Yanli Ding


Piano Faculty

“The piano keys are black and white, but they sound like a million colors in your mind.”


Bilingual in Chinese and English, Yanli began studying piano at the age of 5. She graduated from Northern Illinois University with dual masters degree in Piano Performance and Piano Accompanying. She is a kind and patient teacher with over 7 years experience in teaching students age 3 to adult professionals. As a piano teacher she is a sweet, gentle, caring person who is ideal for students of any age. Yanli loves to inspire, motivate, and discover her students interests and potential. 


Personal Awards

First prize —–The 16th Hong Kong Asia Piano Competition: Chopin Nocturnes Group 2011

The 3rd Prize —The 3rd National Colleges and Universities Piano showcase 2011