Xinyu (Anne) Chen is a pianist of brilliant technique, finesse, and mature artistry. Her skills and grace has taken her to many major international cities already. The Chinese born pianist began studying piano at age six and won Zhe Jiang Junior Young Artist Competition at seven. By age ten, she showed superior potential and was accepted into the Pre-College Division of Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Under the tutelage of Mr. Peter Frankl and Boris Berman, Xinyu completed her master’s degree from Yale School of Music with both the YSM Scholarship and Henry and Lucy Moses Scholarship. At the University of Texas at Austin, she earned her Bachelor of Piano Performance degree with "University Honors" where she studied with the acclaimed teacher Danielle Martin, and made several concert and recital appearances in Texas.

Xinyu has been a participant in the Cliburn Institute Young Artist Program and Piano Fest in the Hamptons from a highly competitive pool of international applicants. Over the years she has been a winner in numerous national and international piano competitions, including: Glenda Lee Award- 56th Wideman International Piano Competition, 1st Prize Winner- 47th Fort Collins National Young Artist Competition, 2nd Prize- 40th Jefferson Symphony Orchestra National Young Artist Competition, 3rd Prize- Isabel Scionti International Piano Solo Competition (Kingsville International Competition), and medals in her home country of China. She has enjoyed coaching with influential artists such as Leon Fleisher, Claude Frank, Arie Vardi, Constance Keen, Yoheved Kaplinsky, and Nalita True.

After gaining public attention in prestigious competitions, Xinyu was invited and performed Chopin Piano Concerto #2 in f minor with Colorado College Chamber Music Festival Symphony Orchestra, Ravel Piano Concerto in G with University of Northern Colorado Symphony Orchestra, and the well-known Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini with Ft. Collins Symphony Orchestra. She has appeared in numerous solo, collaborative, and chamber recitals throughout the United States.