Bach Society of MN Names Executive Director

Bach Society of Minnesota welcomes pianist Yunyue Liu as Executive Director.

The Bach Society of Minnesota is pleased to announce the appointment of Yunyue Liu, a native of Shanghai, as its new executive director. A gifted and collaborative musical artist, she has performed on three continents and in numerous masterclasses with world renowned artists such as Elly Ameling, Martin Katz, Elmar Oliviera and the Ying Quartet. She also participated in the Franz-Schubert-Institute in Austria, Italy Opera Festival in Arezzo, Italy, and the Hot Spring Music Festival in Arkansas.

Liu holds degrees from Shanghai Normal University, Lynn Conservatory of Music, and University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Recently, she received her Doctorate in Musical Arts in Collaborative Piano from the University of Minnesota under the guidance of Dr. Timothy Lovelace.

She performs frequently in the Twin Cities area, including recent performances at The Baroque Room and Landmark Center as part of the Twin Cities Early Music Festival Series. While maintaining an active performance schedule, she also provided administrative and artistic support for Minnesota Bach Ensemble and Lyra Baroque Orchestra. She will work towards expanding the Bach Society’s impact in the community while maintaining an active performance schedule.