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Pianist Mandy Chiu has a distinguished and accomplished career as a soloist, chamber music artist, ballet accompanist and teacher. Her performing career has taken her to Taiwan, Sydney, Queensland, Boston and New York.

Mandy came to the U.S. to furthered her education in 2008. Where, she received her Masters of Music degree in Piano Performance at the Boston University College of Fine Arts. She was coached by Dr. Johnathan Bass, Michael Reynolds and Linda Jiorle-Nagy.

Growing up, Mandy immersed in practicing and performing the piano. She associates those memories with warmth and nostalgia. Mandy's first teacher in Sydney, whom she studied with for ten years, Neta Maughan inspired Mandy to play with heart and sincerity, she install various cherishable values in Mandy till this day. Infinite kindness, tenderness and compassion are just a few qualities that inspire Mandy to be a better teacher. She is passionate about teaching and holds her students very close to her heart. Ms. Chiu remains in touch with many of her students, they often express how much they enjoyed playing music growing up and how music has changed their live. Mandy loves to hear when her students tell her 'I can't wait  to go home and work on my new piece.' Years of teaching experience have led Mandy to believing that all students can play. Whether they are 4 or 84 years old, students at every age and level can enjoy music.Immersed in music, Mandy had a wonderful time growing up. Her hope is to recreate the positive and supportive learning experience she once enjoyed, bringing love and creativity to as many families as possible.

Mandy is a highly qualified piano teacher. Her passion and dedication to teaching make Ms. Chiu popular among students and parents. At the age of fifteen, Mandy received her Licentiate Music Diploma from  the Australian Music Examination Board, and the following year she obtained her Licentiate Diploma from the Trinity College London in Australia. Ms. Chiu holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance rom the Sydney University Conservatorium and a Masters degree in Piano Performance from Boston University.

Currently other than teaching piano, Mandy is playing ballet at Alvin Ailey Dance Company and Marymount Manhattan College of Fine Arts.

For more details please log on to: mandychiu.com.