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Olivia Lu is a distinguished classical harpist and pianist. She lives in NYC.

About

From the stages of Carnegie Hall, the Boston Conservatory Symphony, the Singapore Symphony, and the Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra, Olivia Lu has distinguished herself as a classical harpist and pianist. Originally from Taiwan, Olivia’s career spans two decades of performing, teaching, and directing concerts across Asia and the United States.

Olivia attended the Boston Conservatory of Music on a scholarship and has earned two Masters degrees, one in Harp Performance and one in Music Education for Piano. In addition, Olivia took a Master Class with renowned French harpist Marie-Claire Jamet. In 1994, Olivia was a finalist for the prestigious Anne Adams Award for excellence in performance from the American Harp Society. She has recorded two CDs: “Harp Weaving Love” and “Harp Solo.”

Olivia has been teaching private music lessons since 1994 and has served on the faculty of the Long Island Conservatory in New York as well as Aletheia University, Eternal College, and Tamsui High School in Taiwan. She also served as Conductor of the Children’s Choir at Tamsui Cultural Center and was a judge for the Taiwan National Piano Competition from 2000 to 2003. In addition, Olivia teaches Master classes about harp and piano at universities and public schools throughout New York City.

She has organized concerts for several of her private students, including Beny Tu’s performances at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. In addition, she regularly performs  in and directs chamber music and solo concerts at public libraries throughout New York City.

工作經驗:

音樂治療主任(2015-2016)紐約The 80th ST Residence 失智治療中心.

全美治療音樂師(2005年至今 )全紐約區的養老院.

學歷:

獲頒美國波士頓音樂學院演奏和鋼琴教學雙碩士1998.

台灣神學院敎會音樂學士學位1994. 

Dementia Care Professionals of America 美國認證失智症護理證書2015年

CaringKind-Alzheimer’s Caregiving 美國認證失憶老人護理證書2016年

美國認證保健療癒音樂家(HCMUS)證書2016年

演出経歷:

參與新加坡交響樂團及台灣國家交響樂團演出,2001年

任波士頓音樂學院豎琴首席,1995-1998年

發行首張雙豎琴專輯「豎琴織愛」及豎琴獨奏專輯,並舉行全台47 場「千禧聖誕個人巡迥獨奏會,獲得許多熱烈回響,2000年

每年於卡內基音樂廳 Weill Recital 舉辦古典音樂演奏會-2007- 至今.

在波士頓交響音樂廳,台灣國家音樂廳,北京與上海音樂廳舉辦個人獨奏會1995 – 2002年.

得獎経歷:

1995年獲波士頓音樂學院頒發獎學金從事表演藝術研究.

1994年榮獲美國國內豎琴協會「Anne Adams」大奬

教學經驗:

任敎於長島大學的豎琴/鋼琴教授 – 紐約2003-2005年.

任敎台灣真理大學應用學系講師 – 2000-2002年.

擔任「淡水鎮立兒童合唱團」指揮-1999年.

Private Lessons

Olivia Lu has been teaching classical piano and harp lessons to students of all ages and abilities since 1994 in both English and Chinese. Her educational philosophy is to help students develop sight reading skills, technical skills, and a passion for music. With beginner students as young as four years old, Olivia teaches strong foundations in basic music reading skills and music theory. For older and more accomplished students, Olivia teaches advanced music theory and encourages them to take part in competitions and commercial concerts at venues such as Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall.

Rates available upon request.

Special Events

Olivia Lu has been performing classical piano and harp for more than two decades. Whether you are planning your wedding, anniversary, or any other type of function, Olivia will work with you to select the perfect music for your event. She has a wide selection of music to choose from, including classical, romantic, pop, religious, and Jewish melodies.

Olivia specializes in playing the Pedal Harp and the Lever Harp. If you wish to have an ensemble, Olivia will arrange for Harp, Flute, Violin, Keyboard, Piano, or Cello to accompany her.

Prices available upon request.