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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(Vents Magazine, Asian Pop Weekly, AXS, Entertainmentwise) One of the song "The Chaos Of The Snow" is selected by Jazz iz magazine in the summer compilation. Interviewed by U.S. Jazz Radio, Female entrepreneur magazine and Fashion magazine.

2016

  • Founded the blog www.Amandayiyen.com integrating Creative Music, Fashion, Idea and Journey along with E-Shops.
  • Back to Montreal and Interviewed Professors at McGill and Concordia University.

2015

  • Become the columnist and correspondent for an arts/design/fashion/lifestyle website, www.womany.net
  • Mix the second volume of the original EP "The Journey on Earth" in Berlin with the producer of a popular European band, Jazzanova.

2014

  • Selected by AIESEC as the top 50 influential people from Taiwan
  • Release the original EP, "The Journey On Earth, Vol.1:Unknown". Post production was done by the mixing enginner of Mariah
    Carey, Paul Wickliffe
  • Obtain the scholarship from a language school in Milan, Italy. Moved to Milan from New York in the end of the year.

2013

  • Performed a electronic and Jazz/Pop show on "Taiwan Week" in NYC
  • Recording piano track in a famous live house in Brooklyn, ShapeShifter Lab.
  • Performing actively in live house and private party.

2012

  • Obtain "Aliens with extraordinary ability"visa of the United States and move to Manhattan, New York.
  • Interviewed by an arts/design/fashion/lifestyle website "www.womany.net"
  • Performing 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
  • Performing in "Golden Horse Awards" (Asian version of Oscar)
  • Performing in Taichung and Shanghai Jazz Festival
  • Performing House music party with the celebrity DJ Xuan Liu in Luxy night club
  • Giving a speech for the big event "one carat dreams" as a dream achiever in the eslite bookstore "Giving a full speech for the Jazz music esthetics master class
  • 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 shows for promoting the album "Jazz without TIME ZONES" in 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 very famous Asian animation soundtrack composer
    "Joe Hisaishi" for his tour performances 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 and instructing the Jazz Master class organized by Eslite Bookstore
  • Performing Jazz trio concert at the 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
  • Tour performance 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

  • Tour performance 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

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 a keyboardist

2002

  • Championship in Montreal International Music Camp Piano Competition

2001

  • Championship in Taichung City Oboe Competition and represented Taichung city to participate in National Taiwan Oboe Competition.
  • Winner of National Taiwan oboe competition
  • Sole acceptee of National Taiwan University of Arts, Department of Music. Highest music marks, major in oboe
  • Accepted by Fu Jen Catholic University Department of music .Highest music marks, major in piano
  • Championship 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 Electone (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. Major in piano Championship in the pop
    music singing contest organized by National Tainan College of Arts

1997

  • Championship in Oboe Competition of Taichung city. Championship in National Taiwan Oboe Competition
  • Second Place in Piano Competition of Taiching 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

1994

  • Championship in National Taiwan Electone (Electronic Organ) Competition
  • Championship 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 and Australian countries

1995

  • Awarded highest honor of YAMAHA Junior Original Concert Series, toured in Taiwan
  • Obtained six years of YAMAHA scholarships
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