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ABOUT

About me

Hsiao-Han Yang was born in Taoyuan, Taiwan. She started studying the piano at the age of 6, and was first taught by her mother. She made her debut at the age of 11 performing a piece of well-known Taiwanese composer, Mao-Hsuan Chen. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the National Taipei University of Education (Taipei, Taiwan), majoring in Piano Performance with minors in singing, and conducting. As an undergraduate, she was elected the Vice Director and Director of the Student Association of the Music Department,  and Teaching Assistant of the Music Director.

 

She recently graduated from Temple University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) completing her dual masters’ program for Piano Performance, and Collaborative Piano & Chamber Music with Ching-Yun Hu and Lambert Orkis respectively. She is currently active in the Greater Philadelphia Area as a collaborative pianist, educator, and administrator.
 

Hsiao-Han has performed as a soloist and chamber pianist at Barry University (Miami, Florida), Colby College (Waterville, Maine), Curtis Field Concert Hall (Curtis Institute of Music), Rock Hall Auditorium (Temple University), National Taiwan Normal University’s Concert Hall, National Chiao Tung University Arts Center (Hsinchu, Taiwan), National Taipei University of Education’s Concert Hall (Taipei, Taiwan), Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, and Presser Hall (Philadelphia).

 

Hsiao-Han’s been teaching private piano lessons to students of all ages since 2012. Her mother taught piano students at their home. Over the years, Hsiao-Han observed the progression of students under the tutelage of her mother. Just like her mother, Hsiao-Han is passionate about piano education and helping students achieve their goals.

 

Hsiao-Han has been assisting renowned pianist Ching-Yun Hu since 2018 mainly as a project manager for the Philadelphia Young Pianists’ Academy (PYPA) Piano Festival. As a project manager she manages PYPA social media, schedules daily masterclasses and all the events, handles PYPA correspondence, creates festival program awards booklets, and organizes International Philadelphia Piano Competition within PYPA.

 

Piano teacher
As a pianist
As a Admin
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