition in 2000, the Yehudi Menuhin/Helen Dowling award in 2002 and the Kensington Young Artist Competition in 2003. In April 2004 he was the soloist with the Kensington Symphony playing the Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No 5. He has also performed at the Junior Bach Festival. In 2013 and 2015, Patrick competed in the Johannes Brahms International Competition in Pörtschach, Austria.

When he is not performing, Patrick teaches violin at a local school and out of his home in San Francisco. He has also written for the online journal The San Francisco Classical Voice. In 2014, Patrick was selected to be a fellow in the Rubin Institute for Music Criticism. During his time at the University of San Francisco, he was selected to be a Davies Scholar.



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