- Open the Fashion Store on Blog
Release an Original EP " The Journey On Earth, vol. 2: Stories of Time",
and toured in Taiwan, U.S. and Europe
All the songs in this EP are premiered on the U.S Media "Vents Magazine" ,
"Asian Pop Weekly" , "AXS" , "Entertainmentwise". One of the songs "The
Chaos Of The Snow" is selected by Jazziz magazine in the summer
compilation. Interviewed by U.S. Jazz Radio, Female entrepreneur magazine
and Fashion magazine
Start the blog www.amandayiyen.com integrating creative Music, Fashion,
Idea and Journey
Mix the original EP "The Journey on Earth, Vol. 2" in Berlin with the
producer of a popular European band, Jazzanova.
- Selected by AIESEC as the top 50 influential people from Taiwan
- Release the original EP, "The Journey On Earth, Vol.1: Unknown"
Post production of "The Journey On Earth, Vol.1: Unknown" was done by the
mixing engineer of Mariah Carey, Paul Wickliffe
Obtain the scholarship from a language school in Milan, Italy. Moved to
Milan from New York in the end of the year
- Perform a electronic and Jazz/Pop show on "Taiwan Week" in NYC
Collaborate with the Bass player from Village Vanguard for the original EP
"The Journey on Earth, Vol.1: Unknown "
Obtain "Aliens with extraordinary ability"visa of the United States and
move to Manhattan, New York.
- Interviewed by an arts/design/fashion/lifestyle website "www.womany.net"
Performing in "Asian music connection" festival and"Asian Film Festival"
with Joanna Wang
- TEDx Taipei performer and speaker for the event "The power of Journey"
Interviewed by MOT/TIME for the event "The power of Journey" by TEDx
Interviewed by "Chew People magazine" in the series of the best hand craft
- Performing in "Golden Horse Awards" (Asian version of Oscar)
- Performing in Taichung and Shanghai Jazz Festival
Performing House music party with the celebrity DJ Xuan Liu in Luxy night
Giving a speech for the big event "one carat dreams" as a dream achiever
in the eslite bookstore "Giving a full speech for the Jazz music esthetics
Arranger of the Artist under Sony music, Joanna Wang's album "The
adventure of Bernie the schoolboy"
- Release the first Jazz album "Jazz without Time Zones"
- Invited by Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra to play
E-piano for the masterpiece of Hollywood famous composer, George Fenton
"The Blue Planet"
Invited by a famous lounge club "BARCODE" to perform "Jazzy Vogue Party"
as keyboard player and vocalist
- Tour performance for the album "Jazz without Time Zones" across Taiwan
Invited by Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra to play the keyboard for
Andrea Bocelli tour concerts
Invited by Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra to play the piano with the
very famous Asian animation soundtrack composer "Joe Hisaishi" for his
tour performances in Taiwan Invited by Canadian flutist "Ron Korb" to play
the piano in the tour concerts in Taiwan
Interviewed by the biggest Taiwanese classical website "T-classical"
Giving a full speech for the "Chopin and Jazz" master class organized by
As the representative and spoke model for KORG, World leader musical
Playing Electronic Show "Jazz Vogue Party" at the most popular night club
Performing and instructing the Jazz Master class organized by Eslite
Performing Jazz trio concert at the concert hall of the Industrial Bank of
Recording piano tracks for a theater play "The importance of being
earnest" produced by National Theater of Canada.
Teaching Keyboard and Music Theory in Hwa Gan High school of Arts
Composing original soundtrack for the documentary, Lust Caution, produced
by Phoenix TV channel.
- Performing at Upstairs, House of Jazz in Montreal Canada
Accepted by McGill University, Faculty of Music, Concentration on Jazz
- Studied at Musi-Technic college in Montreal Canada
- Played Oboe Concerto in the university concert
- Tour performance in China with Taiwanese Youth woodwind band
Accepted with the highest marks by Fu Jen University, Department of Music,
Major in Piano
Accepted by National Taipei University of Arts, Department of Music, Major
Tour performance across Europe (France, Austria, Hungary, Romania) with
Taiwanese Youth orchestra
Performed in the Lincoln Center, New York, with Double-Ten Junior
- The third time to represent Taiwan to Thailand (Bangkok)
to perform the composition, Syncopation Violin Performed Haydn C major
oboe concerto at the graduation concert
- Tour in Australia with Guang-Fu elementary school orchestra
- Obtained music scholarship for 5 years since 1994 to 1998
The second time represent Taiwan to Indonesia to perform the composition,
"The Dancing Girl"
The first time to represent Taiwan to Singapore to perform the
composition, "Happy Holidays
The first and only Taiwanese musician selected by Cirque Du Soleil as an
oboist and back singer
- Elected as "The New Pride of Taiwan"
The first and only Taiwanese musician selected by Cirque Du Soleil as a
- Championship in Montreal International Music Camp Piano Competition
Championship in Taichung City Oboe Competition and represented Taichung
city to participate in National Taiwan Oboe Competition
- Winner of National Taiwan oboe competition
Sole acceptee of National Taiwan University of Arts, Department of Music.
Highest music marks, major in oboe
Accepted by Fu Jen Catholic University Department of music .Highest music
marks, major in piano
- Championship in YAMAHA Electone Competition in Taichung City.
- Second place in National Taiwan Electone Competition
Third Place for the Pop Music Singing Contest organized by the Department
of Arts in Fu Jen Catholic University.
Second place in YAMAHA Electone (Electronic Organ) Competition in Taichung
- Second place in National Taiwan YAMAHA Piano Concerto Competition
Accepted with highest marks in piano section by National Tainan College of
Arts. Major in piano Championship in the pop music singing contest
organized by National Tainan College of Arts
Championship in Oboe Competition of Taichung city. Championship in
National Taiwan Oboe Competition
Second Place in Piano Competition of Taiching city. The winner of National
Taiwan Piano Competition
Second place in Oboe Competition of Taichung city. Second place in
National Taiwan Oboe Competition
Selected as special talent and outstanding children. The honor is awarded
by Ministry of Education
- Second place in Speech Competition of Taichung City
The third time to be the representative to represent Taiwan to perform
original composition in Thailand
- Championship in National Taiwan Electone (Electronic Organ) Competition
- Championship in Piano Competition of Taichung City
- The winner in Taichung City piano competition
The second time to be the representative to represent Taiwan to perform
original composition in Indonesia
The only representative to represent Taiwan to perform original
composition in Singapore with other representative from other Asian and
Awarded highest honor of YAMAHA Junior Original Concert Series, toured in
- Obtained six years of YAMAHA scholarships