Pianist Meiling Chen, born in Xiamen, China began her rapid development in her piano studies under the guidance of Meiqing Zhang and Xiaoyan Lin in Xiamen Music High School, and continued with her pursuit of Bachelor Degree in Piano Performance at the Tianjin Conservatory of Music on Scholarship studying with Prof. Jingjing Wang. Furthermore, a prize winner of the Tianjin Piano competition, Miss. Chen was voted as well as the top ranked pianist at the Tianjin Conservatory of Music. This culminating stage in her studies lead Miss. Chen to pursuit her Master Degree in Piano Performance at Steinhardt NYU under the guidance of Prof. Eduardus Halim, Sascha Gorodnitzki Chair in Piano Studies at Steinhardt NYU and the sat protege of the legendary pianist, Vladmir Horowitz.
Miss Chen's strong interest in piano pedagogue coupled with her cast experiences in teaching resulted in the current position as Artist Faculty of the NYU Shanghai in charge of overseeing the development of the piano program in addition to teaching private and piano classes. Previously, she was appointed as an Adjunct Faculty of the Piano Studies at the Steinhardt NYU.