Assistant Professor Dr. Joyce Wang Chiao Su

Assistant Professor Dr. Joyce Wang Chiao Su

Assistant Professor

Academic Qualifications

​Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.)
MMus Piano Pedagogy
BMus Music Education


Joyce Wang, born in Taiwan and raised in Belize, received her DMA from West Virginia University, USA. Teachers include Christine Kefferstan, James Miltenberger, Yeeha Chiu, and William Skidmore.  Her performances include solo and collaborative recitals and musical production accompanist of Into the Woods for Laurel Highland District of Pennsylvania; the Faculty Artist Series at Frostburg State University, Maryland; Classical and Jazz Piano Festival and Competition, West Virginia University; the National Institute of Culture and History in Belmopan, Belize; International Flute Symposium; National Flute Association Convention at Las Vegas, Nevada, where she premiered Echoes of Narcissus (2010) for two piccolos and piano.

As an active collaborative musician, she performs chamber and symphonic works both in piano and cello. A member of  American String Teacher Association (ASTA), She is a current member of Music Teacher National Association (MTNA), and engages in both collegiate, state and national levels.

Prior to her recent position at UCSI University Institute of Music,  she had held several positions in higher education administration as an academic advisor, a Live and Learn community specialist and a program coordinator for Undergraduate Education of the Provost Office at West Virginia University. Prior in completing her DMA, she earned degrees of BM in Music Education and MM in Piano Pedagogy.


Areas of interest

  • Piano Performance and Pedagogy
  • Cello Performance and Pedagogy
  • Chamber Music - Instrumentals, Voice
  • Music Education
  • First-Year Experience and curriculum/program design with emphasis on First-Year Seminar


  1. “Performance Practice and Overview of Selected Piano Works of Barbara Kolb (b. 1939)”