Jingci Liu

Jingci L.

New York, NY
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Jingci delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Females 5 to 50, males 5 to 40 and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2010

Piano Competition Awards:

2019 Grand Prix London International Music Competition, First Place Winner, London

2018 III Future Star International Piano Competition, 3rd Prize Winner, Young Master Division, New York

2018 North International Music Competition, 1st Prize winner, Solo Piano XI, Sweden

2018 Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition, New York
Young Artist, 1 st Prize Winner;
Senior Piano Duo, 1 st Prize Winner

2015 23th American Open Music Competition, Oakland, CA
Young Artist, 1st Place;
Bach advanced, 3rd place
Beethoven Sonata advanced 1st Place;
The HIGHEST PERFORMING ARTS AWARD: OUTSTANDING DIAMOND AWARD

2014 MTNA Piano competition, Young Artist, Honorable Mention, Columbus OH

2013 OhioMTA GRAVES PIANO COMPETITION Senior solo, 1st Place; Adult Duet, 2nd Place

2013 Women in Music Columbus Music Audition, 3rd place

2012 National Teacher Association State Competition, senior division, Honorable Mention

2011 CCTV Piano and Violin Competitions in Beijing, China, Semi-finalist

2011 Asian Young Artist Piano Competition, 3rd Prize

2009 Schumann International Piano Competition, Asia Pacific Division, 2nd Prize

2009 Internationaler Klavierwettbewerb Wiesbaden Vorrunde China, Certificate

2008 The 14th Oberlin International Young Artist Piano Competition, Finalist

2009 Asian Open Piano Competition in Hong Kong, 2nd Prize in the Chinese Work Category

2009 Asian Open Piano Competition in Hong Kong, 3rd Prize in Junior Division

2007 The 6th Asian Youth Music Competition in Singapore, Finalist

2005 TOYAMA Asian Youth Music Competition, 2nd Prize

2005 National Steinway Young Artist Piano Competition, Preliminary in Tianjin, 1st Prize in



JINGCI, native of Tianjin, China, is currently pursuing her Professional Studies Diploma (PDPL) at the Mannes School of Music of the New School under the guidance of Bulgarian-American pianist Pavlina Dokovska. She is the recipient of President’s Scholarship, Supplemental Scholarship for Graduate Student and Schoenberg Pianist Scholarship.

Most recently, Jingci won the first prize winner of The 2018 North International Music Competition in Sweden, and Third prize winner of The III Future Star International Piano Competition in New York.



In summer 2018, Jingci won the first prize of Young Artist and Senior Piano Duo Divisions of 2018 Golden Classical Music Award Competition. Meanwhile, she has been invited to perform the winner’s recital in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall as her debut on October and November, 2018. Also, on this coming December, Jingci is participating the Closing Ceremony of “2018 Mannes Sounds Festival” as a featured artist at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall.



Jingci has been appeared multiple times as a soloist at the Mannes Sounds Festival and Mannes Piano Cantabile concert series at the premiere venues in New York City, concerts including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Ernst C. Stiefel Hall at arnold Hall ,Steinway and Sons Hall in NY, German Consulate General NYC, Bohemian National Hall, the Metropolitan Club, etc.

Jingci received Bachelor of Music Degree with cum laude from the Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, May of 2016. The Capital University awarded her with the Global Ambassador award Full Scholarships and twice-winning outstanding keyboard department student. During her years in Ohio, Jingci has performed Mozart Piano Concerto K.466 with Capital University Orchestra under the baton of Grammy Award nominee conductor, William Boggs and the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2 with Barry E. Kopetz. She has been featured soloist multiple times at the “Now Festival” for commissioning new music with Orchestra and Symphonic Band. As well as the Lancaster Mostly American Festival.

Jingci is a prize winner of many national and international competitions. She received the First Prize of the Young Artist, Advanced Baroque and Advanced Beethoven Categories in the “23rd American International Music Open Competition” in Oakland, California.



Academic Awards&Scholarships:

President’s Scholarship for Graduate, Mannes School of Music 2018-2020

Dean’s Scholarship for Graduate, Mannes School of Music 2016-2018

Schoenberg Pianist Scholarship for Graduate, Mannes School of Music 2017-2020

Supplemental Scholarship for Graduate, Mannes School of Music2016-2020

The Perrini Award, Outstanding Sophomore Music Major, Capital U. 2014

The Kenneth R. Keller Award, Outstanding Freshman Music Major, 2013

The Karen Jeanne Foster Keyboard Performance Award, Capital University, 2013

Global Music Ambassador -Full Scholarship, Capital University, 2012-2016

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Experience

Musika Lesson
Nov 2018 - Present
Piano Instructor

Piano Teaching

Teaching
Jan 2009 - Present
Piano Teaching Experience

2009-Now:
JingCi Piano Studio in Tianjin, China; Guiyang, China; Columbus OH, U.S.; New York NY, US.

