Jing-I Jang- Harpist, Pianist

Educational Background

May 2009        Doctor of Musical Arts, Harp Performance and Literature

                                                Minor: Piano Pedagogy

                                    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois); Urbana, IL

May 2006        Master of Music, Piano Performance

                                    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Urbana, IL   

May 2004        Master of MusicHarp Performance                                                         

                                    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Urbana, IL

June 2001        Bachelor of Fine Arts, Piano Performance with minor in Harp Performance

                                    National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU); Taipei, Taiwan

Other Training

July 2012         Suzuki Teacher Training, Suzuki Piano Book 1

                                 The Greater Pittsburgh Suzuki Institute


Teaching Experience

2012-current   Private Music Studio, Wexford, PA

2012-2013      Faculty, The Pittsburgh Music Academy, Carnegie, PA

2008-2011      Private Music Studio, Beavercreek, OH

                                 • Taught individual piano and harp lessons.

2007-2008      Adjunct Harp Instructor, Music DepartmentWright State University, OH 

2007-2008      Staff Piano Accompanist, Music Department,Wright State University, OH   

2002- 2007     Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

                                    • Taught elective harp applied lessons.

                                    • Taught harp orchestral repertoire class.

                                    • Coached harp majors in solo, chamber, and orchestral performance as needed.

                                    • Support school ensembles as needed.

2002               Substitute Music Teacher, Taipei County Fuho Junior High School, Taiwan

                                    • Taught general music classes in fundamental theory and music appreciation.

2001               Music Teacher and Intern, Taipei City Zhung Zheng Junior High School, Taiwan

                                    • Taught general music classes.

                                    • Assisted in conducting choral rehearsals.

1998-2002      Private Music Studio, Taipei, Taiwan

                                    •Taught individual piano lessons.

                                    •Tutored music theory and dictation.


National Guild of Piano Teacher
Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association
World Harp Congress
Suzuki Association of the Americas 
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