Ling (Holly) Hang

Clarinetist collaborativE pianist



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


  • January

4th: Salem Keizer Middle School All-City Adjudicator

23rd: Perform Black Dog by Scott McAllister with West Salem High School

26th& 28th: Eugene Opera -Hult Center

  • February

29th: WOU “Spring Awaking” musical performance #1 - Rice Auditorium

  • March

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

14th: Perform Concerto for Clarinet and Wind band by Oscar Navarro with WOU Wind Ensemble

23rd: Oregon Mozart Players- Central Presbyterian Church

  • April

8th to 10th: Eastern Oregon Outreach with Dunja Jennings

27th State Solo Festival Adjudicator- Portland State University

  • May

`11th: Oregon Mozart Players - Beall Concert Hall

23rd: Eugene Symphony- Hult Center

25th: Zach Moore Bass Trombone Recital- WOU Smith Recital Hall

26th: Layne Ling Clarinet Recital- WOU Smith Recital Hall

  • June

4th: Mark Dubac Masterclass- WOU Smith Hall 122

15th & 16th- Salem Philharmonia Orchestra - East Salem Community Center

  • July

4th: Newport Symphony

21st through 27th- Oregon Coast Music Festival

  • August

4th: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Past Events


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


  • December

Oregon Symphony- Arlene SchnitzerConcert Hall

  • November

Corvallis Orchestra-The LaSells Stewart Center

Oregon Mozart Players-UO Bell Hall