|| Musicology ||
Keri is currently a student of King’s College London – Hong Kong University Joint PhD programme under the supervision of Professor Matthew Head and Professor Daniel Chua. Her research centers on Haydn’s keyboard sonatas, sonata theory, topic theory, and music semiotics. She is also taking part in the Associateship of King’s College programme. Prior to her musicology study, she was a piano performance major in Royal College of Music (London) and USC Thornton School of Music (Los Angeles).
|| Writing ||
|| Pianist ||
Keri previously graduated from University of Southern California as a Discovery Scholar with a major in Piano Performance and a minor in Music Industry under the guidance of pianist Norman Krieger. She also studied under 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. She accompanied Bobby McFerrin in Hong Kong when she was 12, performed three concerti with four orchestras in both America and Europe. In March 2017, Keri was one of the 25 pianists chosen to compete in the Virginia Warring International Piano Competition in Palm Desert, California. In May 2018, Keri was invited to Los Angeles to serve as a judge for the 2018 Friends of William Grant Still Young Artists Competition.
Prior to becoming a piano performance major, Keri was a scholarship recipient and student in Idyllwild Arts Academy majoring in violin performance.
|| Teaching ||
Keri has given piano lessons to students of all ages in London, Hong Kong, and Los Angeles. She teaches in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. You can also find her teaching beginner-level English every Friday night at All Souls Church, London.