About Me

Multi-faceted composer-performer Lu Ye,  has earned a reputation as her versatility and distinctive sound in music. 
Born in Wenzhou, China, Lu Ye beginning her piano studies at age 6, winning Beethoven‘s National Piano competition at age 13, and extensively performing as a soloist/accompanist in the choir competitions.
Lu then studied at Xinghai Conservatory of Music and appeared in the performance with Langlang(a celebrated classical pianist who performed at the opening ceremony in the Olympics in China) and The Symphony Orchestra of Guangzhou in Xinghai’s 100 years Anniversary.
After moving to Los Angeles in 2005, Lu received her Bachelor of Contemporary Music degree from Musicians Institute with a Musicianship Scholarship. Achieved Merit Certificate in Piano from Royal Schools of Music, and Master of Commercial Music from California State University, Los Angeles followed, where she performed around town with the jazz orchestra. Under the studies of acclaimed pianist Tamir Handelman, Kevin King, Russell Ferrante, Otmaro Ruiz, she developed a distinctive style and technique combining her eastern roots and western knowledge.

She has been in steady demand as a pianist and composer since then, projects include USC’s African American Alumni Awards, performed with Wendi And Wyann, daughters of Vaughn from Earth, Wind & Fire. Appeared in the feature film “Fame”, and movie “ Virus X”.  Music director for Mobile Game “Phrazzle”.  Composer for the first season of a dark comedy TV series “ Not So Union”, and also performs with the band "Critical Hit" - a symphonic rock band performing electrifying live concerts of music from the most celebrated video games of all time.
Discovering her enthusiasm for teaching, Lu currently teaches privately out of her studio in West Los Angeles. She is an active member of the Music Teacher’s Association of California, her students are involved in association activities including recitals, competitions, festivals, Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory Achievement Program, and the annual Certificate of Merit evaluations.