Born in Taiwan, Yu-Chien Huang began her musical studies at the age of twelve. She earned her Masters of Music in Piano performance from Texas State University. Currently, she is a doctoral candidate at Texas Tech University, with an emphasis in piano pedagogy.
Prior to studying overseas, Ms. Huang received the national certificate of education and had extensive music teaching experience with students ages 5-14 years old. During her doctoral program, she taught group piano classes and private lessons for non-music major students in Texas Tech University from 2011-2014.
In the collegiate chapter of TMTA (2013), she presented her first study from the pedagogical and scientific point of view in teaching: “Strategies of Teaching Syncopation for Beginner to Early Intermediate Level”.
As an educator, she becomes a member of MTNA for absorbing more music teaching information; moreover, she has been working on research from diverse perspectives: neuroscience, psychology, and piano pedagogy, which will be helpful for piano teachers to understand students’ difficulties and capabilities in order to assist students finding their own paths to the success of learning music.
Besides focusing on piano teaching, Yu-Chien loves to spend time playing chamber music with music friends, attending outdoor activities, and exploring the world of programming.Back to Classes & Teachers>