Hannah Yi is an active chamber musician, concert pianist, and piano pedagogue in the Los Angeles area. She began her musical studies with Ick-choo and Hae Young Moon and continued her education at Depaul University, Azusa Pacific University, Eastman School of Music, and the prestigious Tchaikovsky State Conservatory. Hannah has won competitions at all levels, including the Russian National Piano Competition in San Jose, CA and the Union League Civic and Arts Scholarship Competition in Chicago, IL.
Ms. Yi also has an established portfolio of live performances, including performing live on several radio stations such as WFMT Chicago and KUSC. She has soloed with the Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra, YMF Debut Orchestra, Los Angeles Youth Orchestra, Pasadena POPS Orchestra, Antelope Valley Symphony, and the Azusa Pacific Symphony. As a collaborator, Hannah was a member of the Belden Piano Quartet. In 2010, the Belden Piano Quartet were Resident Chamber Musicians for the Pine Mountain Music Festival in Michigan.
Hannah Yi has been a faculty member at Depaul University Community Music Division and at the Orange County School for the Arts. She held the title of Director of Accompanists at Azusa Pacific University for several years and was a faculty member of the piano department. Mrs. Yi also plays for the Community Outreach Division for LA Opera and Long Beach Opera. She is currently on the piano faculty and is the staff pianist at Long Beach City College. She is also a member of the Long Beach MTAC Branch and maintains a private teaching studio in her home in La Palma, CA.