Pianist and Doctor in Training
Adelaide Yue started learning the piano at the age of five with Mike Adams and later studied with David Quigley. In 2009, she passed her ABRSM grade eight exam with distinction and was awarded the Beryl Chempin Prize for the highest mark in the West Midlands. Adelaide has performed as a concerto soloist with various orchestras around the Midlands region, including the Chandos Symphony Orchestra, Halesowen Orchestra and Solihull Symphony Orchestra. Competition successes include first prize in the 2015 Chandos Young Musician Competition, first prize in the 2012 Moray Piano Competition, third prize in the 2014 Sevenoaks Young Musician Competition and semi-finalist in the 2012 RNCM James Mottram International Piano Competition.
Adelaide studied Medicine at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. She won second prize in the 2017 university concerto competition and had the opportunity to perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Cambridge University Sinfonia. As part of the committee for the medical school “Minuet” society, she helped organise informal concerts in care homes around Cambridge. Adelaide currently works as a Foundation Year Two doctor at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. Outside of medicine, she also enjoys painting, shopping and trying out new restaurants. Adelaide hopes to continue making music throughout her career.