Among many notable achievements, award-winning pianist composer and filmmaker Sherry Shieh was presented to Prince Philip of England for outstanding music achievement at the age of 12. Shieh performed at Academy Award-winning actress Audrey Hepburn’s memorial service in 1993 and has worked under Academy Award-winning composer Luis Bacalov (Il Postino, Kill Bill). To date, Shieh has won 2 major nominations from Taiwan Grammy’s Award (GMA) and released 6 albums. Shieh was named Permanent Artist by major music licensing platform AudioSparx in 2015.
During her years at Indiana University, Sherry studied with the eminent pedagogues Jean Louis Haguenauer and Vladimir Viardo. As the youngest Ph. D. student of the legendary pianist Anthony di Bonaventura, Sherry has performed extensively around the world. In 2007, her ballet GATE toured in Taiwan and was awarded “Best Group of the Year”. Shieh has collaborated with the award-winning Taiwanese Rock band The Chairman and appeared as guest performer at Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards. In 2011, Sherry dedicated Joyful Heart to victims of 311 Japanese Tsunami, drawing invitation from Jinmen Government to commission her to write and premier her work for 5000+ people.
Sherry is an active multi-media entrepreneur and the founder of Leading Bull, DRIM (Deeply Relaxing Inspiring Music) and An International Affair- a cello/piano duo which performs her original music and rock. Sherry previously founded iii Films and Six Trees Pictures to tell ‘inspiring’, ‘innovative’ and ‘influential’ stories and was awarded in Malaysia film festival KKIFF for her first documentary 《Book House》in 2016.
In 2019 Sherry was invited to perform at the International Marvin Hamlisch Award, in 2020 she produced COVID-relief concerts to raise funds for The Bronx, New York and was give Paul Harris Award by Rotary Club of New York, which named her an honorary member. Sherry just finished her new album and a book on film music, both to be released in 2023.
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