Chinese percussionist Le Yu is currently soloist with the World Percussion Group and is invited regularly to perform as a soloist across Europe and Asia.
A 2012 graduate, his list of awards include the Gold Medal of the China National Youth Percussion Competition, the 7th Italian International Percussion Competition, and First Prize in the Yamaha Foundation of Europe Scholarship Awards.
As a concerto soloist, Le Yu has performed at venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Shanghai Concert Hall, Xi’an Concert Hall and Yamaha Hall in Tokyo.
He is a Yamaha New Artist and Sabian Artist, and is endorsed by Encore Mallets.
It’s a great honour to be the very first percussion Associate Artist at the RNCM. The College has been my second home for many years, and also where my career started. I’m very happy to keep this close relationship and to keep sharing my journey with colleagues and students. – Le Yu