Chieh-Chun (Anna) Chen was born in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. She is currently studying for her Doctoral Degree in Piano Performance at University of Iowa, with Dr. Uriel Tsachor. In 2016, she gave a solo performance at Taiwan’s National Concert Hall in Taipei, and in 2017 attended the World Piano Meeting festival in Coimbra, Portugal. In February 2019, she performed Eric Moe’s Grande Etude Brillante in the Red Note Festival at Illinois State University. She is the winner of 2019 ISU Concerto-Aria Competition and performed Liszt’s Piano Concerto No.1 with the university Symphony Orchestra. She also won the first prize of Illinois State Music Teacher Association Collegiate Piano Solo South Competition in 2019. She gave her two DMA piano recitals at university of Iowa in 2021, 2022 and received a unanimous “A+” grade each time.