Completing Bachelor of Music, 第三届上海之春国际音乐节钢琴大赛 2016 Shanghai Spring International Music Festival E-Competition - Finalist for both categories: Adult Group A and Multiple hands, Global Online 'Music of Europe' Great Composers Competition Series - Second Prize for both categories: The Music of Germany and Austria and The Music of Eastern Europe, Boroondara Eisteddfod Piano Concerto Award - Honourable Mention, Work with Children Check certified, Monash University Faculty of Arts Awards: Bernies Music Land Classical Piano Award and Chamber Music Prize, International Piano Festival & Competition - Semi-Finalist
Yii Ying is currently studying a double degree – Bachelor of Commerce/Music under Dr. Kenji Fujimura at Monash University _ Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, majoring in classical piano.
Born in 1996 in Malaysia, she has been playing the piano since she was six under Chelsia Yu. She is a recipient of Bernies Music Land Classical Piano Award and also a recipient of the Chamber Music Prize given by the Faculty of Arts at Monash University.
Most recently, she has won the second prize of the global online Great Composers Competition Series, in both categories – ‘The Music of Germany and Austria’ category and ‘The Music of Eastern Europe’ category. She was also one of the 77 competitors to be selected to proceed to the final round for the 2016 Shanghai Spring International Music Festival – a competition which was participated by 13,517 applicants worldwide. She was also a semi-finalist for the Internation Piano Festival and Competition held by UCSI in Malaysia.
Yii Ying was chosen to perform in 3MBS Radio Station The Talent Series Live Performance and also was involved in the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music Piano CD Recording. She has also been actively performing at masterclasses by great pianists such as Leslie Howard, Geoffrey Saba and Jane Hammond as well numerous concerts and events such as Pianistic Australiana at the Melbourne Recital Centre and Classical Piano Sound Series Concerts.
Yii Ying is not only an experienced pianist and accompanist, she is also an established music teacher. She is teaching students as young as 4 years old to adult students, from classical music to contemporary, and her students level varies from beginner to Grade 8.
Being a passionate and enthusiastic teacher, she always tries her best to make sure that students are engaged and are enjoying her lesson. She believes that each student has unique learning needs and often tailor the curriculum to match the student’s needs. She focuses on musicality and expressions, general music knowledge, techniques, sight-reading skills and theory.
She speaks English, Mandarin and Malay.
These details were last updated on October 9, 2016