LAN-IN WINNIE YANG
Dr. Lan-In Winnie Yang, a native of Taiwan, has enjoyed successes not only as a pianist, but also as a composer. She holds two PhD degrees in Piano and Composition from Stony Brook University, two Master’s degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, and a Bachelor’s degree in Piano and Composition from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Dr. Yang is the music director of TWNY Music Guild.
Her performance activities and compositions have taken her internationally through Asia, Europe, and the United States including: Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall in New York, Smithsonian in Washington D.C., Taiwan National Concert Hall, Dutch Royal Palace Het Loo, Japan TV Asahi Corp. Music Hall in Tokyo, Bach Hall in Taipei, etc. Her compositions have been commissioned/premiered by orchestras, ensembles, and foundations including the Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra, Grammy awarded Emerson String Quartet violinist Philip Setzer, distinguished American pianist Gilbert Kalish, New York Classical Players, North/South Consonance, Amphion String Quartet, Taiwanese American Association of New York, New Asia Chamber Music Society, Egret Cultural and Educational Foundation, etc. Yang’s original music “Dancing Dream”, a music video for erhu and piano, won the “Best Music Video Award” in the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Chinese Film Festival