Hsieh I-Chieh

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Hsieh I-Chieh



Born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Hsieh I-Chieh started her music journey on the piano at a tender age of 6, followed by the erhu at the age of 9 under the tutelage of late huqin musician and pedagogue, Ding Lu Feng.

Ever since, Hsieh won several prizes in competitions for the piano as well as attaining first prizes in major competitions for the erhu. At elementary school graduation year, Hsieh successfully held a piano solo recital, as well as performed as an erhu soloist with the school’s Chinese Orchestra. At middle school, she majored in both erhu and piano, and studied various huqins with her mentor Ding Lu Feng . Apart from being the Concertmaster of many school orchestras she had attended, Hsieh was invited to work with several orchestras and conductors from Europe, Asia and America. As an erhu soloist, she collaborated with Taipei Chinese Orchestra, Kaohsiung Chinese Orchestra, Hsinchu City Youth Chinese Orchestra, Tainan City Traditional Orchestra, Zhong Hua Chinese Orchestra, and Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra. She is also a well sought-after piano accompanist for renowned musicians, in competitions and performances.

Upon graduating as top student from the Department of Chinese Music of Tainan National University of the Arts, Hsieh delayed her pursue of Master’s Degree studies and joined the Singapore Chinese Orchestra in 2010. In recent years as a SCO musician, Hsieh was still invited back to Taiwan as an erhu soloist by Taipei Chinese Orchestra and Kaohsiung Chinese Orchestra. With the support of SCO, Hsieh successfully performed as an erhu soloist overseas, and also completed her Master’s degree.

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