Hailed by The New York Concert Review as "a magnificent artist and poet," AMY YANG is a seasoned soloist, chamber musician, and pedagogue. Recent engagements include collaborations with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Patricia Kopatchinskaya, National Youth Orchestra of USA, Penn Symphony Orchestra, participating in the Mitsuko Uchida Workshop at Carnegie Hall, and returning to Weill Recital Hall, Kennedy Center, and Gardner Museum. Upcoming engagements include soloing with Tuscaloosa Symphony, performing with Dover Quartet, appearing on Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Schneider Concert Series.
Major engagements include soloing with Houston Symphony; collaborating with Jasper, Amphion, Aizuri, and Daedalus Quartets; premiering music by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, Avner Dorman, Ezra Laderman; and appearing at Marlboro Music Festival, Ravinia Festival, Prussia Cove Masterclasses, Verbier Academy, and Caramoor.
She serves as Chamber Music Mentor at Curtis Institute of Music and Chamber Music Coach at The University of Pennsylvania. At Curtis Summerfest, she is the Program Director and faculty for its Young Artist Summer Program and faculty for the Chamber Music and Orchestra for Adults program.
She attributes her growth to the teaching of Claude Frank, Peter Frankl, Robert McDonald, Mitsuko Uchida, and Timothy Hester. As a juror, she has judged the Bravura Philharmonic Concerto Competition, Temple University Concerto Competition, NJMTA, CCC Toronto Piano Competition, and the Marian Garcia Competitions at PSU.
Ms. Yang is an alumna of Curtis Institute of Music, Juilliard School, and Yale School of Music, where she received the Parisot Award for an Outstanding Pianist and Alumni Association Prize. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, drawing, and reading poetry and neuroscience. www.amyjyang.com