Dr. Pin Fei Tang
Cellist, Teacher and International String Music Judge
Ms. Pin Fei Tang graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-champion and the Peabody Music Conservatory with Master of Music and the Artist Diploma studied with Professor Laurien Laufman and Stephen Kates. During the years of study there, she won the first prize of the Rolland String Competition.
After graduation from Peabody, she got into the doctoral program in the University of Maryland studied with Professor Evelyn Elsing and the Guarneri String Quartet.
She has been teaching cello and chamber music in La Sierra University since 1995, Cal State Los Angeles since 2015 and Azusa Pacific University in 2019.
Ms Tang is actively involved on stage performance for chamber music and solo, also she has been frequently invited to judge competitions and teaching in music festivals such as American String Teachers Association Competition, the 6th China National Cello Competition in Beijing China, CMTANC International Youth Music Competition in San Jose, the 1st Schoenfeld International String Competition in Hong Kong, Steinway Midsummer Music Festival, the International String Music Summer Festival in Vancouver, Canada and the Montecito International Music Festival in Santa Barbara.
Over those years of teaching, Pin Fei has brought students to achieve the goal of winning cello solo and chamber music competitions including the American Protégé International Music Talent Competition, Schoenfeld International String Competition, Enkor International Music Competition and etc.
She also won the Excellent Teacher’s award at American Protégé International Music Competition Carnegie Hall 2013. Distinguished Teacher’s award of 1st Schoenfeld International String Competition in Hong Kong China 2013.