Violinist/violist and pianist Dr. Amanda Yang has appeared as a soloist, chamber and orchestral
musician in major venues throughout the United States, Canada, Germany, Austria, Japan, and
Taiwan. She has performed under the baton of Maestro Sergiu Comissiona, Carl St. Clair,
James Conlon, and Michael Tilson Thomas. Dr. Yang has shared the stage with renowned
artists including Cho-Liang Lin, Midori Goto, Yo-Yo Ma, and Itzhak Perlman.
A graduate of USC Thornton school of music and Eastman School of Music, Dr. Yang received
Doctor of Musical Arts degree in violin performance and Master of Music degree in piano
performance under the tutelage of Alice Schoenfeld and Rebecca Penneys.
Formerly on the faculty of the Thornton School of Music and Biola University, Dr. Yang enjoys
her teachings and is known for her dedicated work with young musicians. Among her students, many have won awards in Music Teachers’ Association California VOCE competition, ASTA Bowed String Competition, Southwestern Youth Music Festival, Satori Summer Music Festival, American Protégé International Competition and others.