Yong Sue Yi

Master : Classical Piano
Available : Friday
Spoken Languages : English, Malay & Chinese
Lessons via : Face2Face & Online

Yong Sue Yi received her Master of Music in Piano Performance from Peabody Conservatory of Music, Johns Hopkins University under the tutelage of Marian Hahn with full scholarship. Studying with Albert Tiu, she was awarded a full scholarship for her 4 years of studies in the Conservatory.

Throughout her studies, she has worked as a chamber musician under the guidance of Dr Thomas Hecht, Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, David Takeno, Zhang Jin Min & Keng-Yuan Tseng. Sue Yi has also performed in master classes presented by international concert artists such as John O’Conor, Stephen Savage & Ian Holtman. In 2006, Sue Yi attended a summer festival at Dong Hai University in Taiwan & studied with Marian Hahn and Logan Skelton.

In 2008, Sue Yi won 2nd prize in the HSBC Classic Solo Piano Competition. She has been active as a collaborative pianist in Malaysia & is one of the core members of Ensemble Virama. Her most recent performances include Ensemble Virama “Conversation in 5” in July 2017 & “Malaysian Music” in March 2017, KL Piano Gala 2017 in March 2017, Ensemble Virama “Unending Melody” in October 2016, Ensemble Virama debut performance in September 2015, One Piano Four Hands Piano Duet Concert, “The No.1 Steinway Historical Roadshow,” KL Piano Gala Concert 2013, Asia Grand Piano Concert (the Seoul Art Center Concert Hall) & several collaborative concerts with the Wind Ensemble of Malaysian National Symphony Orchestra.

Sue Yi is a much sought after adjudicator, having served for the 13th Hong Kong (Asia Pacific) Schubert Piano Competition, the 14th Hong Kong (Asia Pacific) Kabalevsky & Tchaikovsky Piano Competition & the 21st Kota Kinabalu Music Festival 2014.

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