Department of Music
Amy Yeung is currently associate professor of music at the University of Tennessee at Martin, where she teaches applied voice, diction, and directs lyric opera theatre. A native of Hong Kong, Amy Yeung has performed extensively in recitals and concerts throughout the world, including Taiwan, Malaysia, Korea, Hong Kong, United States, Germany, Bulgaria, Croatia, and Austria. Yeung was awarded the 2008 Individual Artist Fellowship in music by the Tennessee Arts Commission, which helped sponsor the production of her debut CD with pianist Jung-Won Shin, released in March 2010.
Yeung is active on the oratorio concert stage, where she has performed as a soloist in Mozart's Coronation Mass in C, Handel's Messiah, Haydn's Te Deum, Mendelssohn's Christus, and Rutter's Magnificat. She has also performed in Humperdink's Hansel and Gretel, Cimarosa's Il Matrimonio Sergeto, Puccini's Turandot, Lehár's The Merry Widow, and Nelson's A Room with a View. In summer of 2010, she was awarded the first Harold Heiberg Liedersänger Prize for outstanding interpretation of art songs at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.
Yeung holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in voice performance and a Master of Music in music theory from Michigan State University, a Master of Music in voice performance from Texas State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in voice performance from Hong Kong Baptist University. Her mentors include Meredith Zara, Richard Fracker, Leonore Sergi, and John Belisle. She is an active member of National Association of Teachers of Singing and the College Music Society.