Amy Yang, piano

A “jaw-dropping pianist who steals the show…with effortless finesse” (Washington Post), pianist Amy Yang aspires to affirm connections between the arts and our inner humanity through her committed expressions of music and leadership on and off stage.

Her recent appearances include solo and chamber recitals at Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall,Santa Fe Music Festival, Wigmore Hall, Gardner Museum, and soloing with Curtis Symphony Orchestra under Osmo Vänskä playing Schumann’s Piano Concerto at Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center. She serves as the Associate Dean of Piano Studies and Artistic Initiatives at the Curtis Institute of Music.

In 2020, she was invited by Anne-Marie McDermott to share a unique summer of 41 concerts with Yefim Bronfman, Paul Neubauer, and the Dover Quartet at Bravo! Vail. Additionally, she gave her debut solo recital as well as joined forces with the Jasper String Quartet in piano quintets by Tania Léon and Joan Tower for Philadelphia Chamber Music Society. She was also featured in a full episode with Emmy® Award-winning producer Jim Cotter of Articulate.

She is a member of the Merz Trio. Additionally, she has toured with Patricia Kopatchinskaya, Tito Muñoz and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and played with Richard Goode, Hsin-Yun Huang, Anne-Marie McDermott, Ida and Ani Kavafian, Miriam Fried, Alexi Kenney, Bomsori Kim, Tessa Lark, Roberto Díaz, Kim Kashkashian, Valentin Kovalev, Paul Neubauer, Tara Helen O’Conor, David Shifrin, Joseph Silverstein, members of Guarneri String Quartet, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Dover Quartet, Aizuri String Quartet, Jasper String Quartet and A Far Cry. In addition to working with Dame Mitsuko Uchida at Marlboro School of Music, she was chosen to participate in her Carnegie Hall Workshop on Mozart’s Piano Concerti.

She has given world premieres of music by Caroline Shaw, Richard Danielpour, Avner Dorman, Michael Hersch, Ezra Laderman, Paul Wianko, and  Hua Yang. Festival experiences include Marlboro Music Festival, Ravinia Festival, Prussia Cove, Verbier Academy, Bravo! Vail, Chamber Music Northwest, Caramoor, Ojai, Spoleto, Chamberfest Cleveland, and Norfolk Chamber Music Festival.

(When not serving the various keyboards related to her roles, her intentionally incognito presence may be revealed by a quivering Micron pen as she sketches from the back of concert halls.