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Yun Sun- Piano

Shanghai Conservatory

Born in China, Yun Sun studied with Professor Guang Ren Zhou at the middle school of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. She then went on to the United States to study in the pre-college division of the Manhattan School of Music as a winner of the Elwa van Gelder Scholarship. She received her master’s degree from the Mannes College of Music, where she studied with Nina Svetlanova and received the Marian Marcus Wahl Award.


Since then, Ms. Sun has also studied with Vladimir Feltsman and Robert McDonald. In 2012, Yun Sun obtained her degree of Doctor of Music Arts in Piano Performance from The City University of New York. She has been on the college piano faculty at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in China since 2002.


Ms. Sun is a winner of numerous piano competitions, including the Artist International Annual Young Artist Debut Series and the National Beethoven Foundation Fellowship Audition. She has also been the top-prize winner at the Stravinsky International Piano

Competition, and the top-prize winner in the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati.


Since Ms. Sun’s Weil Recital Hall debut, she has concertized throughout the United States. Her European debut took place in Kleine Zaal at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Her sparkling artistry has been equally enthusiastically received in the rest of Europe, America, and Asia.

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