Yuchi Chou, DMA, MM, BMus

She/Her, Substitute Orchestra Conductor


Dr. Yuchi Chou enjoys an international career as a conductor and pianist, active on both symphonic and operatic stages. Born in Taiwan, Dr. Chou has performed throughout USA, Europe, and Asia. Notable invitations are Ansbacher Fellowship with Vienna Philharmonic at the Salzburg Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Conducting Fellow and Assistant Conductor at Peninsula Music Festival and San Francisco Shenson Fellowship, among many other international engagements. Dr. Chou has performed at Carnegie Hall, Chicago Symphony Hall, San Francisco Davies Symphony Hall, and Cleveland Severance Hall. An alumnus of Northwestern University (Doctor of Music in Orchestral Conducting), San Francisco Conservatory (Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting) and Oberlin Conservatory (Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance). Dr. Chou is currently the President of the Bellevue Federated Music Club, and now has a full piano studio where she loves challenging and nurturing young talented musicians. Outside of her busy teaching life, Dr. Chou is an urban beekeeper, avid baker, and currently in pursuit of a sommelier certification.