Amy J. Yang
Hailed by The New York Concert Review as "a magnificent artist and poet", pianist Amy Yang is a seasoned soloist and chamber musician. In the 2012–13 season, she played over 70 concerts, including solo appearances with the Mansfield Symphony and Shenyang Conservatory Philharmonic and performances in Merkin Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Detroit Institute of the Arts, and the Kravis Center, among others.
First prizewinner of competitions including the International Corpus Christi Young Artists' Competition and the Kosciuszko National Chopin Piano Competition, Ms. Yang has collaborated with numerous renowned musicians, soloed with symphonies such as the Houston Symphony, and toured with Musicians from Ravinia and Curtis on Tour. Festival appearances include Marlboro Music Festival, Ravinia Festival, Prussia Cove Masterclasses, Verbier Academy, Chamber Music Northwest, OK Mozart, and Music from Angel Fire. She gave world premieres of music by Ezra Laderman and Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw.
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 Prize for an Outstanding Pianist as well as the Alumni Association Prize. She is a chamber music mentor within the Curtis Institute of Music’s young artist initiative.
During Curtis Summerfest 2014 Ms. Yang will serve as program director and piano faculty for the Young Artist Summer Program and piano faculty for Chamber Music for Adult Musicians.