Claire Yuan (BMus ’06)

A recent winner of the Vancouver Women’s Musical Society Bursary competition, pianist Chia-Hui Clare Yuan (BMus '06) is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of British Columbia under the guidance of world famous Canadian pianist, Professor Jane Coop. Upon winning numerous awards and scholarships, Clare received her Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music, New York, where she studied with Russian pianist Dr. Arkady Aronov and her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Victoria under the guidance of pianist Eva Solar Kinderman.

Clare was invited as a soloist to perform with the Metropolitan Philharmonic of New York Orchestra in 2009. She has been a frequent guest on FairChild Radio, as well as an adjudicator at local competitions. She is actively involved in music, and was recently invited as a guest conductor to Vancouver Orchestra Club’s 2013 winter season and 2014 spring season concert.

"I really value the learning experience from my time at UVic! The professors were always available for questions and helped students as much as they could. I am so glad that I chose to go to UVic and I would definitely recommend the university to all new generations!"