Shiyu Wang

24-year-old pianist from the USA performs Liszt – Sonata in B Minor.

About the artist

Shiyu Wang is a pianist and chamber musician currently in the MM program studying with Mr. Alexander Shtarkman at Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. She has given solo recitals and performances at the Eastman School of Music, Peabody Institute, Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Fudan University, Shenzhen Arts School and Ningbo Concert Hall.

Wang was a prize winner of the American Protégé Competition, University of Rochester concerto competition, the 5th Germany Beethoven Piano Competition, and Shande Cup Piano Competition in Shanghai. Wang has performed in master classes taught by Fou Ts’ong, Dan Zhaoyi, John Perry, Tang Zhe, Roy Howat, and Joseph Rackers and studied with Enrico Elisi and Vincent Lenti at Eastman.

Wang’s interest goes beyond piano performance. She holds double-major degree in music and business and certificate of a one-year program in Renaissance art history and French language from University of Rochester. She published a music theory article on Chopin’s E Minor Prelude in Music Space magazine in 2013.

While studying in Rochester, Wang actively organized chamber music ensembles and participated in and arranged for charity concerts. In 2015, University of Rochester awarded her Ward Woodbury Prize for a student demonstrating outstanding leadership and achievement in music.

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