Yale School of Music - M.M.
Glenn Gould School - A.D.
Colburn Conservatory of Music - B.M.
A native of Los Angeles, pianist Stephanie Tang is the prizewinner of multiple international competitions and has performed as a soloist and chamber musician worldwide. At the age of 12, she performed in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and at sixteen, made her orchestral solo debut with the West Covina Symphony Orchestra. She has since then performed solo recitals in Los Angeles, Shenzhen, Shanghai, the Netherlands, Banff, Ottawa, Toronto and Gijon. She has won 1st prize at the Young Pianists’ Beethoven Competition, 2nd prize at the Louisiana International Piano Competition, and the Jury Discretionary Prize at the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Bronislaw Kaper Awards. In 2016, she won 2nd prize at the Susan Torres Award for Pianists in Fresno, CA. Recently, she competed in the Sendai International Piano Competition and was a finalist in the Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition. In 2021, she was a semi-finalist in the Montreal International Piano Competition and performed as a contestant in the Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition.
Over the years, Stephanie has worked with many prominent artists, including Richard Goode, Robert Levin, Jonathan Biss, Kirill Gerstein, Robert McDonald, Menahem Pressler, and Leon Fleisher. An avid chamber musician, she has performed and collaborated with John Adams, Andrés Diaz, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and coached with members of the Ébène, Guarneri, and Tokyo Quartets. She is a member of the London-based Paddington Trio, where the ensemble recently won 2nd prize and a special prize for the best interpretation of an Estonian work at the Tallinn 2021 International Piano Chamber Music Competition. Stephanie began her professional studies with Zhaoyi Dan at the Shenzhen Arts School in China. She later completed her Bachelor of Music at the Colburn Conservatory of Music and Artist Diploma at the Glenn Gould School in Toronto with John Perry and Master of Music at the Yale School of Music with Peter Serkin and Boris Slutsky.