Meet Our Faculty

Alice Daugherty (Chuen Yi Hsieh)

Music in Motion (Mandarin and English)
Alice Daugherty (Chuen Yi Hsieh)


M.M. and Professional Studies Diploma, Mannes College; B.A., National Sun Yat-Sen University. Principal teachers: Judith Mendenhall (Principal Flute, American Ballet Theater), Jennifer Gunn (Piccolo, Chicago Symphony Orchestra), Robert Langevin (Principal Flute, New York Philharmonic), Stefán Höskuldsson (Principal Flute, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra)


Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Chuen-Yi (Alice) Hsieh Daugherty is an award-winning flutist, active performer, and multi-talented teacher. She won first prize in several international competitions, including the Taipei Music Competition, the Jui-Shin Music Competition, and the Sun Yat-Sen University Concerto Competition. She has graced renowned stages worldwide, most notably Carnegie Hall and Avery Fisher Hall in New York City, and has also performed on Broadway. Chuen-Yi’s musical abilities allowed her to earn a scholarship to attend the National Sun Yat-Sen University where she received her B.A. A member of several ensembles, Chuen-Yi was invited to perform for the Consulate General of France in New York City in 2008.