Stephanie Y.

Stephanie Y.


Stephanie has been teaching since 2011.

Former Secondary Piano Instructor at Eastman School of Music and Interlochen Arts Academy; has given masters in China, Hong Kong, and Macau since 2016. Stephanie has taught students at all levels of experience, in both private lessons and group classes.



Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Eastman School of Music.

Masters of Music in Piano Performance from Mannes School of Music


Manhattan, NYC

A recent recipient of the best Scriabin performance in the 2018 Metropolitan International music competition, Stephanie is highly praised by the audience and press as a pianist combining a sensitive musical personality with an exquisite touch and impressive virtuosity.

Stephanie currently resides in New York City and studies with Barry Snyder and Vladimir Valjarevic at the Mannes School of Music. Performing around New York City, Stephanie has been a featured artist at venues including Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, Steinway Hall and Bohemian Nation Hall.

As a piano instructor, Stephanie began teaching in 2011, has previously taught as a secondary piano instructor at Eastman School of Music and Interlochen Arts Academy; has given master classes in China, Hong Kong, and Macau since 2016.

Beginning piano at the age of four, Stephanie gave her solo debut at Xinghai concert hall in Guangzhou, China, when she was eight years old. In 2009, Stephanie started her education at Interlochen Arts Academy with full scholarship where she studied under Dr. TJ Lymenstull. At the age of seventeen, Stephanie was honored to be invited to perform at the Kennedy Center. In the same year, she also performed with the Youth Philharmonic Orchestra at Eastern Music Festival. After successfully winning an award at the David D. Dubois Piano competition, Stephanie was accepted with substantial scholarship at the Eastman School of Music and eventually started her studies there under the tutelage of Barry Snyder. Stephanie has received master classes and studied privately, as well as receiving chamber coachings from some of the best musicians in the world such as András Schiff, Vadym Kholodenko, Lang Lang, Richard Goode, Natalya Antonova, Nelita True, Douglas Humpherys, the Ying quartet, etc. Meanwhile, Stephanie is known for concertizing around the world, including countries such as Germany, Italy, the Czech Republic, China, Hong Kong, Macau, United States and Canada.