Dr. Yuchi Chou, born in Taiwan, enjoys an international career as a
conductor and pianist, as well as being a passionate educator and performer. Dr.
Chou has been the winner of 2021 International Conductors Competition and
Workshop in Atlanta, finalist of International Erno Lanyi Competition, Ansbacher
Fellowship with Vienna Philharmonic at the Salzburg Festival, Conducting Fellow
of Allentown (PA) Symphony, Aspen Music Festival, Conducting Fellow and at
Peninsula Music Festival and San Francisco Shenson Fellowship. Dr. Chou has
performed at Carnegie Hall, Chicago Symphony Hall, San Francisco Davies
Symphony Hall, and Cleveland Severance Hall. Currently Dr. Chou serves as
assistant conductor to Seattle Collaborative Orchestra and President of the
Bellevue Federated Music Club. Past positions include Guest Conductor of
Philharmonia Northwest, Guest Conductor of Western Washington University;
Assistant Conductor of Peninsula Music Festival, Community Women’s Orchestra
(Oakland, CA); Coaching Conductor of San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra. Yuchi concluded her academic journey at Northwestern University after San Francisco Conservatory and Oberlin Conservatory. As a Mercer Island
resident, Yuchi loves watching her honeybees buzzing in the backyard.