Piano Recitalist and Collaborator
Piano faculty of Community College of Music and Arts
Certified Teacher, The Music Teachers' Association of California(MTAC)
Master of Music in Piano Performance, USC
As an established pianist, in October 2018, TINGYUAN performed in events such as ‘‘Winners’ Concert’’ of The 2019 United States International Music Competition at the Recital Hall in the Santa Clara University, Roomful of Pianos-NAMM Show, ‘Young Professionals on Stage’ Recital Series at 2018 CAPMT State Conference and etc.
In September 2017, TINGYUAN was invited to play and speak in a series of solo piano recitals and lecture recitals in prestigious venues such as Gulangyu Concert Hall, Guangxi University and Sichuan Normal University in China.
As the winner of many national and international awards, TINGYUAN has won well-known piano competitions such as The 2019 United States International Music Competition, The 2018 Piano Competition of Montecito International Music Festival in California, The 2017 China-ASEAN Youth Piano Competition, The 2017 Pearl River-Kayserburg International Youth Piano Competition, The 2017 Steinway International Youth Piano Competition, The 2013 KAWAI Asia Piano Competition and so on.
TINGYUAN obtained the Master of Music degree on solo piano performance, under the instruction of the legendary pianist Daniel Pollack, from the prestigious Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California.
Piano Solo Recital in Gulangyu Concert Hall
NOVEMBER 24TH 2017
Etudes Op. 25 No.1 Frederic Chopin
Etudes-Tableaux Op.33 No.6 Sergei Rachmaninoff
Sonata Op.14 No.2 in G Major Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata-Fantasy Op.19 No.2 Alexander Scriabin
Miroirs Maurice Ravel
Une barque sur l’ocean
Alborada del gracioso
La vallée des cloches
As a piano recitalist, TINGYUAN gave piano solo concerts at Guangxi Arts Institute and Yulin Normal University in 2015. In the fall of 2017, Tingyuan was invited to play a series of solo piano recitals in Guangxi Teaching Academy, Guangxi University, Xiamen Gulangyu Music Hall and Sichuan Teaching University. Her piano performing was highly appraised by medias. Xiamen Nighttime Newspaper posted a concert review for Tingyuan’s recital and commenting on TINGYUAN’s impressive music achievements.
TINGYUAN's concert series and career was interviewed and reported by by the following press:
The ‘America’s Focus’ on ETTV(东森新闻): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSUGVU358C4
The ‘Bay Area Focus’ on KTSF TV Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLdFHMqWYo8
The UC Radio(美国中文电台）on ‘Today’s Focus’
Sing Tao Chinese Radio（星岛中文台) on ‘Happy Equation’
Northern China Net（北国网）
SingTao Daily Newspaper（星岛日报）
Ting's Piano Studio
Serving South and East Bay Area, TING's private piano studio locates in Newark, CA94560(REQUEST FOR MORE INFO). Ms.Ting also teaches part-time in Mountain View and Cupertino.
From the year of 2012, Ms.Ting started teaching students for piano lessons. Besides guiding students improve their piano skills and understanding, she is also specified on teaching students for piano exams such as The ABRSM music exam and other piano competitions.
''My strength is in classical style especially Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Impressionism. But I also enjoy teaching Jazz and New Age Music. With a caring, warm and encouraging manner, I like to take care of students’ various needs to make sure they develop their musical strengths well. I hope my students feel playing piano is a natural way of human expression and love to spend time exploring different pieces and methods. ''