The May 21 Concert Will Feature Hannah Yi on Piano
Our May 21, 2023 concert Favorites will feature Hannah Yi, an active chamber musician, concert pianist, and piano pedagogue in the Los Angeles area. She will take center stage on the piano playing Concerto #2 by Camille Saint-Saëns.
A Distinguished Education
Yi began her musical studies with Korean-born pianists Ick-choo and Hae Young Moon. She continued her education at Depaul University, Azusa Pacific University, Eastman School of Music, Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, and Chapman University. Her teachers include Roza Yoder, Eteri Andjaparidze, Irina Postinokova, Netlita True, and Louise Thomas.
Yi has been a faculty member at Depaul University Community Music Division and Orange County School for the Arts. She held the title of Director of Accompanists at Azusa Pacific University for several years and was a faculty member of the piano department.
Live Performances and Accomplishments
Yi has an established portfolio of live performances on several radio stations. These include WFMT Chicago and KUSC. She also soloed with the Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra, Pasadena POPS Orchestra, Antelope Valley Symphony, the Azusa Pacific Symphony, and the Long Beach City College Symphony.
Yi is a regular performer with LA Opera Connects and collaborates with many local artists in various genres. She is currently in the Chapman University and Long Beach City College faculties. She is also a Long Beach MTAC Branch member and maintains a private teaching studio in her home in La Palma, CA.
To round out her list of accomplishments, Yi has won competitions at all levels. These include the Russian National Piano Competition in San Jose, CA, and the Union League Civic and Arts Scholarship Competition in Chicago, IL.
In 2020, Yi performed Beethoven’s Cello Sonata in A Major and Chopin Cello Sonata at Chapman University with guest Francisco Vila on the cello.
Information on May 21, 2023 Concert
Join us for the final free concert of the 2022-2023 season, which will feature Yi on the piano. The concert will also include the La Mirada Symphony performing Petite Suite de Concert, Op. 77 by Coleridge-Taylor, and Symphony No.2, in B Minor by Borodin.
The pre-concert lecture at 2:15 pm offers an intimate setting to learn more about the concert’s music with conductor Alan Mautner. The concert starts at 3 pm.
To reserve free seats and more concert information, visit the La Mirada Theatre’s website.
For more information on Hahhah Yi, visit her official website.