Tzu-Yi Chen received her M.M. and Solistexamen (D.M.A. equivalent) in piano performance from the National Kalrsurhe Music University in Germany. She has also attended Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia where she studied with Alexander Korbin and served as a teaching assistant.

Performance and Teaching Experience

Tzu-Yi is one of Taiwan’s most talented and promising pianists of her generation. Known for her musical insight, wide ranged repertoire, technical command, and up to five language skills, Tzu-Yi performs actively as soloist, collaborative artist, and chamber musician.

Recent performances have included: performances including Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto no.3 with CSU Philharmonic, recitals at Jule Collins Smith Museum in Auburn, Legacy Hall of Schwob Music School in Columbus, and Canterbury Court in Atlanta. She is particularly devoted to chamber ensembles, including concerts of the piano-violin duo “Beethoven Project” with violinist Boris Abramov. They performed the complete Beethoven 10 violin sonatas in three recitals in Atlanta, Auburn and Columbus. She gave her debut at Carnegie Hall in October of 2014.

Tzu-Yi serves as music staff at the Taiwanese Presbyterian Church in Washington DC.

At Levine

Tzu-Yi joined the Levine faculty in the fall of 2014 and teaches individual piano lessons.