Chee-Hang See is a prize winning pianist who has been called "a cool and confident performer" by the Charleston City Paper. After an appearance at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Charleston Today.net wrote that "he displayed absolute clarity and through his refined dynamic range brought gorgeous contrasts to each section". He has appeared with the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, Chamber Music Charleston, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra Youth Concerto Competition, the Bela Bartok Orchestra in Italy, the Toa Payoh West Chinese Orchestra in Singapore and remains in high demand as a soloist, chamber and orchestra pianist. Chee-Hang currently is faculty at the Charleston Academy of Music and Music Director at Midtown Theaters in North Charleston, SC.
An avid promoter of contemporary music, Chee-Hang co-founded the Charleston Academy of Music New Music Ensemble in 2017, where he conducts and plays commissions and other music of the last century. Also a composer, Chee-Hang's works have been performed by groups in Singapore and in various settings in the U.S.
In 2010, Chee-Hang formed the Tan and See Piano Duo with his colleague, Malaysian pianist Amy Tan. They have been described as “emanating a sense of pure fun that is always infectious to audiences” (CharlestonToday.net). They have been finalists of the International Web Concert Hall Competition and have performed in festivals and concert series in Europe, Asia and North America. Their solo and orchestral appearances have been broadcast on National Public Radio. They have attended masterclasses with the Aebersold/Neiweem Duo, DUO Stephanie and Saar, Oleyuria Duo, and Stenzl Duo. They have been faculty at the Charleston Academy of Music and the Chicago Duo Piano Festival.
In 2016, Chee-Hang was awarded a Master's in Piano Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he was a student of Sandra Shapiro. Previously, he graduated summa cum laude from the College of Charleston, where he was a Presidential Scholar and the recipient of the John A. Zeigler and Edwin Davis Peacock Awards for Excellence in Piano. He also received an Artist Certificate in Piano Performance from the College while studying with Enrique Graf. He has participated in masterclasses with such world-renowned pianists as Ilana Vered, Michael Lewin and Beatrice Long.
In Singapore, Chee-Hang studied piano under the tutelage of Dr. Wong Joon Hwang of the Nanyang Technological University and the National Institute of Education. He was awarded Piano and Accompaniment Diplomas from the Royal Schools of Music and London's Trinity College.
He performs also on the erhu - the two-stringed Chinese counterpart of the violin, and holds a Performance Diploma from the National University of Singapore.