American Liszt Society Southern California

Board of Directors

Executive Board


President and Co-Founder

Pianist Dmitry Rachmanov has garnered much acclaim for his passionate performances, refined musicianship and brilliant pianism. Hailed as an “indisputable musician”……

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Vice President

Croatian pianist Ivana Grubelic Malo has performed in England, Austria, Portugal, Croatia and the United States. She has been featured as a soloist in recordings with The Budapest……


Katherine Hickey


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Board Members

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Yue-Fun Chuang

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Widely praised for her elegant, beautiful piano playing and her signature sonorous singing sound, Dr. Yue-Fun Chuang has performed in Taiwan…


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Dr. Park stands as a distinguished Korean-American solo pianist, chamber musician, and educator. He clinched the esteemed First Prize in the Joanna Hodges…

Niles at Piano

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Pianist Steven Niles counts the music of Franz Liszt among his primary passions. He has performed multiple hours of Liszt’s music in concert halls on three continents, led Liszt…

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Éva Polgár is a sought-after recitalist, concerto soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, educator, and adjudicator. Beyond her devotion to performing traditional piano……

Judy Tran

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Los Angeles-based singer, pianist, and composer.  Shu studied at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA) and went on to study at Oberlin Conservatory of Music……


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Praised for the passion and authority she commands with her playing, award-winning pianist Ruby Wang made her solo debut at the age of eight in Mississauga, Canada. From there, she…..