Amy J. Yang
Young Artist Initiative Chamber Music Mentor
Hailed by the New York Concert Review as “a magnificent artist and poet,” pianist Amy Yang is a seasoned performer and collaborator. She has concertized in major concert halls throughout the U.S. and in Spain, Poland, Turkey, Switzerland, and China; soloed with the Houston Symphony; attended the Marlboro, Ravinia, and Verbier festivals; and been a guest artist at the Canandaigua Lake, Chamber Music Northwest, Music from Angel Fire, Music in May, OK Mozart, and Olympic festivals.
Passionate about chamber music, Ms. Yang has shared the stage with such extraordinary artists as Richard Goode, Kim Kashkashian. Ida Kavafian, Fred Sherry, David Shifrin, David Soyer, Arnold Steinhardt, Michael Tree, and Peter Wiley, among others. She is founder and curator of the Schumann Project, a special series of concerts and lectures to present Schumann’s complete major solo piano, chamber, and vocal works.
Ms. Yang is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, the Juilliard School, and the Yale School of Music, where she received the Parisot and Alumni Association prizes. She has studied with Timothy Hester, Claude Frank, Robert McDonald, and Peter Frankl.
Ms. Yang joined the Curtis faculty in 2011 and serves as the program director for Curtis Summerfest’s Young Artist Summer Program.