Yung-Chiu Wang has performed in concerts worldwide and appeared in journals in multiple languages including the cover page of Germany’s “DortmunderRundschau.” She received the Distinguished Achievement award from the University of Wisconsin for her outstanding performance of the rarely played Paderewski Piano Concerto and Horowitz’s “Carmen Variations,” for which no score existed, having learned the work from the composer’s recording.
Her recent project "Law & Order: Theme & Variations" based on Bach's Goldberg Variations has been received well at various colleges and educators association. It was accepted by NASA Kennedy Space Center in May 2017 for their outreach program, enabling her to visit behind-the-scenes at KSC for SpaceX CRS-11 cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station and its launch.
She has performed chamber music with members of major orchestras, including the London Symphony, Boston Symphony, and Taiwan National Symphony, as well as with faculty members from major institutions, such as Yale University and Manhattan School of Music.
Ms. Wang studied at Royal Academy of Music in London, UK, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and holds a doctorate degree in Piano Performance from the University of Houston. She She currently holds an appointment as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Music at Texas Southern University and previously taught at Texas A&M University-College Station.
Outside her profession, Ms. Wang is a member of the Disaster Action Team of the American Red Cross. She is devoted to promoting disaster awareness and frequently responds to spontaneous disasters. Her unique experience includes coordinating the disaster relief for a 3-alarm fire, co-organizing a 200-person shelter, and was recently certified as a forklift operator for disaster relief. In both 2014 and 2015, she was chosen by the regional office as “Disaster Action Team Member of the Month” for her contribution to the organization and the community.
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