Keyboard / Ni-Jung Yang

     Born in Taiwan, Yang started her music study since Junior High School. She graduated from Kuang Jen Catholic High School, National Taiwan Academy of Arts, Soochow University and National Sun Yat-Sen University, major in piano performance. After her master degree , she continually approached her Doctoral Degree (DMA) in piano performance at Michigan State University since 2005. During her doctoral study, Yang also owned the Graduate Assistantship from MSU, being a piano collaborator for chamber ensemble. Yang was also appointed to be the piano accompanist of Richard Fracker’s (Area Chair of Vocal Art MSU) vocal studio. During her academic studies, she worked with Professor Panayis Lyras, Mei-Wen Lee, Li-Hui Chen, Kuei-I Tsai, Wen-Hsiu Lee and Hsen-Yu Hsih.

     After Yang owned her doctoral degree from MSU in 2008, she came back to Taiwan and devoted in performance, music education and research. She has held several piano solo recitals in National Concert Hall and worked with ensemble, chamber orchestra and chorus. As a researcher, Yang also published her paper in several international conferences held by major universities of Taiwan, focusing on piano performance practices in the Romantic era. Yang is currently the assistant professor of General Education Center in Kaohsiung Medical University and Music Department in National Sun Yat-Sen University.