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Yu-Hsin Teng

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A native of Taiwan, collaborative pianist Yu-Hsin Teng received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Collaborative Piano at the Sarah and Ernest School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin as a student of Colette Valentine. She was awarded the Butler Excellence Scholarship and Teaching Assistantship at the University of Texas at Austin. She received her Master degree in Collaborative Piano at Boston University. She was Teaching Assistant at Boston University. She served as rehearsal pianist for the William Lewis School of Opera’s production of Die Fledermaus and Bulter Opera Center’s productions of L’elisir d’amore and Carmen. Yu-Hsin had opportunities to perform as a collaborative pianist in the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, playing with young musicians. She won second prize in the Asia Music Competition in Seoul. She has performed piano recitals and concerts and competitions of vocal and instrumental collaboration in Taiwan, Italy, and the United States. In the summer of 2019 and 2022, she received a scholarship to Songfest studying under Graham Johnson, Alan Louis Smith, Margo Garrett, Liza Stepanova, John Musto, Mark Trawka and Kevin Murphy. She premiered Song Cycle “Love, Loss and Exile” by Juhi Basal at San Francisco Conservatory. Her teachers include Patti Wolf, Miguel Campinho, Rick Rowley, Tamara Sanikidze, Javier Arrebola, Robert Merfeld, Melinda Lee Masur, Konstantinos Papadakis, Roberto Plano, Victor Cayres and Chun-Shu Liu, and additional experience studies on harpsichord and organ with Peter Sykes.