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Meet Our Faculty

Piano Instructor

Siu Yan Luk currently holds adjunct faculty positions at Rochester Institute of Technology and Opus Ithaca School of Music.  Before moving to Ithaca, she taught at various institutions such as Hochstein School of Music and Dance in Rochester NY and Monroe Community College.  Siu Yan studied with prestigious teachers such as Barry Snyder, Ann Koscielny, Lillian Kallir, Claude Frank, Ju-Ying Song, and Eva Lue.  She has performed internationally in Vienna, Paris, Hong Kong, and various cities in the US, including engagements as piano soloist with the Hong Kong Academy Orchestra in Hong Kong and Eastman Philharmonic in Rochester, NY; premiering compositions for EAMA (European American Musical Alliance) at La Schola Cantorum, Paris.  Siu Yan is also a winner of multiple concerto competitions including the Eastman Piano Concerto Competition, and the Hong Kong Academy Concerto Competition.

In addition to solo performances, Siu Yan is active as a collaborative pianist. She has held positions as staff accompanist and accompanying assistant at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, Ithaca College, Hochstein School of Music and Dance, Monroe Community College,the International Viola Congress 2012, and 2013 Northeast Regional Tuba & Euphonium Conference.

Siu Yan received her DMA in Piano Performance and Literature and MA in Music Theory Pedagogy from the Eastman School of Music; MM in Piano Performance from Mannes College of Music; and BM from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.