Malaysian pianist Bridget Yee is the winner of numerous international piano competitions including the Windsor International Piano Competition, Orbetello Junior International Piano Competition, 7th Singapore Raffles International Music Competition, 1st International Online Piano Competition Sergei Rachmaninoff and the Beecham International Piano Competition where she was also the recipient of the Best Overall Competitor Prize. Last season, she was invited to perform at the XVIII “Moscow Meets Friends” International Festival, the largest project of The Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation.
In 2020, Bridget won the Putra International Piano Competition with her performance of Ravel’s Concerto in G major. In the same year, she was one of five top pianists across the United Kingdom at the BBC Young Musician Keyboard Category Finals. Bridget also received the Gold of Honor Award at the He Yue International Online Instrumental Solo Competition and was awarded 1st Prize and the Chopin Prize at the Virtual International Music Competition organized by the Chopin Society of Malaysia.
Bridget is a three-time winner of the Western Daily Press Challenge Trophy and was named "Outstanding Young Pianist" at the Mid-Somerset Festival. She is the Winner and Best Etude Award recipient at the first edition of the UCSI International Piano Festival and Competition. Bridget has performed in Japan, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Malaysia, to name a few.
Bridget was the representative of Malaysia to perform at the 40th International Junior Original Concert held in Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall, Japan and at the Asia-Pacific Junior Original Concert held in Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Malaysia. On both occasions, she performed her original compositions which were chosen from thousands of compositions worldwide to represent Malaysia.
She received a full scholarship to Wells Cathedral School at the age of 11 where she studied with Hilary Coates. Bridget is currently pursuing her undergraduate studies at the Royal Academy of Music with a Suresh and Richard McMillan full scholarship under Christopher Elton. Bridget is also a Fellowship Diploma Holder from Trinity College London which she achieved at the age of 17. She has participated in masterclasses by Stephen Hough, Imogen Cooper, Barry Douglas and Vovka Ashkenazy. Bridget is the current recipient of The Ann Burridge Award and The Richard Toeman Award from the organization Awards for Young Musicians and is generously supported by the Hattori Foundation and the Talented Unlimited Foundation.