A native of Auckland, New Zealand, Miss Wang has played with many of the area’s premier musical groups, including the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
As a passionate music educator, last year Miss Wang traveled to Lima, Peru to serve on the piano faculty of the National Conservatory of Peru where she taught piano students as well as being the staff accompanist.
Miss Wang started playing piano at the age of five. At the age of fourteen, she made her solo debut at the Sydney Opera House. Since then, her music has taken her to perform through New Zealand, Australia, China and the United States. Miss Wang was chosen as New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Mentor Student, which awarded her the opportunity to play with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra as well as lessons and attending rehearsals. She also attended the Auckland Philharmonia Summer School, which she later became an administrative assistant for. Miss Wang completed her undergraduate studies at the Eastman School of Music located in Rochester, NY. She is currently attending Mannes the New School of Music as a scholarship student for her graduate degree in Music performance.
As a burgeoning music education advocate, Amy started her own education program “Connecting With Music” within the Auckland Philharmonic education department in 2008. This program allowed low-income students the opportunity to experience orchestral music in concert halls. Since then, Amy has interned with numerous orchestras and arts organizations, including the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and BIODANCE. As a recipient of the Arts Leadership Certificate at the Eastman School of Music, Amy developed skills for entrepreneurial thinking and public advocacy for music, seeking to professional personify her desire to share music with a wide audience. Amy received further training at the League of American Orchestra’s National Conference and Orchestra Leadership Academy.
Beside being a pianist, Amy is also an accomplished clarinetist where she has performed with the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Eastman Philharmonic Orchestra and Eastman Opera Theater. Her former teachers have included Nathan Williams, James Fry and Philip Green.