Jeannette Fang joined the Garth Newel Piano Quartet in 2015 as pianist and Co-Artistic Director. Praised for her imaginative and expressive performances, she has been featured at such prestigious venues as Alice Tully Hall, John F. Kennedy Center, Zankel Hall, Hill Auditorium, Peter J. Sharp Theater, Weill Recital Hall, and Steinway Hall, as well as appearing on stages in Europe and Asia.
Her awards include the Gold Medal at the 2013 Seattle International Piano Competition, where she also received the President’s Award and Audience Favorite Prize. She has earned top prizes in the Dallas Chamber Symphony International Piano Competition and the MTNA Young Artist National Competition. She is the recipient of the Earl V. Moore Award and the Gottlieb Award, given by the University of Michigan, and the Elizabeth J. Parisot award from Yale School of Music, the winner of the Karlfried Nordman Scholarship Piano Competition at Juilliard, and was a National Presidential Scholar in the Arts in 2003.
As an avid chamber musician, Jeannette has collaborated with internationally acclaimed artists, and has been engaged by the Taos Music Festival, YellowBarn Festival, Bargemusic, and Le Poisson Rouge.
Jeannette was a founding member of the new music group Khemia Ensemble, and has worked with composers such as David Biedenbender, Aaron Jay Kernis, Martin Bresnick, David Lang, Sydney Hodkinson, and Andy Akiho. She has commissioned and recorded a set of prepared piano works, as well as recorded the music of Paul Moravec and William Horne.
Jeannette has published many articles on music, and currently hosts a podcast entitled So Many Wrong Notes. She holds degrees from Juilliard and Yale, and received her Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of Michigan. She has held faculty position at Bowling Green State University, the University of Michigan, Yale School of Music, Siena Heights University, and McAlester Institute of Music.
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