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Achievements

2019

  • - Launched Fashion Store on the website

2017

  • - Released an Original EP "The Journey On Earth, vol. 2: Stories of Time"
  • - Toured in Taiwan, U.S. and Europe
  • - All the songs in this EP are premiered on the U.S. Media
  • - "The Chaos Of The Snow" is selected by Jazziz magazine
  • - Interviewed by U.S. Jazz Radio, Female entrepreneur and Fashion magazine
  • - Performed in Rome

2016

  • - Launched the blog www.amandayiyen.com, integrating creative Music, Fashion, Idea and Journey

2014

  • - Selected by AIESEC as the top 50 influential people from Taiwan
  • - Released the original EP, "The Journey On Earth, Vol.1: Unknown"
  • - Collaborated with Paul Wickliffe, the mixing engineer of Mariah Carey for "The Journey On Earth, Vol.1: Unknown"
  • - Obtain the scholarship from a language school in Milan, Italy. Moved to Milan from New York

2013

  • - Performed a electronic and Jazz/Pop show on "Taiwan Week" in NYC
  • - Collaborated with the Bassist from Village Vanguard big band for the original EP "The Journey on Earth, Vol.1: Unknown "

2012

  • - Obtained "Aliens with extraordinary ability"visa of the United States and move to Manhattan, New York.
  • - Interviewed by a website "www.womany.net"
  • - Performed in "Asian music connection" festival and"Asian Film Festival" with Joanna Wang

2011

  • - TEDx Taipei performer and speaker for the event "The power of Journey"
  • - Interviewed by MOT/TIME for the event "The power of Journey" by TEDx Taipei
  • - Interviewed by "Chew People magazine" in the series of the best hand craft in Taiwan
  • - Performed in "Golden Horse Awards" (Asian version of Oscar)
  • - Performed in Taichung and Shanghai Jazz Festival
  • - Performed House music party with the celebrity DJ Xuan Liu in Taipei
  • - Gave a speech for the big event "one carat dreams" as a dream achiever
  • - Arranger of the Artist under Sony music, Joanna Wang's album "The adventure of Bernie the schoolboy"

2010

  • - Release the first Jazz album "Jazz without Time Zones"
  • - Invited by Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra to play
  • - E-piano for the masterpiece of Hollywood famous composer, George Fenton "The Blue Planet"
  • - Invited by a famous lounge club "BARCODE" to perform "Jazzy Vogue Party" as keyboard player and vocalist
  • - Tour performance for  the album "Jazz without Time Zones" across Taiwan
  • - Invited by Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra to play the keyboard for Andrea Bocelli tour concerts
  • - Invited by Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra to play the piano with the soundtrack composer "Joe Hisaishi" in Taiwan
  • - Invited by Canadian flutist "Ron Korb" to play the piano in the tour concerts in Taiwan
  • - Interviewed by the biggest Taiwanese classical website "T-classical" Giving a full speech for the "Chopin and Jazz" master class organized by Starbucks

2009

  • - As the representative and spoke model for KORG, World leader musical instruments
  • - Playing Electronic Show "Jazz Vogue Party" at the most popular night club "Room 18"
  • - Performing Jazz Master class by Eslite Bookstore
  • - Performing Jazz Trio at concert hall of the Industrial Bank of Taiwan

2008

  • - Recording piano tracks for a theater play "The importance of being earnest" produced by National Theater of Canada.
  • - Teaching Keyboard and Music Theory in Hwa Gan High school of Arts
    Composing original soundtrack for the documentary, Lust Caution, produced by Phoenix TV channel.

