Kai Chen Cheng

2022 Round Top Music Festival

Kai Chen Cheng
Manhasset, NY
Stony Brook University
A recent finalist of the 2021 American Prize, Taiwanese flutist Kai Chen Cheng is an active soloist, chamber musician, and educator in the New York Area. Her musicianship has been widely recognized by many competitions, some of which include the Taiwan Music Competition, Taiwan National Pingtung Student Competition, and Taiwan National Tainan Student Music Competition. As an experienced orchestral player, Ms. Cheng has performed with the Evergreen Symphony Orchestra, the Counterpoint Chamber Orchestra, and has appeared as a Musician Artist in the Indiana University Conductor’s Orchestra. In the Spring of 2021, Ms. Cheng was invited to teach at the Taiwan National Taitung University and has coached numerous ensembles through Undergraduate Chamber Music at the SUNY Stony Brook University since 2020.

Ms. Cheng holds a bachelor degree from Taipei National University of the Arts and Master of Music and Performer Degree from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She is currently continuing her studies as a Doctoral Candidate with Carol Wincenc at SUNY Stony Brook University. Additional major mentors include Li-An Ou, Jinny Hwei-Jin Liu, Kathryn Lukas, and Thomas Robertello.