Pianist Terence Yung has been hailed as "a brilliant young artist" with "powerhouse virtuosity," "felt musicianship" and "a real gift for communication in performance." Mr. Yung has appeared throughout the United States as a recitalist, in chamber music concerts, as soloist with orchestras, including performances in New York City, Philadelphia, Seattle and Houston, as well as abroad in Spain and France.
Notable venues include Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center of Performing Arts (Philadelphia), Benaroya Hall (Seattle), the Teatro d Puigcerdá, the Grand Opera House (Delaware), the Juilliard School (New York City), Steinway Hall, Yamaha Salon, the Kosciuszko Foundation, the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. In the United States and abroad, Mr. Yung has performed at music festivals including the International Keyboard Institute and Festival (New York City), the Puigcerdà International Music Festival (Spain), the International Piano Festival (Houston), and the Adirondack International Music Festival in upstate New York.
Terence, who grew up in the United States, studied privately with Eleanor Sokoloff of the Curtis Institute of Music before entering the Juilliard School's pre-college program in New York City at the age of thirteen. He continued his studies with Abbey Simon at the University of Houston, where he holds a Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. He also took lessons with Garrick Ohlsson in San Francisco and Philippe Entremont at the Summer Academy in Nice.
Mr. Yung has been highly committed to the education and outreach of classical music. His work with outreach organizations has made a difference for the underprivileged children of inner-city Houston through the gift of music. His involvements with community organizations include frequent collaborations with the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia. Terence Yung has been a subject of interviews by Ming Pao Daily News, the Global Chinese Times, and French public news as an outstanding young pianist from Hong Kong.
Terence Yung is a Young Steinway Artist.
April 2012 – Please discard any previously dated materials.