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Ms. Yili Niu

PQ Piano Instructor

  • Second Prize (First prize emptied) 15th Niš International Competition of Young Pianists

Working experience

2016-now                 Appointed vocal accompanist at Cologne Music Conservatory 

2016-now                 Piano teacher at private music school Rodenkirchen

                                 Students won first prize in “Jugend musiziert” competition 2020

2019-now                 Piano teacher at “International Klavierschule” 

Education

2019-now            Master of Music, Conservatory of Music and Dance Cologne in major Chamber music with Prof. Antony Spiri

2016-2018           Master of Music, Conservatory of Music and Dance Cologne in major piano performance and Alte Musik (historical instrument performance) with Prof. Gesa Luecker and Prof. Gerald Hambitzer

2012-2016           Bachelor of Music, Conservatory of Music and Dance Cologne in major piano performance with Prof. Luecker

2011-2012           Pre-college, Conservatory of Music Media and Theater Hannover with Prof. Beatrice Berthold

 

Prize

2019                       Scholarship of DAAD, Germany

2018                       Second Prize (First prize emptied) 15th Niš International Competition of Young Pianists

2017                       Promos-Scholarship from the Conservatory of Music Cologne

2016                       Prise “Freunde und Förderer der Rubinstein Akademie e.V." Anton Rubinstein International Bachelor   Piano Award, Düsseldorf

2015                       Dorothy McKenzie Award International Keyboard Institute Festival New York

 

Concerts

2019                       “Beethoven bei uns” West Deutschland Radio Broadcast, Cologne

                                Piano Recitals in Concert Hall, Cologne Music Conservatory

2018                        Piano Recital in Ruinekerk Church Bergen, Niederlande

2017                        Piano Recital in Bechstein Zentrum, Cologne

2016                        Brahms-Project in Jahrhunderthalle Klavierfestival, Bochum 

                                Piano Recital in Steinway and Sons Recital Hall, Guangzhou

2015                        Concerto performance with Toruń Symphony Orchestra, under maestro Anna Duczmal-Mroz, Poland

                                Piano Recital in Mannes Conservatory, New York City

                                Piano performances in Italy, Chile.

                                Concert  in Beethoven house Bonn

Festival and Masterclasses

2018                          Holland Music Session with Prof. Claudio Martinez-Mehner

2016                          Clavicologne Piano Masterclass with Prof. Jacque Rouvier 

2013-2015                 International keyboard Institute Festival with Jerome Rose, Alexander Kobrin

                                  Paderewsky Piano Festival with Iliya Scheps and Ogawa Noriko