Meichen Hou started playing piano at the age of four. And she has been playing on the stage since she was 6. She was the first prize winner in both 2015 Hong Kong International Piano Invitation Competition and 2015 International Keyboard Odyssiad & Festival U.S.A. in China Division. She was also the Honorable Mention Reward winner of 2016 MTNA Young Artist Competition at the state level in Oklahoma and also the alternative reward winner in 2016 OMTA Collegiate Piano Competition. Most of her students have won several piano competitions, including Hongkong International Piano Invitation Competition, Hongkong Chopin International Piano Competition, OMTA piano competitions and so on. She enjoys playing and performing on the stage, as well as playing for chamber music groups, orchestras and operas. She loves and care about her students and enjoys spending time and efforts with them.
Her teaching philosophy is teaching the students to coach themselves so that they would know how to practice. Her goal is to help students love and learn music in a professional way, so that they love what they play, and play what they love.
Education: University of Central Oklahoma majored in piano performance and piano pedagogy.