Assistant Professor of Music Performance (Violin)
Dr. Yu-Fang Chen, assistant professor of music performance (violin), joined the faculty of Ball State University in the fall of 2017. Dr. Chen holds Bachelor and Master of Music Performance degrees from Taipei National University of the Arts in Taipei, Taiwan. She received her Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in both violin and viola performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2013.
As a sought-after performer and pedagogue, Dr. Chen has been invited to teach and perform at various music institutions and festivals and her career as a performing artist has taken her to more than fifteen countries on four continents.
Dr. Chen served as an Assistant Professor of Violin and Viola at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas from 2015-2017. Additionally, she was a member of the Kansas City Symphony, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra and the Academy of Taiwan.
As an enthusiastic performer of contemporary music, she has commissioned, premiered, and recorded many compositions by living composers. Her performances can be found on ABLAZE records.
For more information, please visit Dr. Yu-Fang Chen’s personal website