Violinist, Full-time PhD student at King's College London
Pei Ann Yeoh started her musical endeavours at the age of 4 and has since received her Fellowship Diploma from Trinity College London in both Solo Piano and Violin Performance in 2004. Following that, she pursued a Bachelor of Music at Queensland Conservatorium, Australia and Masters of Music at Birmingham Conservatoire, UK majoring in jazz violin performance. She is comfortable in both Classical and Jazz styles. During her time in Australia, Pei performed regularly with the Latin Jazz Ensemble and New Music Ensemble of Queensland Conservatorium. Among the festivals she has participated in are the Brisbane Film Festival, Southbank Jazz Festival, and Red Note Café Series. She had the opportunity to work with noted Australian musicians such as James Morrison, John Rodgers, Vanessa Tomlinson, David Jones, Gerardo Dirie, and Steve Newcomb. She also participated in the world-premiere of iOrpheus, a project led by Fulbright Scholar and composer, William Duckworth. In the United Kingdom, Pei leads her own jazz band TriYeoh and klezmer-fusion ensemble A Touch of Klez. She has participated in the Louis Andriessen Frontiers Plus Festival, Cheltenham Jazz Festival, and OJS Beer and Jazz Festival. Leading an active performing lifestyle at local jazz clubs and working closely with composers of the Conservatoire led to opportunities to work with renowned musicians such as Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Jean Toussaint, Hans Koller, Ed Bennett, Louis Andriessen, and Frederic Rzewski. In her home country of Malaysia, she is an active figure in the music scene as a session musician for many corporate functions, recordings, and national television programmes. Between 2011-2015, she held Visiting Tutor posts at several local universities in Malaysia. She is currently pursuing her PhD at King's College London.
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