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Terence Yung

Terence Yung
Origin Hong Kong, China
Genres Classical
Instruments Piano

Terence Yung (born Hong Kong, China) is an award-winning classical pianist.


At the age of five, Terence, who had natural perfect pitch, was found playing melodies by ear. Terence, who grew up in the United States, studied privately with Eleanor Sokoloff of the Curtis Institute of Music before entering the Juilliard School pre-college program in New York City at age thirteen. He continued his studies with Abbey Simon at the University of Houston[1] in Texas. He also took coaching from Garrick Ohlsson.

Professional career

Mr. Yung has appeared as a recitalist, chamber-musician, and soloist with orchestras throughout the United States including performances in Philadelphia, New York City, Seattle, and Houston, as well as abroad in Spain and France. He made his first public appearance at the age of 6. At age 11, he was asked to perform Beethoven's "Waldstein" Sonata at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts' Master Class Series. At age 13, he made his professional début with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra at the Grand Opera House[2] Youth Concert Series.

Notable venues include the Mannes College, and the International Piano Festival in Houston. His recordings and interviews have been broadcast by radio and television throughout the United States and abroad.

Terence Yung has been the subject of a number of interviews by Ming Pao Daily News[3] and Global Chinese Times[4] as well as French Public News as an outstanding young talent from Hong Kong. Mr. Yung has been an advocate for the education and outreach of classical music. He is affiliated with Sing For Hope[5] and has brought the gift of music to the underprivileged children of inner city Houston.

Terence Yung is a Young Steinway Artist.[6]



External links

  • Official Website
  • Terence Yung's videos on YouTube
  • Classical Matters: Terence Yung
  • Orchestra Society of Philadelphia: Terence Yung
  • Instant Encore: Terence Yung
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