Dr. Nam Yeung

Piano
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Dr. Nam Yeung is currently a full-time piano professor in the Music Department at the Tainan University of Technology; he also serves as the Chairman of the Tainan Music Teachers’ Association, Taiwan. Dr. Yeung has been invited to present master classes at universities and festivals as a guest artist, including the Asia International Piano Academy & Festival in Korea, Cremona International Music Festival in Italy, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, Si-Chuan Conservatory of Music, He-Nan Normal University, Beijing Normal University in China, Goethe Institute in Thailand, Louisiana State University and University of Kentucky in the United States among others.

 

Dr. Yeung has performed many recitals as a soloist, concerto soloist and collaborative pianist throughout many cities in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, China, South Korea, Thailand, Italy and the United States. He performed the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op.30 with the Monroe Symphony Orchestra which received a standing ovation from the audience. His outstanding performance was broadcasted on both television and radio, including Hong Kong Radio 4, the National Korean Television Channel, Taiwan’s Public Television Channel, and the Baton Rouge Classic Radio Station.

 

In addition to a solo career, Dr. Yeung appears regularly with his piano-duo partner, Dr. Tina Shao, promoting piano duo works by Taiwanese contemporary composers. Their compact disc “A Harvest Festival of the Taiwanese Indigene” was selected by the Taiwanese Arts Council to present in the World Compact Disc Exhibition in Cannes, France; compact disc “From Mozart To Gershwin” was chosen and used in an American Movie “Waterwheel – The Story of Randy Chang” released by Mimosa Ministry.  

 

He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Louisiana State University, a Master of Music degree in Piano from the Peabody institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and an Advanced Diploma program from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as well as LRSM (Licentiate of Royal School of Music).      

Dr. Yeung is the winner of various competitions and awards including the American MTNA Piano Competition, The Monroe Young Artist Competition, The Jackson Symphony Orchestra Competition, The Hong Kong Kawai International Competition, The Maryland Music Club Piano Competition, and others. The city mayor of Baltimore, Maryland gave Dr. Yeung honorable recognition for his musical achievements.