Preliminary & Semi Final Adjudicators

Ysan Suit Yin

Ysan Suit Yin is currently the Head of Programme, Classical Music Degree at Institute of Music, UCSI University in Kuala Lumpur. She is a very dedicated teacher and has been actively teaching since 1986.Her teaching passion has brought her students of different age groups from 4 to 82 at all levels.

Suit Yin academic achievements are mainly in teaching, ATCL (Teaching), LTCL (Teaching), LRSM (Teaching) and she was one of the first in South East Asia to be awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Schools of Music (FRSM) in teaching by the Royal School of Music.

While living in London, Suit Yin studied with Professor Vanessa Latarche (Head of Keyboard at the Royal College of Music), Professor Dr. Colin Kingsley, Dennis Lee and Toh Chee Hung. Suit Yin received an exemption from a Bachelor Degree in Music, hence a place was offered and accepted in London College of Music with partial bursary for a Master Degree in Performance under the guidance of Andrew Zolinsky. Her teachers also include Simon Rigby, Philip Mead and Dr. Anna MeCready.

Suit Yin have participated in a 'Project Concert' (music written between 1920 and 1940) organised by Andrew Zolinsky at LCM and during her academic year there, she was awarded a scholarship to the Dartington International Summer School. Suit Yin was a member of Kingston and District Chamber Music Society(KDCMS) in London and played regularly with the other members from the society between 2004 and 2012.

Apart from teaching, Suit Yin has been invited as adjudicator in the International Piano Festival and Competition in 2014 and Asia International Piano Competition for semi-finals in 2015.

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