Jung-Yi Alice Hsieh Daugherty, was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She has won first prize in several international competitions including the Taipei, Jui-Shin and Sun Yat-Sen University competitions. She was a finalist in the 2009 Koussevitzky Young Artist Award Competition and a Prize Winner of the 2011 Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition.
Jung-Yi received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the National Sun Yat-Sen University. She earned a Master of Music Degree and Professional Studies Diploma from Mannes School of Music in New York City where she studied with Judith Mendenhall.
Jung-Yi is an active member of several ensembles, including Ensemble 212, the Pocket Opera of New York, Aurista Chamber Music, Amore Opera Orchestra, NYC Duo, the Massachusetts Symphony and Claflin Hill Orchestra. She is a substitute with the Cape Cod Symphony and has performed for Wicked on Broadway. Jung-Yi has played at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher and Alice Tully Halls at Lincoln Center, Symphony Space in NYC, Chang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall in Taipei and Kaohsiung Culture Center in Taiwan. She performed for the Consulate General of France, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in NYC, and at the Japan Cherry Blossom Festival at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. As a chamber musician, Jung-Yi has performed at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Kaoschiung Cultural Arts Center in Taiwan, and Cerritos Performing Arts Center in California.
Jung-Yi, who goes by Alice, joined the faculty at Joy of Music in 2018.