Chinese pianist Jie YUAN, is regarded as one of the most successful young pianists in China. He is awarded as “Top Ten Chinese Pianists” by China Central Television and was praised by the New York Times with the statement: “his perfect technical and musicality no doubt make him a leader in this generation of pianists”. Top prize winners of Cliburn, Busoni, Casagrande, Bechstein, Shanghai, Hamamatsu, Crescendo, Seattle and Hong Kong international piano competitions, he has concerts throughout all five continents in over 40 countries and regions, towering nearly 600 cities. He has performed in the Carnegie Hall, the Vienna Wiener Musikverein, the Frankfurt Opera House, the National Centre for the Performing Arts in China and many others, he has also worked with New York Philharmonic, Dresden Philharmonic, China National Symphony Orchestra, and over hundred many others orchestras. Jie is a recipient of the prestigious Artist Diploma from the Juilliard School and Performance Certificate from the Lake Como International Piano Academy. He is now positing in two major conservatories in China: the Chair of Piano Department at Harbin Conservatory of Music, Vice President and the Chair of Piano Department at JiLin University of Arts. He is also the artistic directors of four international festivals: Hangzhou Festival, Harbin Festival, Lanzhou Festival and China International Piano Festival. Jie YUAN has served as the jury for many international competitions, includes Animato in Paris, Busoni in Bolzano, German Piano Award in Frankfurt, and Seoul, Macau, Taiwan, Portuguese, Hong Kong International Piano Competition and many others. Jie Yuan was born in Changchun, China and had his educations in Texas Christian University, The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music and Lake Como International Piano Academy. His teachers include LI Xiao, Tamas Ungar, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Solomon Mikowsky and William Nabore.