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Amber Chiang

Renowned for her beautiful, melodious voice, Amber delights audiences with her song interpretations and jazz stylings. Mixed in with standards, she often performs her own compositions which tell a story of her life relationship experiences. Audiences around the world are moved by her emotional honesty. As expressed by a fan, "Wow! I'm impressed, Amber! Your songs moved me.” 

New York born, jazz/pop vocalist, Amber Chiang, received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Massachusetts. Her jazz education started when working as a DJ at WTBS, she spent her afternoons in the radio station soaking up as many jazz albums as possible. Her jazz styling influences are a combination of Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn and Betty Carter as well as from Brazilian and pop artists.

She has appeared around the world as a soloist singing jazz and pop with jazz greats among whom are Fred Hersh, Garry Dial, Richie Cole, George Coleman, Billy Hart; in places including the Blue Note, NYC; and was the featured soloist at the 2000 Southern California Summer Special Olympics. She also has 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, CA leading/accompanying the Sing-Alongs.

She received “Honorable Mention” for two of her original songs from the Billboard World Song Contest; and produced a CD of 13 original songs.

Inspired by her love of music, she has been teaching piano and voice for over 25 years. She feels that music is an important part of education, and it aids in the development of cognitive and motor skills. And most of all, it is fun and rewarding, and a skill to last a lifetime!

Awards

Honorable Mention in the16th Annual Billboard World Song Contest for "Baby Be Smart" and "Alone in this World"


Tags

Primary Instrument

Voice / vocals

Location

Los Angeles

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Credentials/Background

Received a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Massachusetts. Amber Chiang is an experienced, enthusiastic voice and piano instructor and has been teaching for over 25 years. In conjunction with teaching skills, she has excellent communication skills and patience and works well with children, and all ages. 
 Inspired by her love of music, she has taught piano and voice in NY, LA and currently teaches in Irvine, CA

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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

My Love Journey

Self Produced
2014

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Christmas Together

Self Produced
2013

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A Good Thing

From: My Love Journey
By Amber Chiang

Baby, Be Smart

From: My Love Journey
By Amber Chiang

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