2006

  • - Performing at Upstairs, House of Jazz in Montreal Canada

2004

  • - Accepted by McGill University, Faculty of Music, Concentration on Jazz Piano

2003

  • - Studied at Musi-Technic college in Montreal Canada

2002

  • - Played Oboe Concerto in the university concert
  • - Performed in China with Taiwanese Youth woodwind band

2001

  • - Accepted with the highest marks by Fu Jen University, Department of Music, Major in Piano
  • - Accepted by National Taipei University of Arts, Department of Music, Major in Oboe

1998

  • - Performed across Europe (France, Austria, Hungary, Romania) with Taiwanese Youth orchestra

1997

  • - Performed in the Lincoln Center, New York, with Double-Ten Junior Orchestra Performance

1995

  • - The third time to represent Taiwan to Thailand (Bangkok) to perform the composition, "Syncopation Violin"
  • - Performed Haydn C major oboe concerto at the graduation concert of Guang-Fu elementary school

1994

  • - Tour in Australia with Guang-Fu elementary school orchestra
  • - Obtained music scholarship for 5 years since 1994 to 1998

1992

  • - The second time represent Taiwan to Indonesia to perform the composition, "The Dancing Girl"

1991

  • - The first time to represent Taiwan to Singapore to perform the composition, "Happy Holidays

Awards

2014

  • - The first and only Taiwanese musician selected by Cirque Du Soleil as an oboist and back singer

2010

  • - Elected as "The New Pride of Taiwan"

2008

  • - The first and only Taiwanese musician selected by Cirque Du Soleil as keyboardist

2002

  • - Champion in Montreal International Music Camp Piano Competition

2001

  • - Champion in Taichung City Oboe Competition
  • - Winner of National Taiwan oboe competition
  • - The only person accepted by National Taiwan University of Arts, Department of Music with the highest marks, major in oboe
  • - Accepted by Fu Jen Catholic University Department of music with the highest  marks, major in piano
  • - Champion in YAMAHA Electone Competition in Taichung City
  • - Second place in National Taiwan Electone Competition
  • - Third Place for the Pop Music Singing Contest organized by the Department of Arts in Fu Jen Catholic University.

2000

  • - Second place in YAMAHA Electronic Organ Competition in Taichung City
  • - Second place in National Taiwan YAMAHA Piano Concerto Competition

1998

  • - Accepted with highest marks in piano section by National Tainan College of Arts
  • - Champion in the pop music singing contest organized by National Tainan College of Arts

1997

  • - Champion in Oboe Competition of Taichung city.
  • - Champion in National Taiwan Oboe Competition
  • - Second Place in Piano Competition of Taichung city.
  • - The winner of National Taiwan Piano Competition

1996

  • - Second place in Oboe Competition of Taichung city.
  • - Second place in National Taiwan Oboe Competition

1995

  • - Selected as special talent and outstanding children. The honor is awarded by Ministry of Education
  • - Second place in Speech Competition of Taichung City
  • - The third time to be the representative to represent Taiwan to perform original composition in Thailand
  • Obtained six years of YAMAHA scholarship

1994

  • - Champion in National Taiwan Electronic Organ Competition
  • - Champion in Piano Competition of Taichung City

1993

  • - The winner in Taichung City piano competition

1992

  • - The second time to be the representative to represent Taiwan to perform original composition in Indonesia

1991

  • - The only representative to represent Taiwan to perform original composition in Singapore with other representative from other Asian countries and Australia

1990

  • - Awarded highest honor of YAMAHA Junior Original Concert Series and toured in Taiwan

歷年經歷

2019

  • - 於部落格開設時尚商店

2017

  • - 發行原創EP【地球旅程,第二輯:時間故事】於台灣、美國、歐洲巡迴演出
  • - 【地球旅程,第二輯:時間故事】榮登美國媒體 "Vents Magazine" , "Asian Pop Weekly", "AXS" , "Entertainmentwise" 首播
  • - “紛亂雪” 獲選收錄於 Jazziz 雜誌夏日合輯並接受美國爵士電臺、女性創業家雜誌、時尚雜誌人物專訪
  • - 受邀於台中爵士音樂節演出,與加拿大音樂家共組 “蒙特婁的爵士對話”

