International Pianist Uses Parsons Fashion Certificate to Design Her Own Concert Gown

April 7, 2021
Weiyin Chen


Taiwanese-American pianist Weiyin Chen has built her musical career around the world, from attending New York's Julliard School to collaborating with the Hong Kong Philharmonic. Fashion is Chen's next endeavor. As a student in the Fashion Design certificate at CPE, she has already used her skills to design her own concert gown (pictured below).

Chen was featured in Tawain's April 2021 issue of Vogue, where she discussed her creative process and inspiration as a musician. Read the full English translation on Chen's website.

Weiyin Chen


"Music is the most magical language. No matter where you are and without language barrier, music has the power to communicate and heal." - Weiyin Chen to Vogue

Weiyin Chen


"As a musician, whether you learn the piano, violin, or any musical instrument, since childhood your teacher would keep telling you: 'Listen to your instrument.'  With that same approach, now I listen attentively to my inner voice." - Weiyin Chen to Vogue

Learn more about Weiyin Chen on her website.



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