Malaysian pianist Chee Su-yen has established herself both as a soloist and chamber musician. She has given solo recitals in the United States, Hong Kong and Malaysia. As a collaborative artist she has performed in Japan, China, Korea, Thailand and Singapore.
Over the years she has had the opportunity to work with and played in masterclasses given by notable pianists such as Fou Ts’ong, Vladimir Feltsman, Sequeira Costa, Regina Smendzianka, and Lee Kum Sing among others. As a collaborative artist, she has worked extensively both with instrumentalists and vocalists. Recent performances include a solo recital at the KL Piano Festival 2012, and participation in the KL Piano Gala 2013. Besides performing , she dedicates her time to teaching. Her students have won prizes in local competitions and she has also been invited as adjudicator in piano competitions.
Su-yen studied at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as a full scholarship student under Gabriel Kwok. She was the recipient of a number of prizes from the Academy and graduated with First Class Honours from the Bachelor of Music (Hons) degree programme. Subsequently, she pursued further studies with Michel Block and Karen Shaw at Indiana University (Bloomington) in the United States, graduating with a Masters degree.
Currently, Su-yen teaches at UCSI University, the Malaysian Institute of Art and maintains a private studio.