Su-Fan Yiu


Born in Taiwan, and a native of Vancouver, Canada, Ms. Su-Fan Yiu started to play the violin at the age of 4 under the guidance of her parents, Wen-Liang Yiu and Ling-Hui Chuang. In 1999, Ms. Yiu made her solo debut with the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra, and later received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of British Columbia where she studied with Jasper Wood. She was a scholarship student at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the tutelage of Paul Kantor as a Master’s student. Ms. Yiu is a scholarship alumni of international music festivals where she has been taught by many distinguished violinists such as Anne Shih and Cho-Liang Lin. As a chamber violinist, Ms. Yiu has worked extensively with renowned musicians such as members of the Emerson Quartet, Cavani Quartet, Peter Salaff, Arnold Steinhardt, Ani Kavafian, Leon Fleisher, Richard Aaron and Martin Katz; and performed alongside esteemed musicians including Andrew Jennings, Anthony Elliott, Connie Shih, and Carol McGonnell. Ms Yiu currently attends the University of Michigan as a full scholarship doctoral student under the guidance of Andrew Jennings and performs regularly with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.