Piano & Oboe Faculty
Kai-Chien Yang is an active soloist, chamber musician, and teacher in oboe and piano. Originally from Taiwan, she began her musical studies at the age of 5 and received her Bachelor of Music Education and Performance from the University of Taipei. In 2010, Kai-Chien moved to Boston to continue her study. She received both Master of Music and Doctorate of Musical Arts degrees from Boston University and was awarded the School of Music Departmental Honors Award. Her primary teachers include Mark McEwen, Robert Sheena, and Jonathan Fischer.
As a chamber and orchestral musician, Kai-Chien has appeared in the Banff Music Festival and Orford Music Academy. She also performed with a variety of ensembles in Taipei and the Boston area, including the Boston Chamber Symphony, New England Repertory Orchestra. As a soloist, she was a winner of the 2017 American Protégé Woodwinds and Brass Competition and was invited to perform the Winner’s Recital in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.
In addition to performance, Kai-Chien has been teaching piano and oboe for more than ten years. She has worked with all ages, from beginners to advanced students. She enjoys teaching any material of the student’s interests to help them develop skills that will help them in music and other classes.