Hsieh is an active violinist trained in Taiwan
and U.S.A. She received her
Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music from the University of
Maryland-College Park, and her Bachelor of Music from the National Taiwan
She has studied chamber music with the Guarneri String Quartet, and has played
in master classes with Peter Salaff, Shirley Givens, Wolfram König, William Preucil, Igor Ozim, and Charles Castleman. Her teachers include Lang-Gu Chen, Ming-Der Chang,
Tsung-Cheng Chen, Zheng-Tu Su, Nannete Chen, Daniel
Heifetz, Gerald Fischbach, and James Stern.
Dr. Hsieh has devoted herself to
both performing and teaching the violin.
She has made appearances at the Music Center at Strathmore, Clarice
Smith Performing Arts Center, Smithsonian Museum, Georgetown University ”Friday
Music Series, Sandy Spring Museum “The Lyceum Series”, BlackRock Center for the Arts and National
Chiang-Kai Shek Cultural Center. Besides being an accomplished concert
violinist, Dr. Hsieh also has tremendous enthusiasm for violin teaching. She
has studied violin pedagogy with Gerald Fischbach, and Suzuki method with John Kendall, a pioneer of Suzuki method in USA, and Ronda Cole, a certified Suzuki
teacher’s trainer. Dr. Hsieh is a former
member of the violin faculty at Georgetown University and Taipei Municipal University of
Education. She is also a former violin
faculty and coordinator of the Suzuki Violin Program at the Academy of Music
(Academy of Fine Arts).
Dr. Hsieh has participated in the
research and recording project of the Applications
and Promotion for Violin Archives of Chimei Museum. Her recording has been published by Chimei
Museum. Dr. Hsieh feels the importance
of promoting music to younger generations and is frequently invited to give
lectures and master classes. She
appeared as a soloist, performing Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy with Kaohsiung
Teachers Orchestra in 2011. In 2013, she
received outstanding teaching award of National Chia-Yi University. Dr. Hsieh is currently an associate professor
at the Music
Department of National Chia-Yi University.