Wen Ling Chua was born in Malaysia. She received her D.M.A in Piano Pedagogy at
Texas Tech University, M.M in Missouri State University and Bachelor Degree of Performing
(Music) in University of Malaya, Malaysia. She obtained both performance diplomas:
Diploma and Licentiate Diploma from Trinity College of Music (London) in Solo Piano
with Distinction in 2006 and 2008 and she was awarded the Certificate of Excellence
College of Music, London. Her most influential teachers include Dr. Lora Deahl, Dr.
and Mr. Chong Lim Ng.
Wen Ling and her trio group has been chosen as a First Prize Winner of 2019 “Golden
Classical Music Awards” International Competition and performed at Carnegie Hall in
year. She is also an active performer at Plano Music Teachers Association. She has
at the annual Steinway Soirée since 2017.
Dr. Chua is an independent piano teacher in the Frisco area and an accompanist for
Grand Prairie ISD. Her students won numerous piano competitions including Steinway
Piano Competition, North Texas Piano Competition, American Protege Music Talent
Competition, and PMTA Trophy Competitions.
Dr. Chua is also interested in research on piano pedagogy topics which includes
Memorization on Piano Music and Pedaling in Debussy’s Piano Music. She won a writing
contest from Clavier Companion 2014 and her winning article: The Deeper Understanding
Memorization in Piano Music published on Clavier Companion Nov-Dec 2014.