2016

  • - 創立 www.amandayiyen.com 關於創意音樂、時尚、想法、旅居旅遊之部落格。以及線上音樂商店

2014

  • - 發行原創EP:【地球旅程,第一輯:未知】後製由瑪莉亞凱莉御用混音師 Paul Wickliffe 操刀
  • - 獲義大利語文學校獎學金,移居米蘭

2013

  • - 於紐約Taiwan Week 演唱電子舞曲,電影主題曲
  • - 活躍於曼哈頓各大小表演空間
  • - 與Village Vanguard Big Band Bassist 合作錄製 【地球旅程】 系列原創EP

2012

  • - 取得美國藝術家傑出人才簽證,旅居紐約
  • - 接受 “女人迷” Womeny.net 人物專訪 “從內在就漂亮的女人”
  • - 與創作歌手王若琳 Joanna Wang 於內地商演

2011

  • - 受 TEDx Taipei 邀請,擔任 "旅程的力量" 講者及演奏者
  • - 接受 MOT/TIMES 焦點人物專訪
  • - 擔任知名歌手"王若琳 Joanna Wang" 創作專輯 "博尼的大冒險" 之編曲及鍵盤手
  • - 於金馬獎頒獎典禮演出
  • - 與新加坡歌手Olivia One 一同於上海爵士音樂節演出
  • - 於台中爵士音樂節演出
  • - 受誠品音樂館邀請,於誠品酒窖主講"爵士、紅酒、夜" 爵士講座
  • - 與知名作家/DJ 劉軒演出浩室電音 PARTY 擔任 vocal and keyboard
  • - 於台北敦南誠品,主講夢想講座"一克拉的夢想"
  • - 接受《潮人物》 雜誌台灣極致手藝系列人物專訪

2010

  • - 發行個人首張跨國爵士演奏專輯 "爵士零時差"
  • - 受國家交響樂團邀請,與好萊塢配樂大師 George Fenton 演出“藍色星球”多媒體音樂會
  • - 受國家交響樂團 (NSO) 邀請,與世界歌神男高音 Andrea Bocelli (波伽利) 於香港會展中心及台北小巨蛋演出
  • - 受國家交響樂團 (NSO) 邀請,與日本國寶級 動畫配樂大師 "久石讓"一起於亞洲巡迴音樂會中演出
  • - 受知名加拿大長笛梆笛演奏家 Ron Korb 邀請,擔任 Ron Korb 巡迴演奏會鋼琴
  • - 受誠品書店邀請主講士三重奏講座,【爵士三角效應】
  • - 受 MUZIK/星巴克咖啡邀請,主講爵士古典跨界講座【蕭邦戀爵士】

2009

  • - 擔任全球知名電子鍵盤樂器 KORG 台灣區代言人
  • - 受勤美誠品音樂館邀請,舉辦 "Amanda 吳苡嫣 Jazz Trio 講座音樂會"
  • - 受台灣工業銀行邀請,舉辦"Amanda 吳苡嫣 爵士三重奏"音樂會

2008

  • - 受加拿大國家戲劇學院邀請,為舞台劇 "The importance of being earnest" 錄製鋼琴配樂

2007

  • - 任教華岡藝校演藝科,教授鍵盤演奏及音樂理論
  • - 擔任 YAMAHA 即興專題講座之主講講師

2006

  • - 畢業於 McGill (麥基爾)大學音樂系,以兩年的時間完成四年大學

2004

  • - 考取 McGill (麥基爾) 大學音樂系,專攻爵士鋼琴

2003

  • - 進入加拿大 Musi Technic 音樂科技學院就讀

2001

  • - 以雙簧管主修,鋼琴副修,高分考取國立台北藝術大學,成為該屆雙簧管組唯一錄取者
  • - 以鋼琴主修,雙簧管副修推薦甄試第一名考取輔仁大學音樂系

1998

  • - 以鋼琴組最高分考入國立台南藝術大學音樂系
  • - 擔任OBOE,與台灣國立交響樂團附設青年管弦樂團赴歐洲巡迴演出 (法國、奧地利、匈牙利、羅馬尼亞)

