Instrumental and Vocal Department (piano)
Pianist Chung-Hsi Hsieh won top prizes in the Nena Wideman International Piano Competition, Chinese Taipei International Chopin Competition, Taiwan Concerto Competition, Corpus Christi Young Artists Competition, and Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. He was a Young Artist at the Irving Gilmore International Keyboard Festival in Kalamazoo, MI, as well as Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival. Mr. Hsieh received his BM and MM from The Juilliard School, and DMA from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. His principle teachers were Victoria Mushkatkol, Seymour Lipkin, and Susan Starr. Faculty: Great Wall International Music Festival in Beijing, China. Bravo! International Music Academy in San Diego. Music Director for the Star! Chamber Orchestra.