Experience

 

Wedding Pianist/Singer (and Corporate Events, Birthdays, etc.)

 

– Performed at over 50 weddings and events since 2006

– Pre-ceremony music, ceremony music, cocktail hour, first dance

– Skilled sight-reader; Can learn/arrange songs by ear

– Experience with Catholic wedding ceremonies

– Minor DJ work, such as making announcements and controlling the flow of wedding ceremony + cocktail hour + reception

 

Piano and Voice Teacher

 

– Has taught privately for over 7 years to students of all ages, encouraging/motivating as her ultimate goal

– Studied music for over 25 years, since the age of 5, passing through level Advanced of Certificate of Merit

– Holds 2 recitals per year – one in the summer, and one during the holidays

– As a member of MTAC (Music Teacher’s Association of California), access to various recitals, competitions and the nationally-recognized Certificate of Merit Evaluation program

 

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Restaurant Gigs:


– Seasons 52 in South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA
– Vintage Steak House in at historic San Juan Capistrano train depot, CA (jazz combo)
– Gemmell’s at Dana Point Harbor, CA
– Port Restaurant at Corona Del Mar, CA

 

Competitions:


– Taiwanese equivalent of American Idol
– American Idol Attraction at Walt Disney World – Top 10 on a busy Saturday
– Top 10 for “Oh Say Can You Sing?” Orange County Register NHL anthem competition
– USA World Showcase, Vegas – Best Singer
– Bach Festival, Fall Festival, and Convention winner

 

Public Event Performances:


– Lakers vs. Trailblazers, 2004 (quartet)
– Newport Coast Villas, a Marriott timeshare (jazz combo)
– Union Square in San Francisco for annual Taiwanese Cultural Festival
– Relay for Life, to raise awareness and support for cancer
– TAP (Taiwanese American Professionals) Casino Night
– Room 5 and Genghis Cohen in Hollywood
– Santa Monica 3rd Street Promenade
– The Neighborhood Cup – Aliso Viejo, CA
– It’s a Grind Coffee House – Laguna Hills, CA

 

Musicals:


– “Pippin”, “Bye Bye Birdie”, “Starmites”, “Nothing But Broadway” (revue)

 

Groups:


– Charles Dickens Carolers – So Cal’s premier caroling group
– Random Voices a Cappella, UCLA
– UCLA Chorale and Gospel Choir
– Diana Li Jazz Quartet
– Dos Pueblos Jazz Choir, winner of Reno Festival 2001

 

Recorded Accomplishments:


– Youtube channel has 1793 subscribers, 70+ videos and growing
– Youtube “I Dreamed a Dream” has over 150,000 views
– Full length CD, “Dream & Do”