1997

  • - 擔任OBOE 及二胡,與雙十國中音樂班管弦樂團團和國樂團赴紐約林肯中心演出

1995

  • - 於光復國小畢業音樂會中,獲選演出海頓雙簧管協奏曲,擔任雙簧管獨奏,由光復國小管弦樂團擔任協奏

1994

  • - 擔任OBOE,與光復國小音樂班管弦樂團赴澳洲巡迴演出

獲獎紀錄

2014

  • - 獲選為世界組織AIESEC 台灣五十大青年影響力人物
  • - 再度獲選為國際知名表演藝術團體 “太陽劇團” (Cirque Du Soleil)之雙簧管/和聲演唱儲備團員

2010

  • - 獲選為遠見雜誌 "新台灣之光 100"
    遠見雜誌自被推薦的百位候選人中,初部遴選出一位進行網路人氣PK,吳苡嫣脫穎而出,入圍前十名,最後於網路人氣票選中,高票獲得第二名!

2008

  • - 獲選為國際知名表演藝術團體"太陽劇團"(Cirque Du Soleil)鍵盤演奏家,為台灣第一位躍上太陽劇團之音樂家,現為太陽劇團儲備團員

2002

  • - 加拿大蒙特婁國際音樂營鋼琴大賽第一名

2001

  • - 輔仁大學藝術學院歌唱大賽第三名
  • - YAMAHA電子琴聯歡會中區第一名,並參加全國大賽獲入選獎第二名
  • - 台中市音樂比賽雙簧管青少年組第一名,並代表台中參加全國大賽,榮獲第四名
  • - 以雙簧管主修考取國立台北藝術大學,成為該屆雙簧管組唯一錄取者
  • - 以鋼琴主修推薦甄試第一名考取輔仁大學音樂系

2000

  • - YAMAHA 全國鋼琴協奏曲大賽第二名
  • - YAMAHA 電子琴聯歡會中區第二名

1998

  • - 國立台南藝術大學流行歌唱大賽,榮獲第一名

1997

  • - 台中市音樂比賽雙簧管組第一名, 獲代表權參加全國比賽,榮獲全國第一名
  • - 台中市音樂比賽鋼琴組第二名, 獲代表權參加全國比賽,榮獲全國第五名

1996

  • - 台中市音樂比賽雙簧管組第二名, 獲代表權參加全國比賽,榮獲全國第二名

1995

  • - 獲教育部遴選全台資賦優異特殊表現兒童之殊榮,並接受表揚
  • - 台中市音樂比賽歌曲創作組第二名
  • - 台中市朗讀比賽第二名

1994

  • - 台中市音樂比賽兒童鋼琴組第一名
  • - 台灣區公開組電子琴比賽第一名

1993

  • - 台中市音樂比賽兒童鋼琴組第四名
  • - 小學一年級至六年級,連續六年參加 YAMAHA JUNIOR ORIGIANL CONCERT
    (JOC)中日兒童創作曲大賽,每年作品皆進入最後決選,並三次獲選代表台灣赴東南亞國家,
    參加亞太地區兒童創作曲發表會:

    • - 於1991年獲選由新加坡所舉辦的第一屆亞太兒童創作曲發表會,成為唯一的台灣代表,演出創作曲:愉快的假期(鋼琴與電子琴合奏)並接受日本朝日電視台專訪
    • - 於1992年再度代表台灣,獲選由印尼首都雅加達舉辦的第二屆亞太兒童創作曲發表會,演出創作曲:跳舞的女孩(鋼琴獨奏)
    • - 於1995年第三度代表台灣,獲選由泰國曼谷主的第五屆亞太兒童創作發表會,演出創作曲:Syncopation Violin(鋼琴/電子琴/小提琴/鐵琴 合奏)
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