On Tuesday, March 6 2019, our students will enjoy a musical performances follow-up discussion with a five-member touring group of alumna from the University of Southern California. The performance will be themed around film scores. Mrs. Torey Ploeger will also be joining them onstage to talk about her experiences with USC.
Yu-Mei Wei – Piano
Ms Wei holds a Master of Music in Piano Performance from USC and has performed in countless prestigious events, both as a soloist and alongside her sister and other fantastic team members. She currently teaches at Deerfield Academy and Taipei National University of the Arts.
Yun-Yun Woong – Soprano
After obtaining her Masters Degree in Vocal Performance from USC, Ms Woon returned to Taiwan and was invited to perform at important performances all around Taiwan. Most recently she teaches at National Taiwan University of the Arts and International Chida University.
Cindy Chen – Harp
Ms Chen has an illustrious career in music- earning a PhD from USC and founding several music groups to tour the US and Taiwan to showcase traditional Taiwanese and Chinese folk songs. She is currently teaching at National Taiwan University for the Arts and Daan Community College.
Lin-Ju Ou – Piano
Professor Ou has had an illustrious career with no sign of stopping. Besides playing for several distinguished orchestras around Taiwan, she also often delivers lectures and master classes and serves as an adjucator in major piano competitions. She holds a Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from USC.
Juliana Tzeng – Clarinet
Ms Tzeng is a musician, educator, radio host, concert/lecture presenter, and author. Having received her Masters of Performing Arts from USC, she has been a vibrant host on the Taiwanese and US radio waves.