As a professional and upcoming pianist, she has won numerous awards and honors including: Silver Prize Winners of Paris Music Competition 2019, 1st Prize Winners of American Protege International Competition 2018, chosen participant for Gilmore Keyboard Festival 2018, first prize winner of Cremona International Music Academy String & Piano Competition, winner of the 2017 American Opera Society of Chicago Scholarship, winner of the 2016 Jerome and Elaine Nerenberg Foundation Scholarships. Allison has performed internationally including Weill Recital Hall-Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Opera America- Scorca Hall, Chicago Cultural Center- Preston Bradley Hall, Ganz Hall, the Stradivari Museum- Giovanni Arvedi Auditorium, Priestereminar in Graz, and she travels back to Taiwan regularly and gives community performances. As a collaborative pianist, she is co-founder of the W. 4th Duo and Bowery Trio, participated in 2019 AIMS intensive summer program in Graz, Austria, and has also played in Masterclasses for Martin Katz, Barbara Bonney, Ulrich Eisenlohr, Bo Skovhus, and Wonkak Kim.
Allison is passionate as a soloist, educator, collaborator. She seeks out opportunities to collaborate with different artists internationally and shows the beauty of music through performance playing repertoire in all types of setting. As a certified music educator, she strives to educate people about art culture, and advocates for the importance of music education in all levels of schools through her passion and expertise on the subject. She has had extended training and experience in music education and have taught students of various levels.
Allison has studied with Inesa Sinkevych, Ludmila Lazar, Yi-Fang Chiang, and Judith Jaimes. She received her Bachelor’s Degrees in Piano Performance and Music Education at Roosevelt University- Chicago College of Performing Arts, and her Master Degree in Piano Performance at Manhattan School of Music.