- Teacher/Collaborative Pianist
BM in piano performance, Tung-Hai University, Taiwan, 2005
MM in piano performance, Arizona State University, 2008
DMA in collaborative piano, University of Texas at Austin, 2012
A native of Taiwan, Allie Su is a full-time collaborative pianist at Oberlin Conservatory and a member of the piano faculty of the Oberlin Community Music School. Since her arrival in the United States in 2006, Su has established an active international concert and teaching schedule. She has been a regular guest artist at Tunghai University in Taiwan where she teaches and coaches collaborative piano. She has also served as a collaborative pianist for the Perlman Music Program, Interlochen Center for the Arts, American Viola Society, Cooper International Violin Competition, and the Meadowmount School of Music Summer Festival. As a vocal coach and staff pianist, Su has worked with the Land of Enchantment Opera in Gallup, New Mexico; the Young Artist Program at the Butler Opera Center in Austin, Texas; the Franco-American Vocal Academy; !SING! International Young Artists Festival in Suzhou, China; and Italy’s Lingua e Canto summer festival. Her recent recitals include collaborations with Carol Jantsch (Principal Tuba, Philadelphia Orchestra), Nitzan Haroz (Principal Trombone, Philadelphia Orchestra), Benjamin Kamins (Professor of Bassoon, Rice University), Eric Stomberg (Professor of Bassoon, University of Kansas), and Denson Paul Pollard (Professor of Trombone, Indiana University). She also toured Taiwan with Lee Allen (Assistant Professor of Trombone, Oberlin Conservatory) and Christopher Luther (Assistant Professor of Viola, University of Northern Colorado) where they gave concerts and led master classes at several universities and high schools.