July 26 - August 4
Pianist Dr. Frank Hsieh, a native of Taiwan, enjoys a diverse musical career as an active instructor, performer, and adjudicator. As an experienced performer, he have been performing regularly at numerous places in a wide variety of forms such as solo, chamber, concerto, accompanying and lecture recitals across US, Europe and Asia. He has studied with many world-renowned artists such as Gabriel Chodos, Robert Hamilton, Rayna Barroll-Aschaffenburg, Caio Pagano and Stewart Gordon.
During his early years, Dr. Hsieh studied piano performance and composition at National Institute of Arts in Taipei, Taiwan. Later he was offered a full-tuition scholarship to study at Arizona State University where he received both his Bachelor and Master degrees in Piano Performance.
He also completed a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance at University of Southern California. While studying at USC, he was honored as an assistant lecturer in the Keyboard Studies Department, teaching individual and group piano lessons as well as keyboard functional skills.
Throughout his career he has been teaching many gifted students, many of them have received full-scholarships from top schools of music all over the world, as well as been prize winners in national and international competitions.
He has been invited to present lectures and master classes in USA, Taiwan and China. In addition to his teaching and performing careers, Dr. Hsieh has been frequently invited as an adjudicator in many music competitions and auditions throughout the nation.
Dr. Hsieh is currently associate professor of keyboard studies at Zhaoqing University School of Music in Guangdong, China. Before coming to Zhaoqing he was assistant professor at National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu, Taiwan.