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Jeannette Fang

Jeannette Fang

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Jeannette Fang is an imaginative and expressive pianist whose dynamic performances have attracted the attention of both professionals as well as the concert going public. She most recently was the 2nd place Young Artist Performance National winner of the MTNAYoung Artist Competition. From an early age her creative pianism was recognized through many awards such as first prize in the 20th International Young Artists’ Piano Competition in Washington, D.C., second prize in the 2003 Oberlin International Piano Competition, top honors in various MTNA competitions, awards from the National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts and the National Alliance for the Arts, and first prize in the 2000 Steinway Society Scholarship competition. She is the recipient of the Elizabeth J. Parisot award from Yale School of Music, the winner of the Karlfried Nordman Scholarship Piano Competition at Juilliard, and was named a National Presidential Scholar in the Arts in 2003. An active presence on the concert stage, Ms. Fang performs regularly in such settings as Alice Tully Hall, John F. Kennedy Center, Zankel Hall, Bargemusic, Peter J. Sharp Theater, Weill Recital Hall, Steinway Hall, Sprague Recital Hall, and many others. She has been a featured performer on the McGraw-Hill Young Artist’s Showcase onWQXR-NewYork,and on NPR’s“From theTop”broadcast from the Disney Institute in California. She has soloed with numerous orchestras including the New Jersey Philharmonic, Battleground Symphony, and St. Mary’s Chamber Orchestra, and has won concerto competitions resulting in orchestra performances at both Juilliard Pre-College and Manhattan School of Music. She has served as Artist-In- Residence for two years at St. Mary’s Church Concert Series in South Amboy, NJ, and has performed as a guest artist at Boston Conservatory, Jacob’s Pillow Festival, the Watchung Arts Center, as well as others. In addition to her long-standing commitment to solo piano performance, Ms. Fang is a passionate and experienced chamber musician.She was a young artist at theTaos Music Festival in the summer of 2012, and has spent three summers at the prestigious YellowBarn Festival in Vermont. She has performed with faculty and various new music groups in such venues as Zankel Hall, Bargemusic, Chamberfest at Juiliiard, and Le Poisson Rouge. She enjoys working in the world of contemporary music through active and ongoing collaborations with prominent composers such as David Lang, Shulamit Ran, Aaron Jay Kernis, Philippe Hersant, and Stephan Cox. Ms. Fang holds degrees from the Juilliard School,Yale School of Music, and is currently pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Michigan. Her principal teachers have included Peter Frankl, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Robert McDonald, Julian Martin, and Logan Skelton. Her first piano teacher was her mother, Dr. Julia Lam.

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