Tony Siqi Yun was born in Toronto, Canada in 2001. He began his piano studies at the age of four. Tony is currently studying at the Juilliard Pre-College Division, under Prof. Matti Raekallio.
The young pianist can already look back at an extraordinary concert career. In November 2014, as the prime event of the Third Polish Culture Festival, Tony performed Chopin e minor piano Concerto in collaboration with the China Philharmonic Orchestra at the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing and achieved outstanding success. His performance was well-recognized by the Polish delegation, especially by the chairman of Beethoven Association of Poland. In the same month, Tony was invited to give a solo concert at Shenzhen University as part of the Shenzhen International Piano Festival. Tony participated in the ‘Silk Road’ New Year’s Concert hosted by CCTV and the China Philharmonic Orchestra on December 30th, 2014. In October 2015, Tony toured with the China Philharmonic Orchestra and performed Mozart No.20 piano Concerto in d minor in Shanghai. In November 2018, Tony appeared with the China Philharmonic Orchestra again in one of its 2018~19 season concerts. He performed Tchaikovsky no.1 piano concerto in B-flat minor with the Cleveland Orchestra in the prestigious Severance Hall in July 2018. As a soloist, Tony was honorably invited by the Animato Association to perform at the renowned Salle Cortot concert hall in Paris in February 2015. In the year of 2017, Tony has given a solo tour in June in Ireland and Spain, and followed with other solo recitals at the Opera & Concert Hall of Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing in August, and at the Juilliard School in October. In November, Tony gave a solo recital at Steinway Hall in New York City.
Tony was featured on WQXR radio broadcast, U.S. National Public Radio’s “From the Top”, China Daily News, China Culture, and many others. Tony Yun is a laureate the world’s foremost youth piano competitions. His awards include: Gold medal and Audience prize in the 2018 Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition for Piano; Winner of the 2018 Juilliard Pre-College Norman scholarship. Rosalyn Tureck Prize and Evgeny Kissin Grand Prize in the Fifth Rosalyn Tureck International Bach Competition in New York City; Gold medal in CCTV (China National TV Station) piano competition for young pianist; Second Prize and Silver Medal in the International Competition for Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz in Ukraine; First Prize in “Peal River﹒Kayserburg” National Youth Piano Competition in China; and many others.