Yuking Chou Brandenburgh is a member of the piano faculty at the Preparatory Department of College-Conservatory of Music at UC, and has been a piano faculty member at the Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati since 2009.
She was a faculty member at Communiversity in Vienna, Austria, Music School in Steyr, Austria and Tainan University of Arts and Technology, Taiwan. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in piano performance from the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, Austria, and DMA from the College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, where she worked as a graduate assistant at the Collaborative Piano Department and Secondary Piano Department.
She was a winner of several international piano competition awards such as 2nd prize at the Kimiko-Sato Music Competition in Vienna, Austria, 3rd prize at the Finale Ligure Piano Competition in Italy and 3rd prize at the Maria Canals Jeunesse Piano Competition in Barcelona, Spain. She also was selected to present her research poster at the Music Teachers National Association 2009 National Conference in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Brandenburgh is the teacher of many award-winning students, and is frequently invited to adjudicate competitions. In 2015, she published a new arrangement of Modest Mussorgsky’s "Pictures at an Exhibition“ for Early Advanced Piano Solo.