Shiyu Wang recently obtained a master’s degree in piano performance from
Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University after two years of study with Mr.
Alexander Shtarkman. She has given solo recitals and performances at Carnegie Weill
Hall, Eastman School of Music, Peabody Institute, Texas State University, Shanghai
Conservatory of Music, Fudan University, Shenzhen Arts School and Ningbo Concert
Hall. Ms. Wang won first prize in the University of Rochester concerto competition,
second prizes in the eMuse International Online Music Competition, the American
Protégé Competition, and the Texas State International Piano Festival Competition.
She was also prize winner in the 5th Germany Beethoven Piano Competition and the
Shande Cup Piano Competition in Shanghai. Ms. Wang has performed in master
classes taught by Leon Fleisher, Fou Ts’ong, Dan Zhaoyi, John Perry, Tang Zhe, Roy
Howat, and Joseph Rackers and studied with Enrico Elisi and Vincent Lenti at Eastman.
Ms. 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, Ms. 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.
Ms. Wang has received full scholarship from Indiana University Jacobs School of
Music. In fall 2018, she will begin her doctor of music program under the tutelage of
Professor Arnaldo Cohen.