Performers' Profiles


Philip Feng, sought after for his musicality and command of the piano, has been recognized as a gifted young pianist of passion and integrity. He has presented well-received concerts with orchestras as well as solo recitals with appearances in Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, New York, and Taiwan.

A native of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China, Philip Feng joined a Yamaha Children Music Class at the age of four, and a year later began his piano training under the tutelage of Fang-Chen Kung and Hsu Yang. In both 1980 and 1981, he was a prize-winner in the Taiwan National Piano Competition. In 1987, he entered Fu-Jen Catholic University, where he performed Grieg's Piano Concerto. He won an award in the Young Stars Intercollegiate Music Competition of Southeast Asia Area in 1991 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics that same year. He continued private study with Steven Ballard in 1993 and in the following year came to the State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton where he studied with Seymour Fink, Walter Ponce, and John Covelli. He received a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance with two Achievement Awards and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science in 1998. He pursued a Doctor of Music degree in Piano Performance at Indiana University, Bloomington, where he was a student of Luba Edlina-Dubinsky, Edmund Battersby, and Reiko Neriki. There, he was also appointed Associate Instructor for the Piano Department in 1998. His return appearance in Binghamton, New York to perform Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in December 1998 was a result of his winning First Prize in the 1997 SUNY Concerto Competition. In addition to his doctoral studies, Mr. Feng also received a Performer Diploma from Indiana University in 2000.

Philip Feng's 18 years of piano-teaching experience to date includes coaching individual piano students as well as giving master classes at all levels in Taiwan, New York, Indiana, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, at such institutions as the State University of New York in Binghamton, the Indiana University, Rivier College, as well as in his private studio (currently in Nashua, New Hampshire).


Timothy Peng - A native of Taiwan, Republic of China, Timothy Peng earned his Master's degree in Piano Performance under the tutelage of Bonnie Anderson at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell. Prior to his attendance at UMass Lowell, he studied Piano with Juanita Tsu.


Baw, a music loving person who is very glad to count as good friends these two fine pianists, Philip and Tim, and to stage recitals with them.

Baw's recordings are available here.

Baw's compositions are available here.

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