Jenny Tang, piano
Jenny Tang, piano, regularly performs in solo and chamber music recitals throughout the US. Her engagements include such venues as Jordan Hall, Sanders Theatre, Symphony Hall, Berklee College of Music, Wellesley College and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. She also appeared as a jazz pianist for over seven years with the Hennessy Band in Squirrel Island, Maine, one of the oldest jazz bands in the U.S.
Jenny was born in Hong Kong and began her musical studies at three with her mother, Chow Lai-Hah. At age fourteen she was awarded the Licentiate Diploma from the Royal Schools of Music (UK) in piano performance and the following year was honored as a Fellow of the Trinity College of Music in London. Subsequently, Jenny received her Master of Music degree with academic honors and distinction in piano performance from the New England Conservatory of Music, Boston under the guidance of Veronica Jochum, studied conducting with Tamara Brooks and Frank Battisti, chamber music with Leonard Shure and Bernard Greenhouse, and jazz improvisation with Charlie Banacos. She was a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate in piano performance with Randall Hodgkinson.
Jenny is a Lecturer at Wellesley College teaching music theory and piano performance, and is the Co-Director of Wellesley College Chamber Music Society. She frequently collaborates with the Theatre Department at the college as music director, including "The Unsinkable Molly Brown", an original musical "The Home Front" and this past November "Working".