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, chamber musician, and pedagogue. She has made appearances in major concert halls throughout the United States, Europe, and China; and at the Marlboro, Ravinia, and Verbier festivals. She recently joined the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania as a chamber music coach, and has served as a juror for the Bravura Philharmonic Concerto Competition, Temple University Concerto Competition, New Jersey Music Teacher’s Association Masterclass Competition, and CCC Toronto Piano Competition.
As a chamber musician, Ms. Yang has shared the stage with Richard Goode, Ida Kavafian, David Shifrin, Arnold Steinhardt, Michael Tree, Peter Wiley, Roberto Díaz, among others. She is founder of The Schumann Project and is currently preparing her debut solo album.
Ms. Yang is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, the Juilliard School, and the Yale School of Music. Her teachers include Timothy Hester, Claude Frank, Robert McDonald, and Peter Frankl.
Ms. Yang joined the Curtis faculty in 2011. She is the program director and a member of the piano faculty of the Curtis Summerfest Young Artist Summer program, and also serves on the piano faculty of Summerfest’s Chamber Music and Orchestra for Adults program.