Allison is a passionate music educator with extended training and experience in music education, and has taught students of various levels.
Bachelor Degrees in Piano Performance and Music Education at Roosevelt University – Chicago College of Performing Arts.
Born in Taiwan, Allison W. moved to the U.S in 2007. She has been playing piano since the age of five, and received her Bachelor Degrees in Piano Performance and Music Education at Roosevelt University- Chicago College of Performing Arts. As a professional and upcoming pianist, she has won numerous awards and honors including: Chosen participant for Gilmore Keyboard Festival 2018, first prize winner of Cremona International Music Academy String & Piano Competition, winner of the 2017 American Opera Society of Chicago Scholarship, winner of the 2016 Jerome and Elaine Nerenberg Foundation Scholarships, and Falkenau Music Scholarship recipient from 2013 to 2017. Allison has also performed internationally including solo recitals at Chicago Cultural Center – Preston Bradley Hall, at the Stradivari Museum- Giovanni Arvedi Auditorium, and she travels back to Taiwan regularly and give community performances.
Allison is passionate as a soloist, educator, collaborator. She seeks out opportunities to collaborate with different artists internationally, and also shows the beauty of music through performance, playing repertoire in all types of settings. As a certified music educator, she loves to share her passion for music to the general public, art enthusiasts, young musicians and professional musicians. She strives to educate people about art culture, and advocates for the importance of music education in all level of schools through her passion and expertise on the subject. She has had extended training and experience in music education, and has taught students of various levels.
Allison has studied with Ludmila Lazar, Yi-Fang Chiang, and Judith Jaimes. She is currently pursing her Master Degree in Piano Performance at Manhattan School of Music with Dr. Inesa Sinkevych.