After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Taipei National University of the Arts, Dr. Monica
Lee earned M.M. and D.M.A.( Doctor of Musical Arts) from Michigan State University. Ms. Lee has over 20 years of teaching and performing experience. Prior to moving to New York, she was a faculty member of Albion College , MI, as well as Marshall Music School in MI. She served as Performing Artist of Wharton Center Partner at Wharton Center of Performing Arts. She is also currently serving as a church pianist at the Grace Christian Church in Flushing. 自臺灣國立台北藝術大學(前國立藝術學院)音樂系畢業, 並於密西根州立大學先後 取得音樂碩士(M.M)與音樂演奏博士(D.M.A.)學位; 教學及演奏經驗豐富, 曾任教 於密西根Albion College等大學音樂系及音樂學校，並指導學生參加各式獨奏及室 內樂比賽、成績優異。目前於法拉盛恩光教會擔任司琴服事並執教於音樂中心。
Natasha Stollmack is an active solo and collaborative pianist from New York. She has performed as a member of many ensembles, including the University of Delaware’s Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble, several piano duo projects, and many chamber groups. Recent collaborations include “Meaningful Connections: A Voice of Her Own” at the University of Maryland, a concert in which she and her colleagues curated a program exclusively featuring female composers. Her international performances span locations throughout Trinidad and Tobago, as well as the island of Taiwan.
In addition to her performing career, Natasha is an experienced and sought-after pedagogue in the NY and DC metro areas. She has taught students of all ages and abilities and works diligently to cultivate their strengths and improve their weaknesses. Natasha’s teaching style incorporates her own values as a pianist, such as expression, tone, and score integrity in an accessible and intriguing way that guides students in crafting their individual musicality. In addition to private and group lessons, she is experienced in large-group instruction, particularly the group piano curriculum which she taught at both the University of Delaware and the University of Maryland.
Natasha has been the recipient of various awards and scholarships, including the David Leibig Memorial Grant, the Otto Kahn Arts Scholarship by the Friends of Oheka Castle, and was named a “Woman of Promise” at the University of Delaware.
Ms. Stollmack holds a B.M. in Piano Performance from the University of Delaware, where she studied under Marie-Christine Delbeau, and a M.M. in Piano Performance from the University of Maryland, College Park under Dr. Mayron Tsong. Natasha is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Musical Arts at Stony Brook University under Christina Dahl.
Pianist Jeanie Lee is a native of Seoul, Korea. She started to play the piano at age 4 and soon displayed special talent for the instrument. At age 7, she was accepted into the Songpa Music School for young and gifted musician under the training of professor Kyung Sook Shin. Few year later, after winning the 1st place in the Seoul Youth Piano Competition and Dong-Ah Piano Competition, Ms. Jeanie was invited to come to the united states to continue her music study. She was a prize winner of the International Youth Music Competition and received her bachelor degree in piano performance and master degree in music education from Hunter College. Since 2012, Ms. Jeanie Lee has been a member of the New York International Music Society. She has helped to prepare students to win the New York International Music Competition and performed in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Town Hall, Citi Field in 2013. Ms. Lee currently serves as a faculty member in Herald Music School (Flushing) and Joyous Music School (Long Island).
Pianist Amy Cheng began playing the piano at age 5. She was accepted by Taiwan’s prestigious Music School for Talented Young Musicians at age 9. As a piano prodigy, she was winners of many competitions and was awarded the opportunity to perform in City Hall. After received her Bachelor Degree in piano performance from University of Taipei in 2014, Ms. Amy decided to pursue her music career in the United States. She received her Master Degree in Piano Performance from Manhattan School of Music in 2017 and enjoyed her career as a concert pianist and as an music educator. Ms. Amy has been a faculty member in Herald Music School and Joyous Music School since 2017.
Boram Han is a pianist, educator, and composer whose expressive power and emotional appeal continue to captivate listeners and performers worldwide.
Her first opera President John (libretto by Cal Silberstein) was premiered at Opera America New York, 2018. She received her BM from Berklee College of Music and a Master’s Degree from NYU, Tisch School of The Arts. Since 2018, Boram has been serving as assistant director of Joyous Youth Orchestra. She is an Artistic Director of Write Act Lab.
Ms. Jane Wang has been a faculty member of Herald School of Music and Arts and Joyous Music School since 2018. She holds Master of Music and two Professional Studies degrees in Classical Music and Orchestral Performance from Manhattan School of Music.
As a performer, she has collaborated with conductors Alan Gilbert, Kurt Masur, Leonard Slatkin, David Zinman and George Manahan. She performs regularly in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Merkin Concert Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music and Peter Jay Sharp Theater. Jane has been a first prize winner of the Hudson Concerto Competition and a recipient of the Leon Russianoff Memorial scholarship.
As an educator, Ms. Wang was a member of the Out-Reach Teaching Program with PS-94 primary school. As part of her community outreach, she presented workshops and lectures on classical music and classical instruments to students of Cathedral School and Corpus Christi Parochial School in NYC.
Grace Cho is an accomplished concert pianist who has performed extensively in Korea, Russia, Austria, and the U. S. Grace has been winners in numerous important competitions such as the Chicago International Music Competition, St. Petersburg Art Premium International Competition, Grand Prize Virtuoso Music Competition, NEC Piano Honors Competition and Korea Music Association Competition.
After obtaining her Bachelor Degree in piano performance from Kyung Hee University in Seoul where she received the Superior Academic Excellence Award (Summa Cum Laude). Grace Joined Prof. Randall Hodgkinson in Boston University where she received her Master of Music degree with Academic Honors. Ms. Cho is currently a doctoral candidate in piano performance and music education.
Tamara Kim was born and raised in Queens New York, now 23 she attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Art and Performing Arts as a piano and violin double major. Tamara was a winner of the LaGuardia Concerto Competition, having played the Mozart Triple Piano Concerto. She received The ASCAP Foundation Ira Gershwin Scholarship in 2007. In the following year her trio was one of the winners for The Chamber Society of Lincoln Center High School Competition. She also received the Music Chairman’s Association Certificate of Merit and the Principal’s Award for Contribution to the School. She was accepted to be a Hadar Scholar from the Richard & Mica Hadar Foundation in 2008. Tamara joined the New York Symphony and participated in their Chamber Music Program; her trio played at Weill Recital Hall as one of the winners in the competition. She was also a finalist in the 2010 New York International Piano Competition. She received her BM and MM from the Manhattan School of Music under Dr. Marc Silverman.
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