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    Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

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Music Faculty, Clarinet "MSU music students receive a fantastic education for both the performer and the future music educator. Our caring faculty set high expectations for our students to strive for excellence in lessons, ensembles, and in the classroom setting. The personal attention to each student is an important facet of what makes our department and university so great.” 

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Dr. Chia-Ling Hsieh

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Dr. Chia-Ling Hsieh, Faculty Accompanist / Instructor, Music
Program/Dept: Music, Theatre and Dance
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: DMA, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Contact Info:
Baird Music Hall 305
c.hsieh@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606.783.9496

Bio

Image - Gold Square "Piano students at MSU have ample collaborative performance opportunities with vocalists, instrumentalists, choir, band, and opera. Those experiences well prepare you for your goal and to be a total musician."

Dr. Chia-Ling Hsieh is the faculty accompanist and coordinator for the accompanying area at Morehead State University (MSU), where she also teaches class piano and private lesson.  She has appeared as an active solo and collaborative pianist with a large range of repertoire for solo, instrumental, and chamber music at recitals and concerts in the U.S. and Taiwan.   She was a winner in the First Youth Piano Competition in Taiwan in 1997, and has performed as a soloist in Taiwan, Austria, and the United States.  Dr. Hsieh was selected to perform the opening recital in the 2006 season of the “Rising Star” concert series in Taipei, Taiwan, where she also gave a master class.  As a collaborative pianist, Dr. Hsieh has performed with trombonists Joseph Alessi and Massimo La Rosa, saxophonist Nathan Nabb, and violist Catharine Carroll, and worked with conductors Xian Zhang (the New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Associate Conductor), Ted Taylor, Michael Rosewell (the Royal College of Music Opera Director).  She has  played for the Music Teachers National Association Competitions at the State/Region/National Conferences, the Kentucky Music Education Association Conference, the National Association of Teachers of Singing Competitions at the State/ Region Conferences, the District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.  Her performances can be heard through the recordings Two Sextets for Piano and Winds: Music by Ludwig Thuille and Joseph Rheinberger, Baird Winds with Chia-Ling Hsieh and Distances, which will be released in 2011.

Dr. Hsieh earned her bachelor’s degree from the National Taipei University of the Arts, Taipei, Taiwan, and M.M. and D.M.A. in piano performance at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

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Theatre Major, Morehead, KY "Before coming to MSU I didn't have the slightest idea what I wanted to do with my life. After running wardrobe for two shows here at MSU, I discovered that theatre, specifically costumes, is a passion. I feel extremely lucky to work with such a talented group of individuals, students and faculty alike. Thanks to the MSU Theatre Program, after two semesters and one costume internship, I feel that when I finish my degree I will be fully prepared to go out into the world and work in professional theatre."

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