Executive Director, Piano, Chamber Music
Valuing the power of music and its importance to transform lives, Kai-Yin in 2015 founded Kairos Arts, of which she is the artistic director. Graduated from The Juilliard School and Yale School of Music, she received the Doctor of Music Arts at SUNY Stony Brook University. She has appeared on the stages around the world, in countries such Italy, United States, England, Germany, Denmark, Egypt, Tunisia, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan and China. After returning to Taiwan in 2012 she co-founded Taiwan88, a education project that aims to bring interactive live performances to different parts of Taiwan, accessing to a public unused to western classical music. She has authored two books; the first book entitled The Boiling Frog (2012) is an exploration of current macro-economic phenomenon and corporate social responsibility, and the second one is called A Pianist’s Musical Journey (2013). In the past few years, Kai-Yin has supported various social projects across Southeast Asian and North African countries. Her effort led to the establishment of the Myanmar Music Festival, recognized by the United Nations and supported by Aung San Suu Kyi. In 2015 she was selected as one of The Ten Most Outstanding Young Persons of Taiwan.