Yun-Ping Liu, Ph.D, a man full of curiosity and passion, is an experienced guitar player who cares deeply about making great music with his fingertips. As an experienced guitar player, Yun-Ping plays in many different kinds of styles, such as Flamenco, Blues, Rock, Funk, Jazz, Latin and Fingerstyle.
Since winning first prize at the “Guitar Utopia Fingerstyle Competition” in 2012, Yun-Ping has continued to compose many pieces for fingerstyle guitar. In 2016, Yun-Ping released his first album, “The Journey on the Fingerboard,” which was shortlisted in the “Best Musicians” category at the Golden Indie Music Awards (GIMA).
Yun-Ping is also the author of the guitar book series “Fundamental of Pop Guitar,” which is the most well-known guitar/music textbook in Taiwan. There are three volumes — Elementary, Intermediate and Music Styles — three different levels appropriate for different needs.
Lastly, Yun-Ping has participated in diverse types of musical productions, including musical theater performances and TV/movie film score production, and has served as an instrumentalist for several well-known bands and singers such as PiA, ChthoniC, Wen-Lan (Landy), Wan-Fang and Ayugo Huang. Yun-Ping also regularly performs in the bands “MajaM Jazz Band” and “La Gitanita” as a guitarist.