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Yu Yichen(China)

Yu Yichen was born in Jinhua of Zhejiang Province in September, 2002. He began to learn the piano at the age of 4 and has learnt with Xia Lijuan, Sang Hong, Liu Yixin, Zhang Xiaofeng, Chen Weiling and Huang Yameng. With excellent performance, he got admitted to the Primary School Attached to the Central Conservatory of Music in 2013 and the Middle School Attached to the Central Conservatory of Music in 2016 studies under the guidance of Prof. Shao Dan, a famous pianist and a great piano educator. During this period, he has won, owing to his brilliant achievements in both piano, musical studies and academic courses, the scholarship of professional excellence and that of elementary education in the Middle School Attached to the Central Conservatory of Music for years in succession. Additionally, he joins in the concerts of excellent students, and has also been invited to give recitals both in Shanghai and Hangzhou.

He has received numerous awards in piano competitions both in China and abroad that includes the second prize of 13th Xinghai Cup National Adolescents Piano Competition in unprofessional group in 2010, Imola International Piano Awards in D, III Classificato in 2013, the first prize of the 79th Steinway & sons International Children and Youth Piano Competition, the 7th China Regional Competition in professional group A in 2015, the first prize of the 4th Scholarship Competition of Central Conservatory of Music middle school at piano group in 2017. Meanwhile, he has been selected into “Yiyang TOP 10” Project of Central Conservatory of Music in 2017.