Amber Ying-Chieh Chen, a Taiwanese pianist, captivated audiences from an early age, debuting her solo piano recital at just 6 years old in Taoyuan City. She holds a doctorate in piano performance from the University of North Texas (2020) and a master’s degree from Temple University (2017). Chen’s performances have resonated internationally, with appearances in Japan, China, and the United States, at venues like Kagawa Concert Hall and Shenzhen Arts Hall.
Chen’s musical accolades include winning prestigious competitions such as the Amadeus Piano Competition, National Prague Piano Competition, and Seidof Piano Competition. Her passion for music extends beyond the stage, as she actively engages in teaching, guiding students from Taiwan to the USA, while continually exploring innovative piano pedagogical approaches.
Before joining Lone Star College-University Park, Chen taught piano to undergraduate students at the University of North Texas and served on the faculties of Lakewood Conservatory of Fine Arts, Park Cities School of Music, and Prime Music Institute. Her exceptional academic achievements earned her membership in the Alpha Alpha Chapter of the Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society during her doctoral studies at the University of North Texas.