Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Ting Luo
Piano Recitalist and Collaborator
* Piano Recitalist and Collaborator
* Director and Pianist | New Arts Collaboration
* Certified Teacher, The Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC), Music Teachers National Association [MTNA]

As a piano recitalist, Ting Luo (Tingyuan Luo) performed in events such as Roomful of Pianos-NAMM Show, ‘Young Professionals on Stage’ Recital Series at 2018 CAPMT State Conference and etc. In September 2017, Ting Luo was invited to play and speak in a series of solo piano recitals and lecture recitals in prestigious venues in China such as Gulangyu Concert Hall, Guangxi University and Sichuan Teachers' University in China.

As the winner of many national and international awards, Ting Luo has won well-known piano competitions such as The 2019 United States International Music Competition, The 2018 Piano Competition of Montecito International Music Festival in California, The 2017 China-ASEAN Youth Piano Competition, The 2017 Pearl River-Kayserburg International Youth Piano Competition, The 2017 Steinway International Youth Piano Competition.

Since 2020, Ting Luo has curated a multimedia new music and art project New Arts Collaboration, collaborating with artists from composers to visual artists, creating and performing multimedia new piano works. Works by NAC have been selected and featured in CAPMT-MTNA Artists Panel Webinar, The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art’s Digital Shorts Film Festival, Fresh Inc Festival, New Music Gathering Conference/Festival, and will be presented in Old First Concert Series, The Center of New Music and Thailand New Music and Arts Symposium from September to December 2021.

Ting Luo serves as the chair of Contemporary Competition of CAPMT-MTNA(SF-Bay Area District). She is an active member in the music organizations such as Music Teachers National Association(MTNA), Music Teachers' Association of California(MTAC) and The Chinese Music Teachers Association of Northern California (CMTANC).

Ting Luo obtained the Master of Music degree on solo piano performance from the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California. Through her piano career, she received instructions from legendary pianist such as Daniel Pollack, Roger Woodward, Peter Takács and so on.

M.M. USC. U.S. | B.M. XingHai Conservatory of Music. China
Upcoming Events:

Thursday, September 30 2021 7:00 PM
Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
A concert featuring works by living composers, instrumentalists and artists from minorities including woman artists and BIPOC artists, followed by an open discussion via Zoom with artist panelists and guests. Pianist Eunmi Ko, Ting Luo and a few other wonderful musicians, including Kathleen Supove(pianist), Vicky Chow(pianist), Nicholas Phillips(pianist), Chia Jui(Erhu), Wioleta Kaminska(multimedia) will be showcasing works at the event, highlighting the theme of new music by minority composers and performers. The event will feature pieces by Emily Koh, Chen Yi, Li Yuan-Qing, Jean Ahn, Reena Esmail and so on. NAC will premiere two pieces from FOOTSTEPS by Jean Ahn, with multimedia works by video artist Jo Ho. Other premiere pieces include Lost in.., sound and music by Ting Luo, visuals by Marco Pinter, and FIELDS OF REPRESSION, piano duo by Ting Luo and Gloria Damijan. This concert will be followed by an open Zoom discussion featuring performers and composers, including Chen Yi and Emily Koh attending the discussion.  More...
Monday, November 8 2021 4:00 PM
Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
'POETIC MOVE' - Piano Premiere Concert with Multimedia, New Arts Collaboration 2021, featuring visual/multimedia works with new piano music by living composers.
A World Premiere Piano Concert with Multimedia.
Pianist Ting Luo gives the World Premieres of a series of works for solo piano and immersive visuals by living composers in Bay Area and beyond, including Danny Clay, Chatori Shimizu, and Jean Ahn, in collaboration with visual artists including Charles Woodman and Jo Ho.
‘’External and internal spaces began to blend, allowing dreams, memories, and fragments to be unearthed and brought into the light. ‘’ - Nicki Davis (NAC Visual Collaborator)  More...