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Ning Hui See

Ning Hui See is a pianist and researcher recognised for her "refined touch, voluminous sound and an all-rounded musical personality" (The Straits Times). Ning Hui’s doctoral research 'Concert Programming Strategies: Clara Wieck-Schumann’s Piano Sonata' examines issues of gender, value and the musical canon' is supported by a C H Scholarship.  She has presented her research at the RMA/BFE Research Students Conference and the Institute of Austrian & German Music Research Conference (Surrey). Ning Hui is currently an RCM Graduate Teaching Assistant for historical studies.

Born in 1996 in Singapore, Ning Hui has been based in London since 2012. She has given recitals at the Steinway Hall, Regent Hall, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St James' Piccadilly, the Old Royal Naval College, the Austrian Cultural Forum, Victoria & Albert Museum and Leighton House Museum. Elsewhere in the UK, she has performed at the Pallant House Gallery, The Venue at the Leeds College of Music, the Wells Cathedral School and the Yehudi Menuhin School. Additional concerts have brought her to Padua and Venice in Italy, the Steinway Gallery in Manila and the Harris Hall at Aspen, Colorado. She performed the Grieg Piano Concerto with the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto in Padua and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Danube Orchestra in Budapest and has featured on BBC Four, BBC Radio 3 and Symphony 92.4FM. 

Ning Hui is a laureate of the "Citta di Padova" International Competition in Italy, the Cesar Franck International Piano Competition in Belgium, the RCM Esther Fisher Prize and the MMSF Mark James Piano Award. She was a 2014 BBC Young Musician keyboard finalist and the Grand Prize Winner at the 2012 Singapore Steinway Youth Competition. Ning Hui attained her MMus and BMus (Hons) with Distinction and First Class studying with John Byrne and Dmitri Alexeev. She received her PGAD with Distinction studying with Deniz Gelenbe and Sergio de Simone at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She is grateful for the support of Gylla Godwin, the Alfred Kitchin Scholarship and the Polonsky Foundation Fellowship in her artistic development.

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