Meng-Chieh (Jessie) Chiang

Meng-Chieh (Jessie) Chiang, percussion (Kaohsiung, Taiwan), is the first prize winner of the Taiwan National Student Competition of Music (NSCM) in the marimba category and the winner of the Hsin-Chuang Senior High School Concerto Competition. She also received an Honorable Mention as a competitor in the Curtis Summerfest 2015 Young Artist Summer Program (YASP) Concerto Competition. She has participated in several music festivals, including the Curtis Summerfest 2015 YASP and the Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School: Performing Arts Institute. She has performed in masterclasses for Gene Koshinski, Eric Sammut, Fabian Tisserand, Lukas Böhm, Theodor Milkov, Nanae Mimura, Ni Fan, Don Liuzzi, and the Arx Duo. She is currently a freshman at the Peabody Institute, where she studies with Robert van Sice.