Adjunct Associate Professor
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MM, Manhattan School of Music
Born in Wuhan, China, Fang Luo began her piano studies at six years of age and made her official debut to the general acclaim of the press by the age of nine. She pursued her musical education at renowned institutions like the Central Conservatory of Music Middle School in Beijing, Aaron Copland School of Music and the Manhattan School of Music, refining her talents under the tutelage of Dan Shao, Pingguo Zhao, George Pappastavorro, Morey Ritt, Lydia Boguslavsky and Arkady Aronov. Fang Luo has performed in various chamber and orchestra concerts and recitals internationally, receiving the Anna Bernstein Memorial Award in 1996. She lends her performance expertise as a judge to national competitions and examinations- even co-founding the Goodway National Piano Competition.
In addition to her personal achievements, Ms. Luo also sought to share her musical passion and skills. In 2002, she was invited to teach at Shandong University and became one of the youngest professors in China. From 2004-2013, she taught at the China Conservatory of Music in Beijing before moving to the US. Since 2010, she has taught as an Associate Professor at The Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, City University of New York- later co-founding and directing the ACSM International Music Performance Program. Throughout the years, Ms. Luo’s students have received prestigious international and national accolades (including the second place winner of The 14th Hong Kong-Asian Piano Open Competition Youth Category II and the gold medalist of The 20th Australian International Music Festival, Sydney 2009).