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Amber Chiang - Singer/Songwriter Voice/Piano Instructor

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Amber Chiang is a voice and piano instructor, professional singer/songwriter. New York born, she always knew she wanted to spend her life doing music.

Inspired by her love of music, she has taught piano and voice in NY, LA and now Orange County. Amber feels that music is an important part of education, and has many benefits including the nourishment of the mind. And most of all, it is fun and rewarding, and a skill to last a lifetime!

Amber received her Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. While living in Boston, she discovered jazz, and volunteered as a DJ at WTBS (now WMBR) where she became immersed in the music. Her jazz styling influences are a combination of Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn and Betty Carter as well as various Brazilian artists and popular music.
 
She has appeared as a soloist at venues around the world singing jazz and pop music, with jazz greats among whom are Fred Hersh, Garry Dial, Richie Cole and George Coleman Sr; in clubs including the Blue Note in New York City. And she appeared as a guest soloist at the 2000 Southern California Summer Special Olympics.

Amber has also participated in ensemble groups such as the Masterworks Chorale in NYC, and the Verdi Opera Chorus of Southern California; and currently volunteers at the Senior Center in Irvine leading/accompanying the Sing-Alongs.

She received “Honorable Mention” for two of her original songs from the Billboard World Song Contest. 
 
She plays some flute and recorder.  She speaks Chinese Mandarin and is also an artist of Chinese brush painting and an accomplished Ballroom dancer.
 
She is currently singing with the Steve Savran Orchestra.

 

 

Mission Statement
 
To impart my passion for music to my students so that they may receive the many rewards that music can bring.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Customer testimonials
 
Amber teaches with such enthusiasm and patience. She teaches in a wholistic way, incorporating not only the technique, but also the theory to create a better understanding of the whole piece. My children love her!               - S. Kim