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Teaching Dates 
July 26 - August 4

Teaching Languages
English, Chinese

Praised by critics in Poland as “having unusual elasticity, colors, rhythmic clarity, and creative fantasies.” and in Germany as “even with playing with breathtaking speed, she impressed the audience with sophisticated dynamics and most delicate nuances.” pianist Christina Long has performed in Canada, China, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Poland, Taiwan, Turkey, Uruguay, and 26 states of USA.

Her awards include the First Prize at the Kingsville International Young Performer’s Competition, winner of the Concerto Competition of International Piano Texas Festival, and the top prize at the Wideman International Piano Competition. She received her Doctorate of Music Arts and the Best Dissertation
Award from the University of North Texas.

As a versatile musician, Long was one of the founding members of the “New England Lyrical Trio”, and with her sister, Beatrice Long, formed the “Long Duo,” which won the first prize and earned the Best Performance of American Music Award in the Ellis Duo Piano Competition by National Federation of Music Clubs.

Among their noted performances are concerts in Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Dallas Museum of Arts, Phillips Gallery of Washington DC, Spoleto Festival, and Festival Internacional de Colonia, Uruguay. Their diverse style and eloquent musicianship have “put new life into duo piano recital.” (Washington Post). Their performances were broadcast on National Public Radio, WQXR New York, WRR Dallas, and CBC Canada. Their CD with Dorian Sono Luminus Records has received raving reviews from the Arts Desk of London, and the American Record Guide as “This music requires pianism of muscular force and brawn, and you simply won’t believe the immense prowess these sisters from Taiwan bring to the table.” Fanfare Magazine also remarks, “This is an essential release not likely to be duplicated in the near or far future. Grab it!”

As a passionate educator, Dr. Long has served as the Assistant Professor of Piano at the Westfield State University (Massachusetts), Tabor College (Kansas), and the Artist-in-Residence at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, she appears regularly at the International InterHarmony Festival in Italy and Germany. She has taught masterclasses at Taylor University (IN), College of Charleston (SC), Texas A & M International University, Wuhan Conservatory, Shengyang Conservatory and Xinghai Conservatory in China, and Methodist Theological School (Malaysia), Sekolah Musik Gloriamus (Indonesia), and National Taipei University of Arts, Jiao-Tong University (Taiwan). Her students have won first prize in the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Texas Association of Symphony Orchestra Competitions, and all four categories of Concerto, Solo, Original Composition, and Chamber Music Contests of the Texas Music Teachers Association. She has adjudicated at the San Antonio International Piano Competition and competitions in Massachusetts, Kansas, New Jersey, and Texas. She has been nominated four times as “Collegiate and Pre-Collegiate Teacher of the Year"; by the Texas Music Teachers Association and awarded as the “Plano Music Teacher of the Year"; by the Plano Music Teachers Association. In 2021, she was recognized and inducted into the ‘Teachers Hall of Fame’ of Steinway Co., NY.

In June 2024, Christina Long was awarded the Pre-Collegiate Teacher of the Year at the Texas Music Teachers Association Convention, where she was honored to be recognized among over 2,000 teachers and over 60 chapters in the enormous state of Texas which is larger than the whole Poland. 

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