Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities)
Master of Music in Piano Performance, Indiana University (Bloomington)
Performer’s Diploma, Indiana University (Bloomington)
Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, HKBU
Dr. Dora Tsang is currently a faculty in Collaborative Piano at the School of Music, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. She holds the Doctorate of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the School of Music, University of Minnesota. She received her Master of Music degree and Performer Diploma at Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music.
During her D.M.A. study at University of Minnesota, she performed many solo and chamber concerts in the Twin Cities. Tsang had been serving as the Teaching Assistant at the Piano Department since 2018. In this role she taught tertiary-level piano lessons, group piano classes in addition to helping with curricular planning and preparation. Her Doctoral thesis, “The Art of Collaboration - Brahms’ Three Sonatas for Violin and Piano” gives her output on collaborating the Piano with the Violin.
Dora Tsang has been recognised for her musical prowess with many awards, including the Artist Excellence Award at the Indiana University and the Judson and Barbara Bemis Graduate Fellowship. Tsang was a finalist in the Coltman Chamber Music Competition in Texas, USA.
As an emerging artist, she has performed in many piano recitals and chamber recitals in Hong Kong, North America and Europe. She will be featured in the “Chamber Music Connection” series presented by the Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department. As a collaborative pianist, Tsang has performed and worked extensively with musicians in the United States and Hong Kong. She has performed with Andrew Ling, the Principal Viola in the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Richard Bamping, the Principal Cello in the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. She has recorded chamber music for Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Tsang will be teaching in the Macau Summer Piano Festival in Summer, 2023.
Tsang’s primary teacher includes Queen Elizabeth Competition Prizewinner Evelyne Brancart, Pianist Lee Phillips, Timothy Lovelace and Linda Yim. Her other teachers include Lydia Artymiw and Paul Shaw. In masterclasses and festivals she had been taught by renowned artists and pedagogues such as Ya-Fei Chuang, Arnaldo Cohen, James Giles, Jean-Louis Haguenauer and Emile Naoumoff. Tsang is tremendously grateful for all the guidance and mentorship she has received thus far in her life as a musician.
青年鋼琴家，現任香港中文大學（深圳）音樂學院藝術指導、美國印第安納大學積可斯音樂學院鋼琴表演碩士及演奏家文憑，並以近乎全額獎學金完成美國明尼蘇達大學鋼琴演奏博士學位。留學期間擔任鋼琴系助教、管弦樂學生藝術指導，主要師承伊麗莎白王后國際音樂大賽得獎者 Evelyne Brancart、指揮及鋼琴家 Timothy Lovelace、著名鋼琴家 Lydia Artymiw、香港鋼琴家嚴翠珠，並隨美國鋼琴家 Lee Phillips修讀鋼琴協作及室內樂，曾氏過去曾參加多個音樂節，並受多位著名鋼琴家指導，包括莊雅斐教授、巴西鋼琴家 Arnaldo Cohen、美國鋼琴家 James Giles、法國鋼琴家 Jean-Louis Haguenauer及Emile Naoumoff。過去獲多個獎項，包括美國明尼蘇達大學Judson and Barbara Bemis Graduate Fellowship、美國Coltman室內樂比賽決賽入圍選手、美國印第安納大學Artist Excellence Award。