Piano Accompanying Studio
Xi Huang was born in China and began studying piano and voice at an early age. In 2016, she placed 4th out of over 3500 applicants in college entrance examinations intended for all prospective music majors in Fujian province, China and obtained offers from numerous conservatories for the Piano Performance degree. As a recipient of the Changjiang Piano Scholarship, she participated in many solo recitals and competitions. In addition to her piano studies, she received her Bachelor of Financial Management from Zhejiang University, and was also an exchange student at the University of Cambridge in England.
Xi has also worked as a collaborative pianist and participated in numerous concerts, tours, competitions, and recordings. In 2018, she won 1st place in the National College Students Cultural Competition as the collaborative pianist for the ZJU Wenqin chorus. In 2019, she was invited to attend the Jinan International Choral Festival. In 2021, she won the first place in the Jiangsu Division of Hummingbird Music Awards, a competition for chamber musicians. In 2022, she attended Bowdoin International Music Festival.
Xi is currently pursuing her MM in Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music at the Eastman School of Music, where she studies with Dr. Andrew Harley and holds a Graduate Assistantship in Studio Accompanying.