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Description of SHERRY SHIEH
Among many notable achievements, pianist Sherry Shieh was presented to Prince Philip of England for outstanding music achievement at the age twelve. She also performed at Audrey Hepburn's funeral in 1993, and has worked on cinematic music under the guidance of award-winning composer Luis Bacolov (Il Postino, Kill Bill). The youngest PhD student of legendary pianist Anthony di Bonaventura, Sherry has written for orchestras, operas, films, and video games, and her album “Rhythm & Bach” earned two nominations from the Taiwan Grammys in 2012.
Indiana University's youngest Master graduate, Sherry Shieh has performed extensively around the world. She was invited by Nancy Music Festival in France and premiered her acclaimed work "Les trois visions d'un oiseau Oriental" in 2004. In 2005, she started working on cinematic music under the guidance of award-winning composer Luis Bacalov, who awarded Shieh The Emma Constabile Award on her very first cinematic take “Scacchi." In 2007, Shieh’s ballet GATE toured in Taiwan and earned “Best Group of the Year” from Tainan government. In 2008, she collaborated with the prestigious Taiwanese Rock band “Chairman," and in 2011 Shieh dedicated "Joyful Heart" to victims of 311 Japanese Tsunami, drawing attention from Jinmen Government which later commissioned her to write music in celebration of the State's 100th anniversary.