A native from Hong Kong, Cecilia recently graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a Bachelor of Music in Piano under the Howard Hanson and the Vaughan Scholarships. She is also a staff accompanist at the Eastman Community Music School. She is pursuing a Masters in Music (Piano Performance) with Dr. Sylvia Wang at the Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University.
She has been a prizewinner at many competitions, including the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival, Internationaler Deutchler Klavier, Toyama Piano Competition, Steinway and Sons Youth Piano Competition, Yamaha Piano Competition and Asia Open Competition. She has been awarded the ATCL, LTCL, DipABRSM and LRSM diplomas from Trinity College London and Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. Her teachers include Thomas Schumacher, Rebecca Penneys, Ann Schein and Alan Chow. She has also participated in masterclasses by James Giles, Anton Nel and Yoheved Kaplinsky. A regular participant in international festivals both as soloist and chamber musician. Cecilia has performed in the Miami Music Festival, Amalfi Coast Music & Arts Festival, Bowdoin International Music Festival and Aspen Music Festival and School. Cecilia lives in Rochester, New York with her newly-adopted cat, Aria, who is an active listener when she’s practicing. In her spare time, she likes to visit local coffee shops and experiment with different brewing methods for her pour over coffee.
To contact/schedule a lesson with Cecilia email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 773-744-1156