Dr. Ying-Chieh (Amber) Chen
Taiwanese pianist Ying-Chieh Chen debuted her solo piano recital at the age of six in Taoyuan city, Taiwan. Ying-Chieh has performed in Taiwan, Japan, China and the United States. Prize winner of the National Prague Piano Competition, Amadeus Piano Competition and Seidof Piano Competition in Taiwan, Chen has been invited to perform in New Taipei City Concert Hall, Taoyuan Concert Hall, Jungli Arts Hall (Taiwan) , Kagawa Concert Hall (Japan) , Shenzhen Arts Hall (China) , Field Concert Hall (USA) , Rock Hall (USA), Miami music festival and other venues. An active chamber musician, she toured with her piano trio in Taiwan and Japan in 2010.
Ying-Chieh is devoted in both teaching and performance, with optimistic attitude towards everything. She believes that every student has his or her unique potential to build a music world. Ying-Chieh is active in both pursuing the academic achievement and exploring to improve the piano pedagogical method for different students.
Ying-Chieh received her degree for Doctoral of Musical Arts, majoring in piano performance under Gustavo Romero and minoring in piano pedagogy at University of North Texas. She obtained her Master’s degree of music at Temple University in Philadelphia under pianist Ching-Yun Hu, the silver prize winner of Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition and the founder of Philadelphia Young Pianist’s Academy. Ying-Chieh earned her Bachelor’s d