An active concert pianist, Edna Yuan-Yuan Chia has performed at numerous prestigious venues throughout the United States, Canada, China, and Taiwan. Her Carnegie Hall solo recital debut in November 2004 resulted in a highly praised review on “New York Concert Review” magazine and consecutive concert engagements. Her recital debut at Taiwan National Recital Hall in 2007 was tremendously successful, and followed by her several solo and chamber recital returns with thrilling performance include full programs of etudes and transcriptions, sonatas, twentieth century works, the quintessence of the French piano works, and Nocturns, to name a few.
Ms. Chia has distinguished herself with numerous prizes and awards including: the Special Presentation Award of Artists International Presentation New York debut series; the annual selected artist of “I PAPITTI soloists” presented in chamber concert series by Young Artists International, Los Angeles; the selected artist of the Los Angeles County “Sundays at Two” concert series; both Gold medals in piano and composition from National Taiwan Music Competition; Silver prize from Carmel Music Society International Piano Competition; Silver prizes of National Taiwan Normal University Concerto Competition; Annual Ensemble Awards from USC keyboard department; Scholarship awards from Leni Fe Bland Foundation and USC Thornton School of Music; and the winner of MTAC Concerto Competition Southern California division. She has also been the finalist in USC Concerto Competition, the “Arising Stars” Competition hosted by Taipei Philharmonic Foundation, and National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition. Ms. Chia was also appointed as competition jury at National Taiwan Music Competitions, YAMAHA Taiwan piano competition and Scholarship Competitions, Taiwan Cultural Cup Competitions, New Art organization Young Artists Showcase competitions, New Tang Dynasty Television Piano competitions, the annual National Taiwan music collegiate and high schools entrance examinations auditions.