Board and Administration

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Michael Beckerman

Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Music, Department Chair, New York University

Thomas G. Masse

Dean and Professor of Music, Stetson University

Maya Shiraishi

Violinist, New Jersey Symphony

Judy Tsou

Head of Music Library, University of Washington, and President, IAML-US (08-11)

 

ADMINISTRATION

Li-Ling Wang, Executive Director

Tiffany Kuo, Music Director

IChen Chien, Finance & Operations Advisor


About Our Administrators

Li-Ling Wang, Executive Director

The Juilliard School (BM, MM, cello performance)

For the past 10 years, Li-Ling Wang has worked at some of the country’s leading performing arts institutions, including Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc., The Juilliard School, Bravo! Chamber Music, and Lyric Chamber Music Society. She has managed projects for numerous special events, such as Juilliard’s centennial press conference, Rolling Stone’s press conference, Christopher Reeve’s memorial event, Sir Elton John’s benefit concert at Radio City Music Hall, and Juilliard’s benefit gala Classified Jazz. She also has worked closely with both American and international journalists and film crews on documentaries and featured articles that appeared in The New York Times, New York Magazine, 20/20, 60 Minutes, Strad, and Vogue, to name a few. A classically trained musician, Ms. Wang holds a master and a bachelor of music degrees in cello performance from The Juilliard School where she was a pupil of the late cello master Harvey Shapiro. She performs chamber music regularly with her peers and has given solo recitals in Japan, Taiwan, and New York.

 

Tiffany Kuo, Music Director

New York University (PhD, musicology)

The Juilliard School (MM, piano performance)

Stanford University (BA, music; BS, biological sciences)

Tiffany Kuo is Professor of Music at Mt. San Antonio College. Trained in piano performance and musicology, Professor Kuo specializes in post-World War Two avant-garde music of the West. She has taught a range of classes including 20th-century music history survey, 19th-century music manuscript studies, elements of music, aural and analytical skills, as well as keyboard skills.  She has presented papers in Europe and in the United States, and has contributed to the Mitteilungen der Paul Sacher Stiftung, The Juilliard Journal, Washington Square Contemporary Music Society’s program notes, and the Journal of the American Liszt Society in print.  As a pianist, she performs chamber music regularly and promotes new music of her peers. Prior to Mt. San Antonio College, she taught at Yale School of Music, Fordham University, and NYC’s P.S.166. Professor Kuo is a graduate of Stanford University, The Juilliard School, and New York University.


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