Joanna Ting, piano
Taiwanese pianist Joanna Hsin-Ju Ting has been active as a soloist, performer with orchestra, chamber musician and accompanist in Taiwan, the United States, Thailand and China. Ting has performed as soloist with Brevard Symphony Orchestra, Eastern Music Festival Orchestra, Taipei Symphony, National Chiayi University Symphony Orchestra and National Chiayi University Wind Ensemble. She has collaborated in chamber music recital with acclaimed instrumentalists including Cellists Stephen Kates, Dariusz Skoraczewski, Zuill Bailey, Chien-an Chen, I-Ching Cheng; Violinists Bin Hung, Shien-Ta Su, Tao Yu, Ray Chang; Violists Chen-Hung Ho, Joseph Jui Wang; Flutists Sarah Wu, Sabina Chu-Chun Chiang etc. Her performances have been broadcast on IC Radio in Taiwan.
In three consecutive years in her native country, Ms. Ting won First Prize in the National Taiwan Music Competition, which presented her in recitals in major concert halls in Taipei at age 13. During her years of studying in the United States, Ms. Ting also is the prizewinner of national piano competitions, including First Prize in the Southern California Young Artist Piano Competition, First Prize in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) National Young Artist Competition, Concerto Winner in the Brevard Concerto Competition and the Eastern Music Festival Concerto Competition.
Ms. Ting earned her Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral of Musical Arts degrees in Piano Performance from the Peabody Conservatory of Music of the Johns Hopkins University, where she was granted full tuition Graduate Assistantship in Accompanying and two years in Ear-Training. She graduated with distinction and has been honored at Peabody with the Lillian Gutman Piano Award, the Sarah Stulman Zierler Prize in Accompanying, and the Annie Wentz Prize. Her principal piano teachers include Ellen Mack, Gregory Sioles, Robert Weirich, and Dorothy Huang.
She is presently a full-time Associate Professor at the National Chiayi University; she also teaches at the University of Taipei and the National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan.