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Winners of First Prize and Best Performance of American Music Award in the Ellis Duo Competition sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs (1997). A sought-after North American piano duo, the Long sisters have performed extensively in North America and Asia:

  • Alice Tully Hall -- Lincoln Center
  • Weill Recital Hall -- Carnegie Hall
  • Phillips Gallery (Washington, D.C.)
  • Embassy Concert Series (Washington, D.C.)
  • Spoleto Festival (Charleston, S.C.)
  • International Piano Festival (Charleston, S.C.)
  • Dallas Museum of Art
  • Taipei Symphony Orchestra Concerts (Taiwan)
  • Plano Symphony Orchestra Concert series (Texas)
  • Opening Gala Concert for Performing Arts Center, University of North Texas
  • Centennial National Convention, National Federation of Music Clubs
  • Canada: Irene Besse Hall (Calgary)
  • Eskisehir Symphony Hall , Turkey
  • China:
    • Wu-hang Music Hall
    • Sheng-Yang Conservatory
    • Hangzhou Grand Theatre
  • Taiwan
    • Outstanding Chinese Concert Series
    • National Music Theater, Taipei
    • Taipei National University of Arts

 Broadcast :

  • National Public Radio
  • CBC (Canada)
  • WRR (Dallas)
  • Philharmonic Radio (Taipei)
  • Radio France (France)
The duo prides itself on presenting innovative programming that brings audiences new perspectives of classical piano music, and modern music by contemporary composers. Click here for reviews.


Repertoire range :

  • Baroque to avant-garde
  • Multi-media presentations
  • Premieres of previously unheard compositions - both by old and recent composers (Two Piano Concerto by Vaughn Williams)

Separately, both Beatrice and Christina have enjoyed distinguished long careers:
 

BEATRICE LONG

Solo Orchestral Performances :

  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
  • Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico
  • National Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan)
  • Taipei Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan)
  • Taipei Civic Orchestra (Taiwan)
  • Jura Symphony Orchestra (France)
  • Laredo Philharmonic (Texas)
  • New Amsterdam Orchestra (New York)
  • Lyric Orchestra, and South Orange Symphony (New Jersey)
  • Mountain Symphony Orchestra (Tennessee)
  • Ensemble du Monde, New York City
Representative Recitals for which Beatrice received critical acclaim :

  • Ravinia Festival (Chicago)
  • Summer Festival (Champagne, France)
  • Del Valle Concert Series (San Francisco)
  • Phillips Gallery Concert Series (Washington, D.C.)
  • Red Star Theater (Hungzhou, China)
  • International Piano Series (Charleston, S.C.)
Awards :

  • Robert Casadesus International Piano Competition (Top Prize)
  • AMSA World Piano Competition
  • Taipei International Piano Competition
Countries Beatrice Long has performed in :

  • Taiwan
  • China
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • England
  • France
  • Belgium
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Honduras
  • Costa Rica
  • Guatemala

Furthermore, Beatrice Long has performed as a "Musical Ambassador" throughout Central America, organized by U.S. Embassies in those countries.

CD Labels:

  • Naxos (the AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE described her Scriabin Mazurkas disc as "impressive" on many levels)
Education and Training:
  • Mieczyslaw Horszowski (Curtis Institute, Philadelphia, PA)
  • Leon Fleisher (Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD)
  • Fou Ts'ong (London, England)
  • Seymour Lipkin (Curtis Institute)
  • Enrique Graf (Peabody Institute)
  • Graduate with Honors: Curtis Institute and Peabody Conservatory of Music)

 

CHRISTINA LONG
  • Artist-in-Residence: Southeast Oklahoma University
  • Assistant Professor of Piano: Westfield State College (Massachusetts)
  • Assistant Professor, Tabor College (Kansas)
  • Recent performances: Dallas Meyerson Symphony Hall
  • Regular appearances: Dallas Chamber Orchestra
  • Individual recitals in the Dallas Metro Area
Awards :

  • Kingsville International Young Performers Competition (First Prize)
  • Sherman Symphony Orchestra Soloist Competition (First Prize)
  • Midland-Odessa Symphony (Top Prize)
  • Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition (Top Prize)
Countries Christina Long has performed in :

  • Canada
  • Taiwan
  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Poland
  • United States
  • Malaysia
Recording Labels :

  • Centaur Records
Christina was commissioned by the Ubiquitous Publishing Company to translate the book, "MY LIFE WITH GREAT PIANISTS" by Franz Mohr.

Representative Performances :

  • Przemysl Music Festival (Poland)
  • Dallas Chamber Orchestra
  • Sherman Symphony Orchestra (Texas)
  • North Shore Symphony Orchestra (Illinois)
  • Newton Symphony Orchestra (Kansas)
  • "Basically Beethoven Series" of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
  • New England Lyric Arts Trio
  • Dallas American Asian Youth Orchestra
  • Festival of Sound (Texas)
  • Texas Computer Musicians Network
  • National Association of Composers, USA
Education and Training :

  • Adam Wodnicki
  • Vladimir Viardo
  • Lillian Long
  • University of North Texas (Doctor of Musical Arts Degree)
  • The Dissertation Award for Excellence in Music Performance