Flautist Yuting Liu is an active musician who performs extensively as a recitalist and chamber musician, giving concerts in many countries, such as China, United States, Canada, Austria, Germany, France, and Australia.
Born in Beijing, China. Yuting began flute studies at the age of 8. Her teachers included Xiaohua Cheng, the co-principal flutist of the China Philharmonic Orchestra and Nikola Todor Atanasov, principal flautist with the Beijing Symphony Orchestra. Her awards in China included winning the First Prizes in Beijing Art Festival solo competitions in 2000, 2001, 2003, and 2004. After moving to the United States, she earned her Bachelor degree at Depauw University, where she studied with Anne Reynolds, winning the Scholarship Music Performance President Award for Excellence and the DePauw University Concerto Competition. Also, Yuting holds two Master degrees. She completed her first Master degree at Indiana University, studying with Thomas Robertello, where she won the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Artistic Excellence Award. She received the second master degree with French flutist Jean Ferrandis at California State University, Fullerton, where she won the School of Music Scholarship and worked as a teaching assistant in CSUF.
Yuting was the winner of The 8th Hong Kong International Music Festival Competition and the finalist of the San Diego Flute Guild Young Artist Competition. Her《Flute Princess & Animation》album won the 16th Top Ten Audiophile Records Award: The Best Instrumental Album of the Year and The Best Art Award held by Guangdong, China Musicians’ Association.
Yuting was the principal flutist in Rio Hondo Symphony Orchestra in Southern California, as well as in the Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra, North Dakota. Recently, she is the cooperative artist of Revival Arts and Media Ltd. Vancouver Canada; and Global Outstanding Chinese Artists Association, San Francisco, United States.
She has presented recitals, performed chamber music, and appeared as soloist with orchestras in such prestigious concert halls as Carnegie Hall, Esterházy Palace, Forbidden City Concert Hall, Chateau of Chantilly, Chartres Cathedral, Mozarteum University Salzburg, China Century Monument Hall, Nanshan Cultural Center Theater Recital Hall, and many others.
Yuting has recorded two of her music albums with Rhymoi Music Record Company:《Somewhere in Time》released in April 2019; 《Flute Princess & Animation》released in June 2020.
Recently, Yuting has been pursuing Advanced Diploma in Performance at Eastman School of music, Rochester.