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Ling (Holly) Hang

Clarinetist collaborativE pianist

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Bio

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, clarinetist and collaborative pianist Ling(Holly) Hang earned her Master of Music degree from North Texas University. She studied clarinet with John Scott and collaborative piano with Steve Harlos and Berthe Odnoposoff. Holly was a member of the UNT Wind Symphony, the UNT Collegium wind-conducting workshop, and can be heard in the recordings by GIA publications.


Prof. Hang joined the faculty at Western Oregon University in 2020. In the following year, 2021, she was hired as a clarinet professor at Corban University and Chemeketa Community College. While teaching in Oregon, she maintains a large private virtual studio in Frisco Independent School District, Texas. Many of her students have earned top chairs in the All-state band (WIBC, TMEA, and ATSSB organization) and solo and ensemble contests. In addition to her clarinet teaching studio, she was a chamber music coach and collaborative pianist for UNT’s ClarEssentials in 2016 and 2018.


Holly is known as an international clinician. In her home of Oregon, she has given masterclasses at Portland State University and Oregon State University. Internationally, she has coached clarinetists at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and The Buddy Clarinet Ensemble in Taipei, Taiwan.


In the 2021- 2023 season, Prof. Hang serves as the acting 2nd clarinetist in the Oregon Mozart Players based in Eugene, Oregon. She often subs in the Eugene Symphony and Oregon Symphony Orchestra. In 2020, she performed as a guest soloist with Lone Star Youth Winds at Moody Performance Hall in Dallas, Texas. In 2019, she won the 30th annual Frances Walton Competition. She performed live on the Classical KING FM 98.1 radio and had a weeklong performance tour throughout Seattle, Washington, to promote classical music; she performed in Seattle’s Central Library. In 2018, Holly performed as a guest soloist with the James Bowie High School Wind Ensemble in the Western International Band Clinic in Seattle, WA. She is also an active Lone Star Wind Orchestra member under music director and conductor Eugene Migliaro Corporon. Since 2016, Holly has performed Clarinet recitals in MU PHI EPSILON’s concert series at Dallas Public Library.


Holly is an active collaborative pianist throughout United States. In the collaborative piano field, she accompanied the WOU musical production in 2022 and specializes in instrumental works.


Prof. Hang plays and endorses Backun Lumière clarinets and is a D’Addario artist.




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Upcoming Events

2023

  • October

19th: WOU faculty recital - Smith Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m

24th: Host guest lecture” This is Your Brain on Practice” by Riley Braase-Smith Recital Hall at 4 p.m

  • November

12th: Eugene Concert Orchestra - Hult Center at 2:30 p.m

16th: WOU student recital- Smith Recital Hall at 11 a.m

19th: Corvallis Symphony- LaSells Stewart Center

2024

  • January

4th: Salem Keizer Middle School All-City Adjudicator

13th: OMEA performance with West Salem High School as a soloist

26th& 28th: Eugene Opera -Hult Center

  • March

1st to 3rd, 6th to 9th: WOU musical performances- Rice Auditorium

23rd: Oregon Mozart Players- Central Presbyterian Church

  • April

28th: Eugene Concert Orchestra- Hult Center at 2:30 p.m.

  • May

11th: Oregon Mozart Players - Beall Concert Hall







Past Events

2023

  • July

The Cascadia Clarinet Quartet - 50th ICA Clarinetfest in Denver, CO

Eugene Symphony summer concert at the park

Oregon Coast Music Festival

  • May

Oregon Symphony-Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Eugene Symphony- Hult Center

Oregon Mozart Players-UO Bell Hall

Guest performer for Oregon Clarinet Symposium

Formosa trio performace- WOU Smith Recital Hall

  • April

Oregon State Solo Contest Adjudicator

Platypus Clarinet Choir - Eugene Library

Clarinet masterclass retreat- McNary High School

  • March

Solo and ensemble for Salem/Keizer- Collaborative Pianist

  • February

High school All-City for Salem/Keizer- Adjudicator and masterclasses

Eugene Symphony- Hult Center

  • January

Middle School All-City for Salem/Keizer- Adjudicator and masterclasses

Eugene Opera-Hult Center

2022

  • December

Oregon Symphony- Arlene SchnitzerConcert Hall

  • November

Corvallis Orchestra-The LaSells Stewart Center

Oregon Mozart Players-UO Bell Hall

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Email:linghang@livemail.tw

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