Formerly a tenured piano faculty member of the Guang Zhou Conservatory of Music, China (2005-2010), Yan Shen, holds a DMA in Collaborative Piano and Artist Diploma in Solo Piano Performance from the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music. Prior to her studies in the United States Ms. Shen received a M.M. in Piano Performance at Wu Han Conservatory of Music in China, and a B.M. from the Guang Zhou Conservatory of Music.
Yan Shen is a prize winner in numerous international competitions, including: American Protégé International Concerto Competition; Guang Zhou International Piano Competition; Beijing First International Piano Competition; Beijing National Young Artist Piano Competition, among others.
Dr. Shen has performed solo and chamber recitals internationally, including at: Carnegie Hall, Xing Hai Concert Hall, Wu Han Concert Hall, Hunan Concert Hall,China, Hong Kong City Hall, among others. She has also given performances at numerous music festivals, including the Basel Music Festival, and performed as soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Hong Kong Metropolitan Pop Orchestra, the Xing Hai Conservatory Symphony Orchestra and Hunan State Symphony Orchestra.
Dr. Shen is a resident artist of HK Metropolitan Pop Orchestra, and piano faculty of Hong Kong International Concerto/Ensemble Competition and Festival.