JEANNETTE FANG (2002 NYIPC) is an imaginative and expressive pianist whose dynamic performances have attracted the attention of both professionals as well as the concert going public. Her most recent awards include the Gold Medal at the 2013 Seattle International Piano Competition, where she also received the President’s Award and Audience Favorite Prize. She also earned a top prize in the Dallas Chamber Symphony International Piano Competition. She is the recipient of the Earl V. Moore Award and the Gottlieb Award, given by the University of Michigan, the Elizabeth J. Parisot award from Yale School of Music, and the winner of the Karlfried Nordman Scholarship Piano Competition at Juilliard.
Ms. Fang is passionate about working with composers, and has enjoyed active collaborations with David Lang, Shulamit Ran, Sydney Hodkinson, Aaron Jay Kernis, Philippe Hersant and Lera Auerbach. She performed with New Music New Haven at Yale, and is currently an active member of the Contemporary Directions Ensemble at University of Michigan.
Ms. Fang is also an experienced chamber musician. She was a young artist at the Taos Music Festival in the summer of 2012, and has spent three summers at YellowBarn Festival in Vermont. She has performed with faculty and various new music groups in such venues as Bargemusic, Chamberfest at Juilliard, and Le Poisson Rouge.
An avid writer, she has published many articles on music. Her most recent work has been for the Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival, for which she was employed as a Michigan Fellow. She has also written for the Juilliard Journal.
Ms. Fang holds degrees from the Juilliard School, Yale School of Music and the University of Michigan.