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Bridget Yee - Piano


Malaysian pianist Bridget Yee is the First Prize Winner at the 2021 Orbetello Junior International Piano Competition, the 7th Singapore Raffles International Music Competition and the 1st International Online Piano Competition Sergei Rachmaninoff. Earlier this year, she was invited to perform at the XVIII “Moscow Meets Friends” International Festival, the largest project of The Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation supported by the Moscow Government.

In 2020, Bridget was the Winner of the Putra International Piano Competition with her performance of Ravel’s Concerto in G major. In the same year, she was one of five top pianists across the United Kingdom at the BBC Young Musician Keyboard Category Finals. Bridget also received the Gold of Honour Award at the He Yue International Online Instrumental Solo Competition and was awarded 1st Prize and the Chopin Prize at the Virtual International Music Competition organized by the Chopin Society of Malaysia.

Bridget is a three-time winner of the Western Daily Press Challenge Trophy and was named “Outstanding Young Pianist” at the Mid-Somerset Festival. She is the Winner and Best Etude Award recipient at the first edition of the UCSI International Piano Festival and Competition. Bridget has performed in Japan, Malaysia, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, to name a few.

Bridget was the representative of Malaysia to perform at the 40th International Junior Original Concert held in Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall, Japan and at the Asia-Pacific Junior Original Concert held in Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Malaysia.

At the age of 11, Bridget was awarded a scholarship and a piano specialist place to study at Wells Cathedral School. She currently studies with Hilary Coates and has participated in several masterclasses including classes by Christopher Elton, Stephen Hough, Barry Douglas and Vovka Ashkenazy. Bridget is generously supported by the Hattori Foundation.

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submission February 2022