Born in China in 2007, Yuqiao Chen is a student at the Ecole Francaise International de Pattaya, Thailand and he currently studies piano with Irina Novikova who comes from Moscow.
Yuqiao has already won over 30 international awards. His accolades include Third Prize (Middle Group) in Vladimir Krainev Moscow Online Competition. First Prizes at “Association Culture Melos” in Paris, Rome, Geneva and Madrid; Grand Prize in Junior B at the “26th U.S. Open Music Competition” in San Francisco; First Prize in Junior B and Fourth Prize as youngest competitor in the Professional Group at the “2nd Hong Kong International Music Competition”. He attained Third Prize in Shanghai Open Music Competition in open age group. At the Mendelssohn Competition Asia-Pacific round, he achieved First Prize in Junior B; Champion in the Liszt Group at the 2020 Singapore International Piano Competition in open age group; Gold Prize at the Quebec International Competition (2020 & 2021). He won First Prize at the International Moscow Music Competition and Second Prize at the VIII Stockholm International Music Competition in 2021.
Yuqiao has been invited to perform concerts in many different countries, including a solo recital in Kathmandu when he was 10 years old and series of concerts in Prague and Berlin. Invited by “International Philharmonic Children of Future”, he performed 3 concerts in Moscow. Yuqiao is titled as “Bechstein Young Artist”.