An internationally award-winning pianist, Cindy has captivated audiences across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Her musical journey has taken her to renowned venues worldwide, including Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall(NYC), Viennese Hall(Salzburg), Bibliotheque Polonaise de Paris, Vouleftikon – First Parliament of Greece, National Centre for the Performing Arts (Beijing), Beijing Concert Hall, and Shanghai Oriental Arts Center. As a passionate chamber musician, her duet and trio groups have made captivating appearances in festivals such as the Pablo Casals Chamber Music Festival and Musical Odyssey.
Acclaimed for her “remarkable intensity of expression” and “unique artistic voice,” she is a laureate in international competitions including the Concours Ile-de-France, Concours Musical de France, Artist Presentation Society Competition (USA), Paderewski International Competition (USA), Krystian Tkaczewski International Piano Competition (Poland), Bradshaw & Buono International Competition (USA), and New York Piano Festival & Competition. Notably, she was awarded the President’s Prize for “Best Chopin Interpretation” by the Association of Polish Artists & Musicians in France. In addition, she received the “Best Debussy Performance Prize” from both the IBLA Foundation and the Metropolitan International Piano Competition.
She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance with program honors from Northwestern University, an Artist Diploma and a Master of Music degree from Yale University. She achieved the highest admission score to the piano department at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, where she earned her bachelor’s degree. Her formative years unfolded on the beautiful South Chinese island of “Gulangyu,”renowned as a “music island,” where her passion for classical music took root and flourished.
Cindy possesses extensive teaching experience, having taught secondary piano at both Yale and Northwestern University, as well as in private studios, since 2008. She is experienced with students of diverse age groups and tailors the materials according to each student’s aptitude. Her lessons are designed to be fun, interactive and inspiring. She dedicates to make learning a pleasant journey that empowers her students to explore their own unique musical voice
Cindy teaches Piano lessons.