Piano, Chamber Music, Musicianship
Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Gloria Shih is recognized for her diverse abilities as pianist and as a collaborative artist. She has worked with members of the Emerson String Quartet, members of the Meridian Arts Ensemble, and members of the Metropolitan Opera. Her performances have included venues such as Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Merkin Hall and Oji Hall in Tokyo. She has received critical acclaim for her performances throughout Asia, Europe and North America, including engagements in Philadelphia, North Carolina, Westchester, California, Maine, Maryland, Oregon, Minnesota, Southampton, England, Japan, and South Korea. As an active chamber musician, she founded Gracieux Trio in 2003. The trio won critical acclaim for the debut album and the second CD, and has been giving concerts and master classes regularly in Taiwan and Japan.
Gloria Shih holds Master’ Degree from Mannes College of Music and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Stony Brook University. Her main teachers were Lilian Kallir, Gilber Kalish, Christina Dahl, Seymour Lipkin, the Orion String Quartet and the Emerson string Quartet.
Dr. Shih serves on the faculty of Hofstra University and Children’s Orchestra Society.