Chung-Hsi Hsieh, piano
Pianist Chung-Hsi Hsieh is from Taiwan. He won top prizes in the Nena Wideman International Piano Competition, Chinese Taipei International Chopin Competition, Taiwan Concerto Competition, Corpus Christi Young Artists Competition, and Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. He has appeared as a soloist in renowned recital halls such as Carnegie Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Hall, Klavierhaus, and Steinway Hall in New York City, and Taiwan National Recital Hall. He was a Young Artist at the Irving Gilmore International Keyboard Festival in Kalamazoo, MI, as well as Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival. As a chamber musician he has collaborated with harpist Jessica Zhou, the Great Wall String Quartet, and Jae Young Cosmos Lee, founder of A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra, appearing in recitals in Boston, Los Angeles, Beijing, Shanghai and Shenyang.
Mr. Hsieh started his musical training on the piano at age 4. He obtained his high school diploma from Interlochen Arts Academy, BM and MM from The Juilliard School, and DMA from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. His principle teachers were Victoria Mushkatkol, Seymour Lipkin, and Susan Starr. Currently, he teaches Piano Performance and Music Theory and Ear Training in the Diller-Quaile School of Music.