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Sina Weibo News, Indiana University, Global Office, presents Lishan Xue's story

September 9, 2022

Indiana University, Global Office presents an interview of Lishan Xue via Sina Weibo. Xue has been featured in the series of stories, "successful alumni“ of the Indiana University.

Harpsichord and moder piano that will be used on the recital

Lishan Xue's Harpsichord and Piano Recital will be held on July, 15 in Shanghai Oriental Arts Center

July 15, 2022

After the lockdown, The music events in Shanghai are resumed. As the opening concert for the "Future Maestros"series, Lishan will give the recital the first half on the J.C. Neupert Harpsichord and the second half on modern piano. Please see links for details.

Tickets and Recital Link
Lishan performs at the Fazioli Grand Piano at the Nio Day 2021

Opening Performances in Nio Day 2021 at Olympic Sports Center

December 18, 2021

Opening Performance for Nio Day 2021

Video Link
Poster of Concert in memory ofPiazzola

Concert in Chamber Hall, Shanghai Symphony Hall

September 17, 2021

Tickets sold out in one week after the seasons opens!

Tickets Link

New teaching position

January 24, 2021

Was appointed to be theInstructor in New York University-Shanghai. Looking forward to teaching students and working with my colleagues there.

Lishan Xue at the 1st Karamaya Piano Festival

Guest Artist at the First Karamayi Piano Festival

October 23, 2020

Guest Artist at the First Karamayi Piano Festival. Judging piano competitions, performing recitals, and give lectures.

Festival Details
Lishan Xue performed at the opening ceremony at the Yuyuan Road Piano Festival

Guest Artist at the Shanghai Yuyuan Road Piano Festival

October 19, 2020

Performed at the 3rd Shanghai Yuyuan Road Piano Festival,and was featured at the Shanghai TV Station

TV News Link
Screenshot of the website of the College of Music,Guangxi Arts University

Started a faculty position in one of China's seven arts universities

October 21, 2019

Hired as tenured professor of College of Music, Guangxi Arts University, Nanning, GX, China

Faculty page link
picture of Lishan's book, Learn to Jazz Improvisation, Book

Book Published

July 1, 2019

The Shanghai Music Publishing House has published Lishan Xue's first book: Learn to improvise JAZZ , which is co-authored with Professor Tom Walsh, Director of Jazz Studies, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University

More about the book
Lishan Xue's Italy Tour poster

Italy Tour

April 18, 2019

Winner, Solo Piano, On Stage international Classical Music Competition

Piano Technician Craig Ferhenbacher was preparing Yamaha CFXii for Lishan Xue's Award Recital

Yamaha sponsored the CFXII Grand Piano

February 5, 2019

Yamaha delivers a CFXII concert grand piano for the 21st Century Piano Commission Composition Award Recital. With the help of the master technician Mr. Craig Fehrenbacher

Lishan 's concert recital poster

21th Century Piano Commission Composition Award Recital

February 5, 2019

Winner of the 21th Century Piano Commission Composition Award, gave premier for the winning composition,"illusion"and other works

Event links
1st Xinjiang Piano Festival photos

1st Xinjiang Piano Festival, Hutubi,China

October 3, 2018

Invited as one of the artists to perform and judge in the 1st Xinjiang Piano Festival, China

Detailed links
Lishan Xue plays Liszt No. 1 Piano Concerto in E Flat Major

Soloist in Liszt Concerto with Sinfonia de Camera

July 12, 2018

Performed Liszt No.1 Piano Concerto in E Flat Major with Pianist and Conductor, Ian Hobson, Sinfonia de Camera, in the Great Hall, Krannert Center for Performing Arts

Lishan Xue's Krannert Dubut Recital pictures

Krannert Debut Artist

April 22, 2018

As the winner of Krannert Debut Artist, performed a recital in the Marquee Sunday Salon Series—Emerging Artistry

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Review by John Frayne, News-Gazette

April 22, 2018

“It is an enlightening recital which promises a bright future"

Detailed links
pictures about the activities in Sioux City

Judge, and Artist in Sioux City, Iowa

March 23, 2018

Invited by National Federation Music Club, Siouxland to be a judge for its festival, give recital in Sioux City Arts Center,, masterclasses in Briar Cliff University.

Activity Youtube link
Lishan Xue performs in Weill Hall, Carneige Hall

Performed at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York City,USA

July 6, 2017

As winner of the First Prize, Piano Solo, 5th New York International Artists Competition, performed in Weill Recital Hall, New York City, USA

Two awards certificates

Received Two Awards

April 22, 2017

Received Two Awards: the prestigious Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship, and Charles Rose Piano Fellowship.

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Qingdao Recital and Masterclasses

Masterclass and recital in Qingdao, China

December 18, 2016

Gave masterclasses and 2 recitals. (one with Violinist, Professor Lin He, Louisiana State University, one solo recital).

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Los Angeles, International Liszt Piano Competition Logo

First Prize in 2016 Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, California, USA

November 18, 2016

Won two Prizes in 2016 Liszt International Competition: Winner, Division V, and "Best performance prize of Hungarian Rhapsody"

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Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington

October 18, 2015

Selected as one of the 6 finalists in 16th Seattle International Piano Competition and Festival.

pictures of the award, and program

Performance at Landmarks Center, Indianapolis, IN,USA

March 27, 2015

Won 1st Prize in Graduate Piano Award, in Matinee Musicale Scholarship Competition

2014 International Tuba and Euphonium Association Conference Post

ITEA, 2014

May 14, 2014

Youngest Pianist for "International Tuba and Euphonium Conference".

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New York City, U.S.A

May 2, 2013

One of 4 finalists of 4th International Concerto Competitions for Pianists.

Alison Fine Arts Auditorium, Midland, Texas

January 12, 2013

2nd prize in Piano Division of 40th National Young Artist Competition.

Lishan Xue concerto performance program picture

Caracas, Venezula

November 4, 2012

Soloist of Bartok Piano Concerto No.2 with Sinfónica Juvenil Teresa Carreño de Venezula.

Chautauqua, New York

August 8, 2012

2nd Prize in XVII Chautauqua International Piano Competition.

Kennedy Center of Performing Arts, Washington D.C.

March 10, 2012

Performed as the only solo pianist.

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