Renowned soprano soloist Bai Yi will perform at Campbell University’s Scott Concert Hall with acclaimed pianist Kaili Ho at 7 p.m. on July 20. The free concert is part of a partnership between Campbell and the Nanjing Normal University Taizhou College in China, where Bai Yi is an associate professor of vocal music.
A two-time graduate of Nanjing Normal University’s School of Music who earned her doctorate in musical performance from the Chugye University for the Arts in Seoul, South Korea, Bai Yi has performed regularly in Nanjing, Seoul and in Australia over the last eight years and has earned several awards for her performances, including first prize in Australian International Music Competition in 2021.
She’s also published eight papers, two in national core journals, on vocal opera and the singing and processing of artistic works, chorus and conducting.
Pianist Kali Ho has performed throughout the United States, Asia and Europe, making her professional solo debut at the age of 6 at Taiwan’s National Concert Hall. She has appeared with orchestras worldwide including the Orchestre des Champs-Élysées, Vidin State Philharmonic Orchestra, the Colburn Academy Virtuosi Orchestra and the National University of Singapore Orchestra.
Raised in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Kaili Ho received a full scholarship studying at The Colburn School in Los Angeles. She received another four-year full scholarship for her Joint Honors Bachelor of Music conferred by Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore and The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. She received her Master of Music and is currently a doctoral candidate at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.