342. Yen-Ching Chiu邱彥菁, Soprano / 2016/05

Yen-Ching Chiu邱彥菁, Soprano


Soprano Yen-Ching Chiu邱彥菁, originally from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, received her Bachelor of Music from Taipei National University of Arts. She received artist scholarship from United Daily News Organization three years in a row from 2004 to 2006. Moreover, she received a two-year scholarship from Texas State University in 2008, and completed her Master of Music in voice performance in 2010 studying under Ms. Cheryl Parrish.

During Yen-Ching’s studies in the United States, she advanced to the final for National Association of Teachers of Singing in southwest Texas area.  Other than developing her professional singing skills, she was also devoted in the chorus field. After graduating from school, she was invited to be the choir conductor of Austin Ming-Yue(moonlight) Choir as well as Austin Tzuchi Choir during her time in Austin, TX. In 2014, she worked as the director of Great Washington Taiwanese Presbyterian Church Choir. She was invited by Great Washington Taiwanese-American Choir and thus started her role as choir conductor in 2015.

Not just focusing on her professional singing career, Yen-Ching also devotes herself in music education; under her instructions, numerous students have won All-State prizes and leading roles in musical theater. She is currently a voice teacher at Kentland Pritchard Academy of Music.

Source from Taiwan Night 2016  Concert – Taiwan Center

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