Ms. Yadi Liang was born in China and began playing the piano at age six. After earned her Bachelor of Music degree at the China Conservatory, she came to Manhattan School of Music receiving the President’s Award and earned her first Master of Music degree in piano under Dr. Arkady Aronov. She received her second Master of Music degree and Professional Studies certificate in the next year in collaborative piano under Dr. Heasook Rhee. She continued to study with Dr. Rhee and is currently a doctoral candidate pursuing a D.M.A. degree.
While studying at the China Conservatory of Music, Ms. Liang received 1st prize in the YAMAHA Music Awards during her junior year and performed at the Beijing International Piano Festival. She also attended the Summit Music Festival in New York in 2011 and 2013. After coming to Manhattan School of Music, Ms. Liang has had various opportunities to play for concerts and competitions, including those at Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center, Merkin Hall, 92nd Street Y, as well as masterclasses of renowned teachers of the world, including Pamela Frank, James Galway, Augustin Hadelich, and Robert McDonald. She has also worked as a staff pianist at several music festivals, including Heifetz Institute PEG and Castleman String Quartet Program.