Siqi Yu was born in 1998 in China. She began her first violin lesson at the age of five and made her debut at seven years old .In 2012, she was admitted to Qinglin Zhu´s class at the middle school affiliated to Shanghai conservatory of music.
She was often invited to give concerts in China, Spain, Austria and Germany. She has participated in many music festivals, such as Salzburg summer academy in Austria and Matsumoto music festival in Japan, and had masterclasses with violinist Midori Goto, Feng Ning, Kurt Sassmannshaus , Donald Weilerstein, Lewis Kaplan and also conductor Andrew Manze.
She was a prizewinner of Hongkong international violin competition in 2014 and semi-finalist at the Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians.
She is currently studying with Adam Kostecki at Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover in Germany.
She plays on a Gennaro Gagliano (1750-60), generously on loan to her from Christian Erichson Geigenbaumeister.