JenTao Yu

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enter code is 1234
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JenTao Yu, has been described as “elegantly, tastefully Viennese style interpretation” by New York Times critique David Dubal for his performance of Franz Schubert’s piano impromptu D.946.

As the First Price winner of 2018 Concert Artists International Virtuoso Competition, Jentao has been invited to give both solo and chamber concerts in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, Beijing National performing center, Taipei National Concert Hall. Yu has toured cities including New York, Boston, Milan, Beijing,Taipei, Macau.

As a frequent music festivals visitor, Yu has performed as soloist and chamber musician at international music festivals in Italy Bardonecchia music Festival, New York Summit Festival, Manhattan School of Music Festival, France Music Alp Festival.

In addition to solo performance, Yu also performs extensively for chamber music. Performing experience includes: Appointed Artistic Director for the Summer Vocal Festival in Manhattan School of Music in 2014, performed opera scenes and Broadway Music with faculty member of the festival; Department Chamber Pianist of Manhattan School of Music Preparatory School.

As an active advocates to new music, Jazz and composition, Jentao promotes and performs new works regularly from Taiwanese composer Tyzen Hsiao, American composer/pianist Stephen Hough, Russian Pianist/Composer Mikhail Pletnev, Jazz pianist Hiromi Uehara.

In 2014, Yu was invited to gave lectures and master classes in JiangXi Province, China. In summer of 2018, Yu was invited to be the Principle Judge Member for 2018 XinHai National Piano Competition and 2018 First China- US International Youth Music Competition.

Yu now holds the position of Assistant Piano Instructor in Music Department of Boston University.

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Jentao Yu received his Bachelor of Music from China Conservatory, Beijing, Master of Piano Performance degree from Manhattan School of Music under pianist Jeffrey Cohen, Yu has received piano master classes from pianist Martha Argerich, Stephen Hough, Nelita True, Jeffrey Swann, Arkady Aronov. He is currently a candidate of Doctoral of Musical Art degree in Boston University with pianist Pavel Nersessian

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From Romanticism to Modernism, a night with Piano/Violin duos.

  • Saturday, March 9, 2019, at 8:00 PM
  • enter code is 1234 Chelsea, MA
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