Terence Yung

Pianist Terence Yung has been hailed as "a brilliant young artist" with "powerhouse virtuosity," "felt musicianship," and "a real gift for communication in performance." A recipient of numerous awards, Mr. Yung's international honors include top prizes at the Puigcerdà International Music Competition in Spain and the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition in New York City. 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, 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 Puigcerdà, the Grand Opera House (Delaware), the Juilliard School (New York City), Steinway Hall, Yamaha Salon, the Kosciuszko Foundation and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. In the United States and abroad, Mr. Yung has performed at some of the most prestigious 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 with Eleanor Sokoloff of the Curtis Institute of Music before entering the Juilliard School in New York City at the age of thirteen. He holds Diplomas from Juilliard and the Conservatoire National de Region de Nice in France, and is the recipient of many awards for his scholastic and pianistic achievements. He continued his studies with Abbey Simon at the University of Houston, from where he holds a Bachelor of Music. He also took lessons with Garrick Ohlsson and Philippe Entremont.

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.



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Music Performed by Terence Yung

Bach: Tocatta in C minor. BMV 911. / (10.2mb - 10:37)

Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor. "Moonlight". Movement I. Adagio sostenuto. / (5.1mb - 5:17)

Schubert: Impromptu in B-flat major, Op 142, No. 3. / (10.7mb - 11:11)

Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major. Movement II. Menuetto. / (5.9mb - 4:05)

Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major. Movement III. Alla Turca (in A Minor). / (4.6mb - 3:11)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53. "Waldstein." Movement I. / (8.3mb - 9:05)

Chopin: Etude Op. 10, No. 2 in A Minor. "Chromatic". / (2.0mb - 1:29)

Chopin: Etude Op. 10, No. 3 in E Major. "Tristesse". / (6.1mb - 4:14)

Chopin: Etude Op. 10, No. 4 in C-sharp Minor. "Torrent". / (2.9mb - 2:08)

Chopin: Etude Op. 10, No. 5 in G-flat Major. "Black Keys". / (2.4mb - 1:46)

Chopin: Etude Op. 10, No. 6 in E-flat Minor. / (5.1mb - 3:42)

Chopin: Etude Op. 10, No. 12 in C Minor. "Revolutionary". / (3.6mb - 2:36)

Ravel: Sonatine. Movement II. / (4.8mb - 3:27)

Ornstein: A Long Remembered Sorrow. / (7.2mb - 5:15)