Graduate Student Recital: Pinshu Yu, Piano

Event Date: 

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 1:30pm

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Event Location: 

  • Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall
  • Music Building

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Event Contact: 

Adriane Hill
Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230
Pinshu Yu
Graduate pianist Pinshu Yu will present a doctoral recital on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall in the Music Building. Mr. Yu will perform works for solo piano by Johann Sebastian Bach, Frédéric Chopin, and Franz Schubert. Mr. Yu is a student of Professor Paul Berkowitz.

About the Artist

Chinese-born pianist Pinshu Yu is currently a DMA student and Teaching Assistant of piano courses at UCSB, where he studies piano performance with Prof. Paul Berkowitz. Mr. Yu holds a Performance Diploma in Piano Performance from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music and a Master of Music in Piano Performance from New England Conservatory of Music with highest honor. He also gained double bachelor’s degrees (BA and BS) from Peking University, majoring in Korean Literature and Psychology. As a pianist, he has performed in major cities in United States and China, including Boston, New York, Beijing, Shanghai and etc. His previous piano teachers include Edward Auer, Veronica Jochum, Anne Epperson, Futaba Niekawa and etc. He also performed in master classes of pianists such as Hung Kuan Chen, Richard Goode, Anton Kuerti, Jerome Lowenthal, Yundi Li and others.
Pinshu Yu