“Steinway allows me to express the most sensitive musicality. The amazing clarity and the rich tone that Steinways produce are privileges given to the artists who perform on them.”
Young Steinway Artist Anne Liu has stunned audiences with her sensitive tones, virtuosity, and coloristic ranges. A student at The Juilliard School under the guidance of Dr. Yoheved Kaplinsky and an academic student at Columbia University, she was named a 2019 Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and has been honored by the US president at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium.
Liu has won numerous regional, national, and international competitions around the world. She was one of the two musicians in the nation to win the 2018 Davidson Fellow Scholarship along with Presidential Recognition. She was also named as a 2018 National YoungArts Finalist Winner and received U.S. Congressional recognition for this honor. Liu recently won the Grand Prize and Full Scholarship to the 2019 Aspen Music Festival and School at the 2018 Musical Merit Competition, featuring instrumentalists and singers, ages 16-32. She gave a successful performance at Harris Concert Hall in Aspen this June, which was broadcasted live on Colorado Public Radio.
Liu was a top prize winner in the Young Musicians Foundation Scholarship Competition; the Los Angeles International Young Musician Competition; the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition; and the Grossmont Music Competition.
She has performed extensively in the U.S., China and Italy, at venues including the. Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Harris Concert Hall in Aspen, San Diego Symphony’s Copley Hall, New World Center in Miami, Auer Hall in Indiana, Katzin Concert Hall in Arizona, and Ningbo Concert Hall in China. After making her concerto debut at the age of 12 playing Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2 with the San Diego Great Orchestra, Liu has gone on to collaborate with the South Coast Symphony, the Southern California Philharmonic, and the La Jolla Symphony multiple times. She has performed with world-class musicians, such as Tony Award Winner, Mr. Christian Hoff. She has worked with renowned musicians in masterclasses, including Menahem Pressler, Arie Vardi, Dmitri Bashkirov, William Grant Naboré, Stanislav Ioudenitch, and Dr. Christopher Harding.