Born in Taipei, Taiwan Jung-Yi Alice Hsieh Daugherty is an award-winning flutist currently working in New York City. Jung-Yi won first prizein several international competitions including the Taipei Music Competition, the Jui-Shin Music Competition and the Sun Yat-Sen University Concerto Competition. Additionally, she was a finalist in the 2009 Kousseyitzky Young Artist Award and a Prize Winner of the 2011 Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition.
Jung-Yi’s musical abilities allowed her to earn a scholarship to attend the National Sun Yat-Sen University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree and was Principal Flute of the orchestra for four consecutive years. Ms. Hsieh later earned a Master of Music Degree and Professional Studies Diploma from Mannes College the New School for Music in New York City where she received a scholarship and studied with Judith Mendenhall, Principal Flute of the American Ballet Theater.
“Jung-Yi is a very talented flute player and possesses a warm sound and a solid technique” – Stefan R. Hoskuldsson, Principal Flute Metropolitan Opera
Alice is an active member of several ensembles and has performed Orchestral works at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Symphony Space and Chang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. In 2008, Ms. Hsieh was invited to perform for the Consulate General of France in New York City.
Past private teachers include Judith Mendenhall (Principle Flute, American Ballet Theater), Helen Campo (Wicked on Broadway), Jennifer Gunn (Piccolo, Chicago Symphony Orchestra), Robert Langevin (Principal Flute, New York Philharmonic), Stefán Höskuldsson (Principle Flute, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra), and Keith Underwood (Mannes College). Jung-Yi currently studies with Nicolas Duchamp of the Paris Opera de Comique.