Siu Yan Luk, D.M.A.

Piano & Accompanying


585.594.6320
sluk@u.rochester.edu

Biography

Siu Yan Luk has been a staff pianist at Boston University since 2014.  She was also a pianist/organist at Unitarian Universalist Area Church-First Perish in Sherborn, MA from 2015-2017. She graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance and Literature (Piano) and a Master of Arts in Music Theory Pedagogy. She previously held adjunct faculty positions at South Shore Conservatory teaching Suzuki piano, Rochester Institute of Technology, Opus Ithaca, 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 in Vienna, Paris, Hong Kong, and various cities in the U.S., including engagements as piano soloist with the Hong Kong Academy Orchestra in Hong Kong and Eastman Philharmonic in Rochester, N.Y., and 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. 

As a collaborative pianist, Siu Yan is a member of the Shuhan-Luk Trio.  The Shuhan-Luk trio has been invited to perform in various universities in the United States.  They recently performed in the International Horn Society conference at Coburn School of Music, L.A. and at the National Flute Association Convention in Washington, D.C.  Siu Yan has also held positions as a staff accompanist and accompanying assistant at Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Suzuki School of Newton, 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 the 2013 Northeast Regional Tuba & Euphonium Conference.