Eliza Li-Han Tseng is currently pursuing her Doctoral Musical Arts Degree in Cello Performance at University of Cincinnati – College Conservatory of Music with awarded a scholarship from CCM under the instructions of Professor Yehuda Hanani and Lee Fiser. She graduated from University of North Texas in 2014 under Professor Nikola Ruzevic with Master of Music Degree. During her master’s study she was awarded a scholarship from the College of Music and taught in the UNT- String Project. She has been a cello instructor at Northern Kentucky University – Music Preparatory Department since 2015 Fall.
Ms. Tseng started her cello learning at the age of twelve and took second place in the high-school cello division of the Eisenbach Music Competition in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. In her first summer of undergraduate studies, she was a visiting scholar at the Internationales Musikkonservatorium Graz, immersing herself in cello performance, chamber music, and classes. She had participated in a full scholarship music festivals, including the Asian Youth Orchestra (AYO), and Manchester Music Festival (MMF), enjoyed the orchestral and chamber music study, weekly performances, master class, teaching students, and concert tours in both USA and Asia.
As a performer, Ms. Tseng also has participated in numerous chamber groups and orchestras, including performing with the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra (KSO), National Taiwan Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Monroe Symphony Orchestra. She has studied cello with Yehuda Hanani, Lee Fiser, Nikola Ruzevic, Chia -Yi Tseng, Chung-Cheng Lin. Chamber music with Danwen Jiang, Eugene Osadchy, Amit Even-Tov (Ariel Quartet).
Ms. Tseng professional goals include enjoying playing the cello and exploring the music possibilities; she had a recital with violin, guitar and dancer in 2015 and Asia concert tour with AYO in 2016. She would like to maintain performing and teaching as part of her musical life.