- MM Piano, Manhattan School of Music
- BM Piano, Missouri State University
- Shun-Yeen has over 10 years of performing experience and is a fun and dedicated teacher, focusing on the overall development of his students. He teaches students of all ages, focusing on classical piano, music theory and history.
A native of Malaysia, Shun-Yeen began music lessons when he was three at the Yamaha School of Music.
Shun-Yeen is a recent graduate of the Manhattan School of Music with a Master’s degree in Classical Piano under the tutelage of Mr. Jeffrey Cohen. He is the winner of several prizes including the MSM Fuch’s Chamber Music Competition and 2nd prize at the Kuleshov International Piano Festival and Competition, among others.
As an undergraduate student he graduated magna cum laude from Missouri State University under Dr. Wei-Han Su with his Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance and a minor in Philosophy as a Presser Scholar.
Apart from solo projects, Shun-Yeen has performed with numerous singers and instrumentalists in duo and chamber recitals. He also collaborated in a project rediscovering and premiering unpublished music written by Missouri composers with works dating as far back as the 19th century. These composers include Rose O’ Neill, James Fahy and Will James.
In 2019, he made his concerto debut performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No.1 with the Sedalia Symphony Orchestra (Missouri, USA). In that summer, he also performed the Grieg Piano Concerto with orchestra while participating in the Musicfest Perugia Music Festival (Perugia, Italy).
As a teacher, Shun-Yeen is dedicated to sharing his passion for music with his students. He emphasizes on building good habits and character on top of a solid musical education to ensure his students enjoy the process in making and sharing good music.