Sarah Yuan, age 16, lives in Moraga and is a sophomore at Miramonte High School. She
began piano studies at age seven and is currently a student of Sharon Mann. Since
2015, Sarah has won awards at the East Bay Piano Competition, San Francisco Chopin
Competition, Pacific Musical Society Competition, and MTAC Piano Solo Competition,
including top prizes at the Etude Club’s Young Artist Competition, the Sturm-Page
Scholarship Competition, and the Galante Chamber Music Competition. She was also a
finalist for the Kaufman International Piano Competition in 2019.
Sarah has attended PianoTexas at Fort Worth and the Bowdoin International Music Festival,
and is currently the pianist for the Aveta Trio in the Young Chamber Musicians program.
She has performed in masterclasses for artists such as Tamas Ungar, Eric Zivian, the
Gryphon Trio, and the Lee Trio. As a member of her school’s Public Forum debate team,
Sarah has competed at multiple tournaments around the Bay Area.