An active and experienced musician as well as educator, Chin-Fei Chanperforms internationally as a solo flutist, chamber musician and collaborative pianist. In addition to music, she is an AmSAT-certified Alexander Technique instructor. Her teachers include Jonathan Keeble, Alexander Murray, Man-Nong Fan and Dennis Helmrich (on piano accompanying). She has also performed in the master classes of Peter-Lukas Graf, Michel Debost, Robert Aitken, Alain Marion and Barthold Kuijken (on the Baroque flute).
A native of Taiwan, Dr. Yilien Hsu holds a Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in flute performance from the City University of New York. Dr. Hsu was previously a member of the Silicon Valley Symphony, and free lances with Saratoga Symphony, Redwood Symphony, and Nova Vista symphony. Currently she is the member of Palo Alto Philharmonic. She enjoys being a soloist, chamber musician, as well as a teacher after nearly thirty years of teaching.