Jen Shyu

Jen Shyu is a vocalist, composer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, Guggenheim Fellow, USA Fellow, and Doris Duke Artist. Hailing from Taiwanese and East Timorese immigrants, she has performed her music at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Theater of Korea, and is a Stanford graduate and Fulbright scholar speaking 10 languages. Her current instruments include piano, violin, Taiwanese moon lute, Chinese er hu, Japanese biwa, and Korean gayageum. She has produced eight albums and a single as leader, making many best-of lists (The New York Times, The Nation, and NPR). Shyu is Co-Founder/President/CEO of Mutual Mentorship for Musicians (M³) and is a Steinway Artist.