Keri is currently a PhD candidate of the King’s College London – Hong Kong University Joint Musicology Programme. She has received a number of grants from KCL, including a “double” Global Research Grant.
Previously a student at the University of Southern California, Keri graduated, with a major in Piano Performance and a minor in Music Industry, as a Discovery Scholar under the tutelage of Norman Krieger. Keri also studied with Andrew Ball in Royal College of Music, where she obtained her Master of Piano Performance and was awarded the Evelyn Tarrant Award in the Artist Diploma programme.
Keri has been a prize-winner in several piano competitions and has accompanied singer Bobby McFerrin in the Hong Kong Arts Festival when she was 12. In March 2017, Keri was one of the 25 pianists chosen to compete in the Virginia Warring International Piano Competition in Palm Desert, California. She has also performed J.S. Bach’s Double Violin Concerto in D with Salzburg Junge Philharmonie in the Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Salzburg, Austria; Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No.5 with Coeur D’Alene Symphony in the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Spokane, Washington and Hawaii Youth Symphony in the Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu, Hawaii; and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.4 with Antelope Valley Symphony in Antelope Valley College Performing Arts Theatre in Lancaster, California.