“A major musician of tremendous stature, a deeply probing artist.” (Dr. Tom Wendel, late Chair of the American Beethoven Society.)
“What a paradise life would be if all the concerts I reviewed were as good as this one. Pianist Lishan Hung gave a truly extraordinary performance…, making music at the highest level….”
(Timothy Gilligan, New York Concert Review)
As a winner of the Artists International Lishan Hung made her New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in 2003 to great acclaim, which led to a return in 2005. Her performance of Cesar Franck’s Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue was cited as “perhaps the finest performance of this piece I’ve ever heard” by Timothy Gilligan in the New York Concert Review. She has also received high praises from reviews by the Washington Post and Baltimore Sun.
An active soloist and a chamber musician, Lishan Hung has appeared across the United States and internationally. Besides Carnegie Hall, she has performed in other venues, such as Salle Gaveau in Paris, Cultural Center in Munich, Rachmaninoff Hall in Moscow, Merkin Hall in New York, Shriver Hall Concert Series in Baltimore, Orpheus Classical Music Series in Chicago, Steinway Society of the Bay Area Recital Series in San Jose, Sejong Cultural Arts Center in Seoul, Korea, and National Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. Lishan has made guest appearances with the Taipei Symphony Orchestra, Stockton Symphony, Palo Alto Philharmonic, Sheboygan Symphony, and Hunan Symphony Orchestra in China. She has collaborated with many distinguished artists and conductors including Menahem Pressler, Bin Huang, and Peter Jaffe. Her performances have been broadcast on Television and Radio, including WBAL and WBJC in Baltimore, WFYI in Indianapolis, WPR in Wisconsin, KTSF26 in San Francisco, and FEBC in Seoul.
Hung has been invited as a guest artist and presented master classes at universities and festivals in the US, Taiwan, and China, including Ball State University, University of North Florida, Steinway Society of the Bay Area Midsummer Festival, Maud Powell Festival, and National Taiwan University of Arts. Since 2008, she has been on the piano faculty at the MasterWorks Festival.
A native Taiwanese, Hung obtained her Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, where she studied with the renowned pianist Ann Schein and coached chamber music with Earl Carlyss. In addition, she worked with Jorg Demus, Grant Johannessen, and the Alban Berg String Quartet, and performed in master classes with Abbey Simon, Paul Baduraskoda, Sergei Dorensky, and Evgeny Malinin.
Dr. Hung now serves as Associate Professor and the Keyboard Area Coordinator at Biola University in La Mirada, California.
洪儷珊（Li-Shan Hung）早年自台灣赴美學習音樂及鋼琴演奏。曾獲紐約國際藝術家大獎，在紐約卡內基音樂廳舉辦個人鋼琴獨奏音樂會，目前在南加一所大學執教。她表示，不輕言放棄才能獲得成就。5月11日（周日）Biola大學音樂系邀請鋼琴大師Menahem Pressler舉辦鋼琴演奏會，洪儷珊也將參與演出。
1991年赴美留學，在Peabody Conservatory of the Joins Hopkins University獲得音樂碩士和博士學位。2002年她獲得紐約國際藝術家大獎，2003年和2005年在卡內基音樂廳舉辦鋼琴獨奏音樂會。她還獲得Palo Alto愛樂協奏曲比賽第一名、Harrison Winter鋼琴比賽第二名，台灣全國鋼琴比賽第一名。在Peabody母校學習期間，她獲得Annie Wentz及Rose Marie Milholland獎，並獲得Pi Kappa Lambda美國國家音樂榮譽協會會員。
Source from Music from Taiwan Series No. 1 2012