Yuki Beppu


2014-2015 Season

Yuki Beppu was born in Tokyo (Japan) in 1997, and moved to the United States with her parents in 1999. She started playing the violin at the age of four. She has been a student at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School (NEC) since 2003. She studies with Mrs. Janice Tucker Rhoda, Mrs. Kazuko Matsusaka, Ms. Julianne Lee, Mr. Joseph Silverstein, and Mr. Donald Weilerstein.

Yuki was a first place winner of the NEC concerto competition 2007 and appeared as a soloist playing with the NEC Youth Repertory Orchestra at the Jordan Hall in NEC (2008).  She also received the Leonard D. Wood Awards (first place) at the Young Artist Competition 2008 of the Philharmonic Society of Arlington.

Yuki appeared in the Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Inauguration Gala with Lynn Chang and Yo-Yo Ma (2007). Yuki recently performed for the radio program “From the Top” at the Jordan Hall of the NEC (2013). She played with the Lexington Symphony (2010, 2011, 2013), Waltham Symphony Orchestra (2012), Salem Philharmonic Orchestra (2012), and Reading Symphony Orchestra (2013). She was invited to perform in the Chamber Music Series of the Winsor Music (2009, 2010, 2013). She also performed at the New Years Needham Concert Series organized by Mr. Peter Zazofsky (2011, 2012, 2013).

Yuki was invited to perform for President Barack Obama and Governor Deval Patrick at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston (2010).  Since 2009, she has been invited to have solo recitals in the Ishikawa Ongakudo and other places in Japan (2009, 2010, 2012).  Recently, Yuki played in New York for the staff of the TV news channel MSNBC (2013), and played for a Bank of America US Trust Event at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston for the From the Top (2014). Yuki also appeared on the live program of “Good Morning America’’ on ABC News (May 1st, 2014).