Pei-Yao Wang made her official orchestral début with the Taipei Symphony Orchestra at the age of eight and has since performed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. In chamber music she has collaborated with members of the Guarneri, Orion, Chicago, Mendelssohn and Miro quartets, and has performed with other distinguished artists such as Claude Frank, Hilary Hahn, David Shifrin, and Mitsuko Uchida. She is also regularly invited to perform at festivals including Marlboro, Caramoor, Norfolk, La Jolla, Ravinia, and Bridgehampton in New York. She is currently a member of Chamber Music Society Two at Lincoln Center, a programme to promote emerging young artists. Born in Taipei, Pei-Yao Wang was the youngest pianist ever to receive the overall First Prize in the Taiwan National Piano Competition, at the age of eight. Four years later, she entered the Curtis Institute of Music, where she worked with Seymour Lipkin and Institute Director Gary Graffman. She then studied with Claude Frank at Yale University, where she received the Master of Music degree. She currently resides in New York City, where for several years she was the only student of Richard Goode.