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TMAF welcomes the prominent pianist Garrick Ohlsson as guest artist of TMAF@SF 2021!

TMAF welcomes the prominent pianist Garrick Ohlsson as guest artist of TMAF@SF 2021! Pianist Garrick Ohlsson will join TMAF@SF 2021 and perform as a guest artist in the TMAF Faculty All-Star Concert on August 4 in the Piano Quintet of Dvořák. Since his triumph as winner of the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, Garrick Ohlsson TMAF welcomes the prominent pianist Garrick Ohlsson as guest artist of TMAF@SF 2021!

In Memoriam Lynn Harrell

In Memoriam Lynn Harrell In Memoriam Lynn Harrell I am enormously saddened at the passing of Lynn Harrell. He has been a top concert cellist for the past 50 years and TMAF was fortunate to have him as a faculty member in our first season. During TMAF 2019, Mr. Harrell reprised his role as principal In Memoriam Lynn Harrell

TMAF welcomes Martin Chalifour to TMAF 2021 as faculty!

TMAF welcomes Martin Chalifour to TMAF 2021 as faculty! Our violin faculty, Frank Huang, is forced to cancel his trip to Taipei due to a change of New York Philharmonic’s summer schedule. Many American orchestras are emerging from the pandemic induced work stoppage. As a result, the summer schedules of these orchestras are undergoing drastic TMAF welcomes Martin Chalifour to TMAF 2021 as faculty!

TMAF welcomes Jeffrey Khaner to TMAF 2021 as faculty!

TMAF welcomes Jeffrey Khaner to TMAF 2021 as faculty! Our esteemed flute faculty, Emily Beynon, has to withdraw from TMAF due to personal and family reasons. We will miss her presence and superb artistry. We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Khaner as our new flute faculty. Mr. Khaner is the principal flutist TMAF welcomes Jeffrey Khaner to TMAF 2021 as faculty!

TMAF featured in Global Ode To Joy

TMAF featured in Global Ode To Joy TMAF is very excited to announce our participation in the Global Ode to Joy celebration of Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary. This summer, TMAF was proud to be one of the few festivals that was able to carry on the tradition of classical music despite the COVID-19 pandemic, continuing to have teacher-student TMAF featured in Global Ode To Joy

TMAF String Orchestra

TMAF String Orchestra TMAF Orchestra Concert Members of TMAF String Orchestra: Violin: Yung-Ning Chang Cheng-Hsuan Chen Jie-Sih Chen Wei-Lin Chen Hsin Chien Yu-Chia Hsu Yan  Liang Chia-Chen Lin Chia-Lun Mu Min-Han Tsai Thompson Wang Yun-Shuo (Angie) Wang Jia-Ying Wei Jessica (Jo-Tzu) Yang Shuan-Lei Yang Ya-Chun Yang   Viola: Yuchun Cheng Hsing-Hsin Ching Ming Yu Hsu TMAF String Orchestra

Taipei orchestral music festival scheduled for August

Taipei orchestral music festival scheduled for August Taiwanese-American violinist Lin Chao-liang (林昭亮, back row, second right) / Photo courtesy of Taipei Music Academy and Festival FOCUS TAIWAN | CNA ENGLISH NEWS | 2020-07-13 Taipei, July 13 (CNA) An annual orchestral music festival featuring international musicians will go ahead in August despite ongoing quarantine measures amid Taipei orchestral music festival scheduled for August

Isaac Stern @100 Master Classes

Isaac Stern @100 Master Classes On behalf of TMAF, I am pleased to announce an incredible opportunity for violin students to study with some of the best violinists and teachers in the world. TMAF is starting a new series of lessons and master classes this summer right in Taipei on the campus of NTNU. We Isaac Stern @100 Master Classes

TMAF welcomes Akiko Suwanai to TMAF 2020 as faculty!

TMAF welcomes Akiko Suwanai to TMAF 2020 as faculty! Ms Suwanai is the gold medal winner of 1990 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. She has gone on to a highly successful international solo career. Today, she is one of the most sought after musicians in the world. Ms Suwanai will join a world-class faculty at TMAF TMAF welcomes Akiko Suwanai to TMAF 2020 as faculty!

TMAF announces the appointment of Hai-Ye Ni as cello faculty for the 2020 festival

TMAF announces the appointment of Hai-Ye Ni as cello faculty for the 2020 festival TMAF is very pleased to announce the appointment of Hai-Ye Ni as cello faculty for the 2020 festival. Artistic Director Cho-Liang Lin states “Hai-Ye Ni is a world-class musician with a distinguished career as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral leader and TMAF announces the appointment of Hai-Ye Ni as cello faculty for the 2020 festival