A Taiwan native, Hsuan began her music study with the piano at age four. She was accepted into a sponsored musical program at age ten, where she studied both piano and viola. She played violin as secondary major during her master’s degree. An avid chamber musician, Hsuan has toured in the U.S., Czech Republic, Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. She has collaborated with renowned artists such as Andres Cardenas, Bela Horvath, Megumi Kasakawa, Ryan Meehan (Calidore String Quartet), and Joann Whang (Argus String Quartet). As a recipient of the Earl V. Moore Scholarship, Lloyd H., Virginia L. Arnold Music Scholarship, and Music Merit Graduate Scholarship, Hsuan holds a post master’s degree from University of Michigan, under the tutelage of Yizhak Schotten, and is now a doctoral candidate at Stony Brook University, studying with the world-renowned Emerson String Quartet.
Hsuan is an experienced instructor of violin, viola, piano, and chamber music. She served as Stony Brook University’s undergraduate chamber music coach and as a Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra teaching assistant from 2018 to 2020. She also offers lessons to assist students with orchestra auditions, music festivals, scholarships, music theory tests, and NYSSMA. Her students received the highest score in NYSSMA and were admitted into orchestra programs and music camps with scholarships, such as Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and the Pioneer High School orchestra.
Hsuan is fluent in Mandarin and English. She can also speak a little bit Japanese. In her spare time, Hsuan enjoys hiking, reading, and watching movies.