A native of Taiwan, Ms. Abby Chen received her Master of Music degree from Mannes School of Music, where she is currently pursuing her Professional Studies diploma. Ms. Chen began her musical training on violin at the age of 9, piano at 11, and viola at 14. Ms. Chen has had more than four years of teaching experience. She has taught violin, viola and piano to students of all ages and levels, ranging from beginning to professional levels. She has a strong passion for teaching and would like to help her students to develop creative thinking and individuality through music. As a performing artist, Ms. Chen has given performances at various events and concerts in the U.S., Italy and Taiwan. Her most recent collaboration with various ensembles and artists in New York City has brought her to venues such as Alice Tully Hall, The Metropolitan Museum, and Gerald W. Lynch Theater.