Love, Upon a Time ~ Hanford

2020-02-13    21:00
Immune to the ravage of Time, songs to endure the Ages
From the 70's to the 90's, Hanford's Classics,"Love, Upon a Time"

singing-songwriter, grew up in Toronto, Canada. He attended film school in 2008, which he was planning to make films for the rest of his life. Throughout those years, he starting singing professionally in concert halls and joined many local competitions. During that time, he won many singing awards including Toronto New Talent Singing Competition for which he won the “Runner-up” award as well as the “Best Stage Charisma” award. He also enjoys performing a wide range of music genres including Pop, Jazz, Soul, Funk, and Rock. With over hundreds of successful performances and events under his belt throughout Canada, China, Japan and Hong Kong, Hanford released 2 singles "Please Show Me" and "Far Away" from his EP "Momentum", which will be released in early 2019.
Pianist Melodie Wong 
Pianist Melodie Wong has recently returned from New York City, where she was working as a performer, an educator, and the Manhattan Central Manager at The Piano School of NYC.  Her significant piano awards include the 71st Steinway & Sons International Youth Piano Competition, 14th Osaka International Music Competition, 3rd Macau-Asia Youth Piano Competition, Hong Kong Golden Bauhinia International Youth Piano Competition, and 2nd Japan-Hong Kong International Music Competition. She was honored with the title of Hong Kong Scholar, and has received other honors such as NYU Dorothy Morse Scholarship, Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme, and CUHK Outstanding Achievement Award.
Melodie completed her master’s degree in the studio of Eteri Andjaparidze at New York University, where she also obtained her advanced certificate in Performance & Pedagogy. In NYU, she was an adjunct piano faculty and a collaborative instructor at the Department of Music & Performing Arts Professions. She has given individual piano lessons to more than 80 NYU undergraduate students, and has collaborated with numerous classical instrumentalists and musical theatre singers. In 2018-19, she taught in public and private nursery, elementary and high schools as a music teacher, and was performing with the OperaRox Production@NYC.
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