Dr. Liu currently is the Founder and Director of LIU Music Education Foundation. She is invited to be the Chairman and jury of International Maestro Piano Competition in 2018. She is the NYSSMA adjudicator. Dr. Liu received her Doctoral Degree of Musical Arts from Michigan State University, Master Degree of Music from Manhattan School of Music. Dr. Liu came from a family with strong musical tradition for generations. She has a strong work ethic, solid academic experience, and the rich performance experience. Dr. Liu is an active pianist. She has a strong work ethic, solid academic experience, and rich performance experience. Dr. Liu received many prizes, including the first place of American Piano and String Competition, Chinese Government Scholarship, 2nd Prize of 14th Hong Kong-Asia Piano Open Competition, etc. She has been consistently performed solo recitals, chamber recitals, duo-piano recitals, and concertos as soloist and accompanist these years, throughout Mainland China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada and the United States. Dr. Liu has performed at many prestigious concert hall around the world. She played BeethovenНs сEmperorо Concerto Op. 73 and RachmaninoffНs Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with Tianjin Philharmonic Orchestra in Tianjin Concert Hall (Tianjin). She played Beethoven Piano Concerto No.1 Op. 15 and No. 4 Op. 58 at the Sydney Music Festival in Australia. She played Mozart piano works at Bard College in New York. She performed at the 21st Century Pianist Concert Showcase at The Alan M. and Joan Taub Ades Performance Space in Manhattan School of Music (New York), She played and duo-piano recital and solo recital in Greenfield Hall in Manhattan School of Music (New York). She won the concerto competition and played MendelssohnНs Piano Concerto Op. 25 with the MSU Philharmonic Orchestra in Fairchild Theater (Michigan). Dr. Liu performed chamber recital and two solo recitals in Lansing MSU Auditorium (Michigan). She performed two solo recitals in Cook Hall (Michigan). She gave lecture recital in Hart Hall (Michigan). Dr. Liu also performed at Neidorff-Karpati Hall (New York), The Gordon K. and Harriet Greenfield Hall (New York),The William R. and Irene D. Miller Recital Hall (New York), Yale Club (New York), Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre (Rochester), China National Center for the Performing Arts (Beijing), Shanghai Grand Theatre (Shanghai), Shanghai Oriental Art Center (Shanghai), Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Hong Kong) and Hong Kong Performing Arts Center (Hong Kong), etc. She was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2016. Dr. Liu has been teaching for many years and is very proud of her students. Some of whom have gone on to become professional musicians. Dr. LiuНs teaching experience began in China in 2004. She taught students ranging from young beginners to advanced high school pianists in JiangJie Music School from 2004 to 2008. Many of her students passed a variety of grade levels in the Amateur Level Test, a standard testing curriculum in China. She taught piano, theory, and sight-reading at the Amadeus Music School from 2008 to 2010, and Melody Music School from 2010 to 2014. Many of her students past NYSSMA test and ABRSM. Some of her students won the piano competitions, such as Tianjin TOYOTA Piano Competition, Tianjin YIHAI youth piano competition, Hong Kong Piano Competition, and some international competitions in the US. Dr. Liu emphasizes learning to read and play music with the correct rhythm. Learning to hear music on the page by sight singing improves her students' ears. She encourages her students to play different styles of music.
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