2009-2011 Jiang-Dong Music school
Summer program Piano Teacher: Piano Private Lesson
Summer program Piano Teacher : Keyboard Group class

2012-2016 Columbus First Christian Church:
Music Class: weekly class, Group of 25 students

2014-2016 Capital University, Columbus OH
Keyboard Class: weekly class, Group of 15 students

2016-2018 Mannes School of Music, New York NY
Group class: Pre-College Division, Group of 10 Students

2016-2017 Rome Piano Company, New York NY:
Piano Private Lesson

Teaching Specialty:
Advanced, intermediate, late & early beginner level and adult.

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Education

Professional Studies Diploma
Aug 2018 - Present
Mannes School of Music
Master of Music
Aug 2016 - May 2018
Mannes School of Music
Bachelor of Music
Aug 2012 - May 2016
Capital University, Columbus OH
High School Diploma in Piano Performance
Sep 2007 - Jun 2012
Pre-College of Tianjin Conservatory of Music

Languages

Chinese
Fluent / Native Proficiency
English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

First Prize Winner
Dec 2018
North International Music Competition

Piano Solo (18-25)

Awards

Academic Award
Jan 2019
President’s Scholarship for Graduate, Mannes School of Music 2018-2020 Dean’s Scholarship for Graduate, Mannes School of Music 2016-2018 Schoenberg Pianist Scholarship for Graduate, Mannes School of Music 2017-2020 Supplemental Scholarship for Graduate, Mannes School of Music2016-2020 The Perrini Award, Outstanding Sophomore Music Major, Capital U. 2014 The Kenneth R. Keller Award, Outstanding Freshman Music Major, 2013 The Karen Jeanne Foster Keyboard Performance Award, Capital University, 2013 Global Music Ambassador -Full Scholarship, Capital University, 2012-2016
Piano Competition Award
Dec 2018
US & Asia

Photos & Videos

Photo by Jingci L.

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Wenting and Jingci Piano Duo, Fontainebleau Annual Gala, with President Rawson and American Diplomat

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Winner's Concert, Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall

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Wenting &Jingci Piano Duo Concert, Mannes Sounds Festival, German Consulate NYC
Wenting &Jingci Piano Duo Concert, 2018 Metropolitan Club Annual Gala
Wenting &Jingci Piano Duo Concert, Winner's Concert at 2018 Golden Classical Music Award International Competition
Jingci Liu plays Debussy Suite Bergamasque, I Prelude
Jingci Liu plays Schumann Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op 26
(Vienna Festival)
Jingci Liu plays Beethoven Sonata op.110 I.Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
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9 Reviews

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Sally Apr 13, 2019
Classical Piano · In studio

Ms. Liu is so kind and patient. Great to know her and study with her.

Olivier Mar 19, 2019
Classical Piano · In studio

Very good teacher. Very attentive, focused and patient. Looking forward to my next lesson.

Devon Feb 18, 2019
Piano · In studio

I am an adult beginner! From Jingci's lesson, I learned how to read music and practiced a lot of basic techniques. I can't wait to learn new pieces ! Thank you, Jingci!

Ivy C. Feb 18, 2019
Classical Piano · In studio

Ms. Liu is a great instructor, I strongly recommend Ms.Liu if you want to take piano lesson!

Sally Feb 17, 2019
Classical Piano · In studio

Jingci is a wonderful piano teacher, artist, and a great human being.
We love to study with her as long as we can.

Sally Feb 17, 2019
Classical Piano · In studio

I had piano lessons with Ms. Liu around 3 months so far, I found very inspired from every lessons, and I learned so much standard repertoires from classical piano music, rather than cafe background music!!

Kathy Feb 3, 2019
Classical Piano · In studio

I just had a very good piano lesson with Ms.Liu last week, she is incredible and lovely teacher!

Joshua K. Feb 3, 2019
Classical Piano · In studio

My daughter and son are studying with Ms.L. She is such great teacher we've ever met so far!

David Feb 2, 2019
Classical Piano · In studio

Wonderful teacher! Her playing is beautiful and powerful!

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