Cindy Yan

Ladue Horton Watkins High School

Cindy has played piano for 11 years and studies with Laura Schindler, making her orchestral debut at age 10 with the University City Symphony Orchestra as the youngest winner of the William Schatzkamer Concerto Competition. Cindy is a multi-award-winning pianist and won 1st place in the New York Steinway Competition in 2018 and is a six-time winner in the annual Missouri Music Teachers Association State Competition in solo piano. She has performed with numerous regional orchestras and volunteers as a pianist with the Ladue Strolling Strings. She plans to attend college and pursue a pre-med track while minoring in music.

The Finalists

Meet the 2024 Teen Talent Finalists and learn more about the exciting awards and opportunities this year’s talented student performers are competing for in addition to performing on stage at the Fabulous Fox!


Do you have questions about the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition? We have the answers. Learn the who, what, when, and where to help make your experience one to remember!

2025 registration

You have the talent, and you have the drive. Are you ready to step into the spotlight for a chance to perform on the Fabulous Fox Theater stage? Registration for the 2025 competition opens in August!