Nam (Alex) Yeung


Dr. Nam (Alex) Yeung is currently a full-time piano professor in the Music Department Nam (Alex) Yeungat the Tainan University of Technology; he also serves as the Chairman of Tainan Music Teachers Association, Taiwan. He has been invited numerous times as a guest artist and presented master classes at universities and festivals, including the Asia International Piano Academy & Festival, Chang-An University in Korea; Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University; Chia-Yi University, Ping Tung University, Tung Hai University and Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan; Si-Chuan Conservatory of Music, He-Nan Normal University, Beijing Normal University in China; Goethe Institute in Thailand; Louisiana State University and University of Kentucky in United States among others.

Dr. Yeung has performed many recitals as a soloist, concerto soloist and collaborative pianist throughout many cities in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, China, Korea, and the United States. He performed the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op.30 with the Monroe Symphony Orchestra and received a standing ovation from the audience. His outstanding performance had been broadcasted on Television and Radio, including Hong Kong Radio 4, the National Korean Television Channel, Taiwan’s Public Television Channel, and the Baton Rouge Classic Radio Station.

In addition to a solo career, Dr. Yeung appears regularly with his piano-duo partner, Dr. Tina Shao, promoting piano duo works by Taiwanese contemporary composers and their Compact Disc “A Harvest Festival of the Taiwanese Indigene” was selected by the Taiwanese Arts Council to present in the World Compact Disc Exhibition in Cannes, France; Compact Disc “From Mozart from Gershwin” was chosen and used in an American Movie “Waterwheel – The Story of Randy Chang” released by the Mimosa Ministry. He was invited to join the Counterpoint Ensemble, being the concert pianist in the most active chamber group in Taiwan since 2010.

He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Louisiana State University, a Master of Music degree in Piano from the Peabody institute of the Johns Hopkins University and an Advanced Diploma program from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He also obtained LRSM (Licentiate of Royal School of Music) since 1988. Dr. Yeung is the winner of various competitions and awards including the American MTNA Piano Competition, The Monroe Young Artist Competition, The Jackson Symphony Orchestra Competition, The Hong Kong Kawai International Competition, The Louisiana State University Concerto Competition, The Maryland Music Club Piano Competition, and others. The city mayor of Baltimore, Maryland gave Dr. Yeung honorable recognition for his musical achievement.

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