School of Music > Community Music > Faculty & Staff > Faculty A-Z > Ann Yi
DM Indiana University
MM Indiana University
BM San José State University
Pianist, Ann Yi is a versatile soloist and chamber musician with a
broad range of musical interests, ranging from Baroque to contemporary music.
Ann is a member of the Eco Ensemble, new music ensemble-in-residence at U.C.
Berkeley. She has also performed with Ensemble Dal Niente, the University of
Chicago New Music Ensemble, the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, the
sfSoundGroup, and Earplay. Ann has performed at festivals including the Venice
Music Biennale, Italy, in which her performances were broadcasted live on Radio
3, Cartellone, the MANCA New Music Festival in Nice, France, the Festival
Internacional Chihuahua in Mexico and the Ear Taxi Festival in Chicago. She has
also appeared at Old First Concerts in San Francisco, the San Francisco Museum
of Modern Art, Cal Performances, New Music DePaul, and the Frequency Series at Constellation
in Chicago, among others. Her performances are featured on recordings on the
Innova, Tzadik, and New Focus Recordings labels.
An active soloist, Ann was featured as soloist with U.C. Berkeley
Symphony Orchestra, the Eco Ensemble, and Ensemble 20+ at DePaul University in
Chicago. She has also premiered
numerous works including twelve preludes for piano commissioned to commemorate
the 2012-13 centennial of the DePaul University School of Music in Chicago, IL.
Ann will serve as the artist-in-residence at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee during the 2017-2018 season, and will be featured on the
concert series, 'Sensoria: New and Experimental Music’.
As an educator, Ann has a broad range of experience teaching applied
piano, group piano, music theory, and music appreciation. Currently, Ann is on
the faculty at Harold Washington College and has also taught at Triton College,
Cañada College and Skyline College. She also serves frequently as adjudicator
for concerto and solo competitions. Ann received a Doctor of Music and a Master
of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and a Bachelor of Music
from San José State University. She
studied principally with Evelyne Brancart, and also with Jean-Louis Haguenauer,
Alfred Kanwischer and Jonathan Bass.