Pianist Ai-Ying Chiu has appeared as both soloist and chamber pianist at many important concert halls such as The Town Hall in New York City (U.S.A.), Le Petit Trianon in San Jose (U.S.A.) Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya in Seattle (U.S.A.) Seully Hall and Steinert Hall in Boston(U.S.A.) Walter Hall in Toronto (Canada), Basilica San Francesco in Assisi (Italy), Rachmaninoff Concert Hall in Tambov (Russia), Chih-Shan Hall of Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Center in Kaohsiung City (Taiwan), and many others in England, Germany and France.
Ai-Ying entered The Boston Conservatory with a full-tuition scholarship in 2005. In pursuit of her Master’s degree and Graduate Performance Diploma, she studied with Michael Lewin at The Boston Conservatory where she was the winner of the H. Wilfred Churchill Piano Scholarship Competition in 2006 and the Piano Honors Competition in 2007 and 2009. She was an award recipient at the 2008 Chinese International Piano Competition, prize winner of Arlington Young Artist Competition and finalist and semi-finalist of numerous international competitions. Ai-Ying has played with Sinphonia Perusina, conducted by Enrico Marconi, and The Boston Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Bruce Hangen. She is currently on faculty at New School of Music in Cambridge and Ip Piano School in Boston.