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The Cleveland Institute of Music (Bachelor in piano performance)
The Cleveland Institute of Music (Master's)
Christine began playing the piano at age 5 and accompanying at age 10 with an adult choir in the
church. Without any tutoring on music theory, she can improvise while playing the piano. She also won numerous awards in her early years.
In 1990, Christine came to study at the Cleveland Institute of Music under Professor Elizabeth Pastor.
She received her bachelor’s degree in 1994 and her master’s degree in 1996.
During her studies, Christine majored in piano performance, along with deeply practice
in Duo piano and accompanying. She studied duo piano with Mrs. Victor Babin, accompany with professors Ann Apperson and Anita Pomtrimoli for five years. She also had Piano Pedagogy under Olga Radosavljevich for 2 years. In addition to her solo recitals, Christine also presented herself as an accompanist in many chamber music performances or
The professors at CIM acclaimed her, “we’ve never seen a musician with the ability on sight-reading”. She was invited to hold numerous recitals in Altoona, Lima, Hudson, Ashland, and Chicago between 1991 and 1996. The local newspapers reports, “a gifted and powerful pianist.”, “with passion on music expression, she has the charisma.”
In 1995, she was awarded a scholarship from the Aspen Festival, where she studied under Julliard School professor Herbert Stessin. A piano professor John Perry also acknowledged her "a pianist with dynamic and expression during master classes".
Christine has also been the pianist and accompanist for the Hudson Community Chapel Choir from 1993 to 1996.
Upon her graduation, she was provided with a teaching position in Akron University and abundant offer in Hudson Community Chapel. She has been teaching in University for 16 years in Taiwan. Her students won a lot of awards in many piano competitions.
In addition to being a teacher, she held numerous solo, chamber, duo-piano recitals in Taiwan and The United States. She also was a lecturer in Piano in the Worship and a piano teacher at Taiwan Theological College, Aletheia University, Christ's Bible College.
Christine has also been an accompanist in the church with the adult choir, children choir, and involved with arranging music for instruments and voice in publishing CDs and music score.
Base on her performing experiences, she teaches students lots of technique, musicality.
Under her instruction of analyzing the patterns for students, students always make great progress in short time. She lets students know HOW to practice the piano at where they really need to practice. And she is very patient with students. Christine began playing the piano at age 5 and accompanying at age 10 with an adult choir in the
church. Without any tutoring on music theory, she can improvise while playing the piano. She also won numerous awards in her early
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