Jeannie Yu was awarded first prize in the Frinna Awerbuch Piano Competition in New York, the Flint Symphony International Concerto Competition, the Portland Symphony International Concerto Competition, and the Kingsville Piano Competition in Texas. She also earned the prestigious Gina Bachauer Memorial Scholarship Award, a full scholarship for the master’s degree program at The Juilliard School of Music where she also received the Bachelor’s Degree. Subsequently she was awarded an accompanist fellowship at the Peabody Conservatory of Music where she received her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree.
Ms. Yu has performed as soloist with the Flint Symphony, Portland Symphony, Marina del Rey-Westchester Symphony, Des Moines Symphony, Des Moines Brandenburg Symphony, the Xiamen Symphony Orchestra in China, Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra, the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra, the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, and the Festival City Symphony Orchestra. She has been in great demand as a soloist and collaborative artist in live performances on WQXR in New York; WOI, in Iowa; WFMT in Chicago, and chamber music series such as the Northwestern University Winter Chamber Music Series, the Rembrandt Chamber Players Series in Chicago, and Chamber Music North in Michigan in addition to her schedule of performances as a member of the Florestan Duo and the Trio Antigo.
Recently, she has been asked to join the Rembrandt Chamber Players as an associate member. Ms. Yu has also participated as faculty in the Alfred University Summer Chamber Music Institute, the Ohio Wesleyan Summer Chamber Music Festival, the Milwaukee Chamber Music Festival, and the Troy Youth Chamber Music Institute.