Su Qi Yong
Malaysian pianist, Su Qi Yong, performs internationally as a recitalist. She has made appearances at prestigious venues around the world including Teatro degli Unanimi (Italy, Arcidosso), University of Taipei recital hall & concert hall (Taiwan), Eslite Performance Hall (Taiwan), Chinese High School's Recital Hall (Batu Pahat, Malaysia), Tsun Jin High School (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Foon Yew High School Auditorium (Johor Bahru, Malaysia) and Interharmony International Music Festival.
Su Qi has attended Interharmony International Music Festival at Italy with Professor Liao in 2013 and participated in a master class presented by pianist, Marian Hahn. In 2016, she attended Euro Music Festival in Germany in summer and studies with Roland Kruger and Bernd Goetzke.
Su Qi began her music studies at age 17, receiving training in Malaysia, Taipei, and the United States. After two years of study, in 2010 she achieved The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Grade 8 with merit. She also was awarded Trinity Guildhall Advanced Level Graded Examination in Music Literacy Grade 6 Theory of Music with merit. In 2011, she studied at the University of Taipei with Pei-Chun, Liao and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music at Taiwan. In 2015, she accepted a high scholarship from the University of Wyoming to study with Dr. Chi-Chen Wu, to earn her Performance Certificate. Su Qis professors say that she is an exceptional student and is one of few pianists who has been able to excel even though she began her training in her teens. Being a piano student in University, she enrolled collaborative piano class for each semester and focusing work with singers. She also works with instruments players.
As an undergraduate student, she also had two years of experience in orchestra and choir. She performed in choir at Taiwan National Hall with orchestra and ZhongShan Hall. During her graduate study in Laramie, WY, she had chances to accompany the choir and monitor the choir during rehearsals.
Su Qi has more than eight years piano teaching experience. She makes lessons fun while being sure the students learn music concepts very well. Her favorite composer is J. S. Bach. He is an intelligent, influential composer and expert improviser. Bach influenced composers such as Beethoven, Haydn, Chopin, and Mendelssohn. His music looks easy but is difficult to master. Bach's music has inspired Su Qi from the beginning of her piano study and is the reason why she fell in love the eighty-eight black and white keys of the piano.