“She is a real performer with very engaging stage presence. An extremely serious, studious artist. A young pianist of the caliber of Xinyu is quite rare ..."

-Peter Frankl (Internationally famed Concert Pianist; Visiting Professor, Yale School of Music)

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"Xinyu is a remarkably gifted young pianist with a comprehensive technique, solid performing skills and an unusually distinctive musical personality for one so young."

-Gregory Allen (Professor of Piano, UT-Austin; Concert Pianist; Prize winner at both Authur Rubinstein and Queen Elizabeth competitions)

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"...Ms. Chen held the formidable span of music together with miraculous control. both technical and intellectual. Her playing demonstrates not only superb training, but music exactly as one conceives of it."

- John Novacek (Grammy-nominated pianist and recording artist)

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“…one of the most promising pianists of her generation."

-Scott Yoo (Music Director, Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra, San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival; Conductor- Colorado College Summer Music Festival)

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“By any standard, Ms. Chen’s gifts as a pianist and musician are exceptional. She plays sensitively, emotionally, and with good control and great technical accuracy."

-Robert J. Helmacy (Music Director & Conductor, South Orange Symphony)

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“Xinyu Chen has brilliant technique and is a mature, young artist with passionately confident musicianship and gracious stage presence."

-Dussell Guyver (Director of Orchestras, University of Northern Colorado)

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“I found her performance to be absolutely brilliant, exhibiting magnificent technical and expressive skills and mature artistry of the highest caliber."

-Nancy Weems (Adjudicator from 56th Nena Wideman Piano Competition; Professor, Moores School of Music-University of Houston; Concert Pianist)