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Szu-Ying Huang

Taiwanese pianist Szu-Ying Huang has extensive experience as soloist and chamber musician. Also highly experienced in art song, opera, and choral music, she has performed in major cities throughout the United States, Canada, China, and Taiwan. A pianist since the age of five, her playing is characterized by warmth, passion and a deep musical understanding.

An active collaborative pianist with a specialization in vocal repertoire, Huang received a full scholarship to participate the Mimir Chamber Music Festival in Fort Worth (2010). She had the honor of attending the SongFest program (Los Angeles, 2014) as a Stern Fellow. That same summer, she also participated by invitation in the Art Song Festival at the Toronto Summer Music as an Academy Pianist Fellow under the instruction of François Le Roux, Graham Johnson and Steven Philcox. In summer 2016, Huang also joined Chicago Summer Opera as the resident pianist. Starting in the summer of 2015, Huang joined the staff of American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria, serving as staff pianist.

Huang holds the Bachelor of Music degree as a distinguished student from National Kaohsiung Normal University (2009) and received the Master of Music degree in piano performance under the instruction of Marian Hahn from the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University (2011). She is in the final stage of her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance at University of North Texas, where she held an Accompanying Teaching Fellowship and serves additionally as Choral Accompanying Teaching Assistant from 2012 to 2016. At UNT, she is under the instruction of Gustavo Romero and Elvia Puccinelli.

Starting in the fall of 2016, Huang is the collaborative piano fellow at Bard College Conservatory of Music, working closely with vocal coaches Dawn Upshaw, Kayo Iwama, Nic Muni, and Erika Switzer, opera director Mary Birnbaum, and collaborative piano faculty Frank Corliss.