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General Admission: $10

Doors Open at 6:30 P.M. | Concerts Begins at 7:00 P.M.


Join us for an intimate evening of original music and storytelling with Sobina Chi Kanter, as she shares her deeply personal journey of embracing womanhood, motherhood, and her immigration from Taiwan to the United States. Over the past four years, Sobina has transitioned from a single woman to a married mother of one. In this performance, Sobina will take you through her experiences, celebrating the resilience and love that have shaped her.


  • Blue, Red and White
  • Discussion
  • Lullaby in G
  • Droids land on the moon, sideways
  • Sleepless
  • Peek-a-boo
  • Baby Camel
  • Portrait
  • Downtown 57N
  • Brown Bear Brown Bear what do you see

(All original compositions by Sobina Chi Kanter)

Take a listen for Sobina’s improv (For Dan Dan)


Piano: Sobina Chi Kanter
Saxophone: Jasper Shogo Dutz
Drums: Zack O’Farrill
Bass: Bam Rodríguez
Violin: Yu-Wei Hsiao

Vocalist Tais Szilagi
Dancer Chieh Hsiung


ABOUT Sobina Chi Kanter

Sobina Chi Kanter (Yi-Hsuan Chi 祁苡瑄), pianist, music director, composer and educator. Sobina was born in Taipei, Taiwan to a musical family. She began studying piano as a young child, and since then has made many musical strides. Before leaving for the United States, she was active in the thriving Taiwanese jazz scene and featured at the Taichung Jazz Festival 4 years in a row. Her love of jazz drove her to make the leap to study abroad and continue her studies in New York under the tutelage of Grammy award pianist Arturo O’Farrill. She received a Bachelors of Arts degree and Master of Music from City University of New York (CUNY), Brooklyn College Conservatory where she studied with Mr. O’Farrill and worked as an assistant to him at Brooklyn College Conservatory for 7 years. She is currently a resident of Metuchen, New Jersey and is performing and teaching throughout the east coast. She wants to continue to make an impact on the New York musical community and abroad. sobinamusic.com

Music director credits include: Museum of Chinese in America: “Fly me away” (2023). Astoria Performing Art Center: “Man of La Mancha” (2022). National Taichung Theater: “Tropical Angels” (2019-2021). The Gallery Players: “Little Women” (2019) “Once upon a mattress” (2019) “A New Brain.” (2018) “You’re a Goodman Charlie Brown.” (2017) “Marry Me a Little.” (2017). Bishop Kearney High School: “Wizard of Oz“ (2019) “Godspell” (2018)

Pianist credits include: Carnegie Hall, Apollo Theater, Flushing Town Hall, Museum of Chinese in America, Merkin Hall, Culture Lab LIC, Empty Sky 9/11 Memorial Foundation, New York Winter Jazz Festival, Passport to Taiwan Festival, National Taichung Theater, The Duplex Cabaret and Piano Bar, Birdland Jazz Club, Tectonic Theater Project in Guggenheim Museum, Gracie Mansion for New York City mayor Bill De Blasio, Pregones Theater, Shapeshifter lab, Klub 45, Hershey Theatre, The Gallery Players, ART New York Bruce Mitchell, Flushing Taiwan Center, Bishop Kearney High school, Taipei Economic and Cultural Oce in New York, Church Street School for Music and Art, Beacon School, Leonard & Claire Tow Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College, Taipei Jazz Festival, Taichung International Jazz Festival etc.

July 26, 2024
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm