Chinese-American pianist Yunyi Ji strives to challenge the limits of musical communication as both an impassioned soloist and collaborator. Yunyi was born in Beijing, China and immigrated with family to the San Francisco Bay Area at the age of five. 


Yunyi studied piano with Rebecca Penneys through the Bachelor of Music program at the Eastman School of Music and is currently pursuing a Master's in Piano Performance under the studio of Jon Nakamatsu at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. As a soloist, Yunyiperformed with the Eastman Philharmonic under the direction of Neil Varon as a prizewinner of the Eastman Concerto Competition; as a collaborator, Yunyi has studied with pianists Beryl Garver and Tim Bach, and worked under the voice studios of Anthony Dean Griffey and Jan Opalach.


In addition to playing piano, Yunyi also enjoys collecting minerals, petting cats, and is a die-hard harpsichord enthusiast.

We are located at 1241 Taraval Street, between 22nd and 23rd Avenue, in San Francisco’s Outer Sunset neighborhood just across the street from the Parkside Library and McCoppin Square.  With a bike rack in the front, an L Muni stop less than a block away, and street parking on the side avenues, Inspire Music is easily accessible to students from all parts of the San Francisco Bay Area.  Contact us today to set up your first lesson and get inspired!

1241 Taraval Street

San Francisco CA 94116

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