15. Fang-Yuh (Rita) Chen 陳芳玉

English Name Fang-Yuh (Rita) Chen  

Hanji Name 陳芳玉
Birth Year
Birth Place Taipei, Taiwan
First year / First city / State in U.S. 1965/New York/NY
Family 1. Husband: 郭季彥
2. Daughter: —
3. Son: 2
Education School Name Year – Year Degree and major
1. National Taiwan Univ. 1964 B.S., Pharmacy
2. Juilliard School of Music 1967 Diploma in Piano
3. Juilliard School of Music 1968 Post-Graduate Diploma in Piano
Employment Company Name Year – Year Position or title
1. School of Musical Education 1967 Teacher
2. Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra
Accomplishment 1. The First Taiwanese American Graduated from Juilliard Music School: Diploma in Piano in 1967 and the Post Graduate Diploma in Piano in 1968

2. Co-Founders of Westchester Taiwanese Women’s Association (威郡台灣婦女會發起人之一) 1974

3. “Dedicated to the Ten Years and Excellence in Teaching Award” by The Music Conservatory of Westchester (致力十年與卓越教學獎) 2000

4. “Outstanding Achievement Art Award” by YWCA, White Plains and Central Westchester (傑出成就藝術獎) 2002

5. Performed Numerous Piano Concerts and Founded the “Global Harmony Ensemble”

6. Winner of the First National Piano Competition for the Young1953 and for College Students by Taipei International Women’s Association 1962

7. Outstanding Taiwanese American elected by T.A. Archives in 07/2018

8. Outstanding Alumni Award 2020 by the School of Pharmacy, National Taiwan Univ. 2020