The Canadian pianist Connie Shih made her orchestral début with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra as the soloist in Mendelssohn’s First Piano Concerto at the age of nine, and when she was twelve was the youngest ever protégé of György Sebök, then continuing her studies at Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute with Claude Frank. Later studies were undertaken with Fou Ts’ong in Europe. As a soloist in recital and with symphony orchestras, she has appeared in Canada, the United States, Iceland, England, Spain, Italy, Germany, Japan and China. Featured chamber music appearances include the Wigmore and Carnegie Halls, as well as at the Music Festivals of Bath, Aldeburgh, Cheltenham and Kronberg. Her performances have been broadcast on CBC (Canada), BBC (UK), SWR, NDR, and WDR (Germany) as well as on other various radio and TV stations in North America and Europe.