Born in Hong Kong to Singaporean parents, Yi Xuan began her violin and piano studies at a young age of six. A student of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (School of Young Talents) and one of the most remarkable prodigy of Mr. Alexander Souptel, an honoured musician of Russia and renowned professor at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Yi Xuan has matured into a young artist whose musical insight, technical virtuosity and emotional range continue to astonish.
One of the most captivating and gifted young violinists, Yi Xuan was the first prize winner of the Young Musician Competition (Singapore) in 2011 and a medalist of the Singapore Performing Arts Junior Championship 2010. Her talent and flair was further acknowledged
by acclaimed panelists when she emerged as one of the top four musicians at the Brand’s “Music Changes Lives Competition” in 2009.
Among the esteemed artists whom she has collaborated with include Singapore Idol Taufik Batisah and Asian Idol Hady Mirza. She has also shared the stage with international celebrity, Wang Lee Hom. Well versed in both classical and electric violins, Yi Xuan has reached an even wider audience through her many television and public appearances, ranging from Prodigies of the World Concert 2010, Great Eastern
International Kids Performing Festival (2011) and MediaCorp Channel 8’s New Year Eve Countdown Party 2012.
Not forgetting the less fortunate, Yi Xuan has also demonstrated a personal resiliency through her involvement in community events including the recent Comchest True Hearts 2011 fund raising TV program as well as Brands “Hope In a Bottle” charity event in 2009.
A former student of Raffles Institution (JC), Yi Xuan was offered a full scholarship before graduating from RI to pursue her music studies at the NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.
Yi Xuan is a versatile violinist that is able to performs classical, jazz and pop music on the violin. She has over 10 years of experience teaching piano and violin to students.