Brisbane-born Jennifer Yu is a pianist who strives to make a real, positive difference with music.
She is a graduate of the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music with a Bachelor of Music and First Class Honours on full scholarship, studying with Shan Deng and Dr Arabella Teniswood-Harvey. Currently in her third year of performance training with pianist Timothy Young at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM), Jennifer is enjoying the search for her musical voice. Jennifer has received valuable training from ANAM guest artists such as Roy Howat, Lisa Moore, Steven Osborne and Stephen McIntyre. Jennifer received the ADFAS Yarra Prize for Most Outstanding Recital Program for her ANAM recital in 2019. She has also appeared as a soloist with the South Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, performing Mozart’s Piano Concerto no. 22, and the Tasmanian Conservatorium Orchestra.
Outside of music, Jennifer puts her energy into animal rights activism, cooking, learning languages and exploring new places.
Musician Beneficiary Support generously provided by ANAMsyndicate – Beleura - The Tallis Foundation, Estelle Redlich
Photo by Pia Johnson