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Tzu-Ying Liao

Adjunct Instructor of Music - Cello

Office: AMC



Bachelor’s Degree in Cello Performance, Tainan National University of the Arts


Miss Liao received her Bachelor’s Degree in Cello Performance from Tainan National University of the Arts in Taiwan. While studying at Tainan National University, her area of focus was on traditional Chinese music performance. She was also a member of the Kaohsiung City Chinese Orchestra.


Miss Liao has appeared as a Finalist in the Yung Fong Philharmonic Classical Contest, which is one of the most prestigious string competitions in Taiwan. She attended the University of South Carolina where she studied cello performance with Robert Jesselson. Miss Liao received her Master’s degree in cello performance and is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in cello performance at U.S.C. While she continues to work on her Doctoral degree, she also serves as a teaching assistant and a member of the Graduate String Quartet. Miss Liao is also featured in many local performances by orchestras such as the South Carolina Philharmonic in Columbia SC, the Symphony Orchestra Augusta in Augusta, GA and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra in Greenville, SC.

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