DMA, MM, The Juilliard School; BA in Music and BS in Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University. Principal teachers: Jerome Lowenthal, Jean-François Antonioli, and Alexei Golovine.
Piano; Chamber Music; Artistic Advisor, Chamber MusicProfile:
Numerous awards include Pro Piano Artist of the Year, Pro Musicis International Award, Grand Prize at Palm Beach Invitational Piano Competition, $25,000 Christel Award from American Pianists Association, Sudler Prize for outstanding achievement in the arts from Stanford University, and Petschek Award, Juilliard’s highest honor awarded to a pianist. Has appeared in concert in New York at Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, and Avery Fisher Hall in Mostly Mozart Festival; in Paris at Théâtre de l’Athénée and Salle Cortot; in Washington, D.C., at National Gallery and Kennedy Center; and in Taipei at Taipei National Concert Hall. Performed Mexican premiere of Clara Schumann’s piano concerto on four days’ notice. Discography on the Pro Piano label includes a recording of Debussy's etudes, awarded a Diapason d’Or in France and named as a "desert island selection" by Gramophone magazine; works by Liszt and Busoni; and premieres of works by the Argentine composer Ezequiel Viñao. Her recording of piano music by Jiang Wenye was selected by celebrated film director Hou Hsiao-Hsien for his movie Café Lumière, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival. Taught at Oberlin Conservatory and Hunter College. Master classes in France, Taiwan, and the United States. Currently artistic director of Classics Abroad’s summer Paris Piano Program at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. Faculty, Mannes College, since 1999.