Press

New York Times

"His performances were effortless, his control consummate. His sense of line...showed him to be an intelligent and thoughtful musician."

Washington Post

"If Shih is as gifted in medicine as he is in music, he has some serious career decisions to make. His performance was fluent, gracious, miraculously light, and a joy to the ear." "Flawless ... compelling ... with an easy command of the instrument and an uncanny ability to project material."

"If Shih is as gifted in medicine as he is in music, he has some serious career decisions to make. His performance was fluent, gracious, miraculously light, and a joy to the ear." "Flawless ... compelling ... with an easy command of the instrument and an uncanny ability to project material."
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Baltimore Sun

"Could have enjoyed a fine career as a pianist if he had not chosen to become a gastroenterologist instead...consistent polish and sensitivity." "Balanced elegance and drama to keen effect...terrific fire and tension...classy music-making all the way."

"Could have enjoyed a fine career as a pianist if he had not chosen to become a gastroenterologist instead...consistent polish and sensitivity." "Balanced elegance and drama to keen effect...terrific fire and tension...classy music-making all the way."
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Fort Worth Star-Telegram

"A masterful performance." "A magical touch in voicing and a fine Chopinesque rubato...a total sense of style across three centuries. For Shih, technical control supports impeccable musicianship."

"A masterful performance." "A magical touch in voicing and a fine Chopinesque rubato...a total sense of style across three centuries. For Shih, technical control supports impeccable musicianship."
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Fort Worth Weekly

Chosen Best Classical Music Performance of 2011: "There was nothing amateurish about the performance, which unfolded with the assurance and musical insights of a veteran artist many years his senior."

Chosen Best Classical Music Performance of 2011: "There was nothing amateurish about the performance, which unfolded with the assurance and musical insights of a veteran artist many years his senior."
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Fort Worth Weekly

"I forgot I was watching a competition and just listened, enthralled by the music, the structure of the piece firmly in place, the phrases sensitively shaped, every note beautifully articulated...could hold his own with just about any pianist on the concert circuit today."

"I forgot I was watching a competition and just listened, enthralled by the music, the structure of the piece firmly in place, the phrases sensitively shaped, every note beautifully articulated...could hold his own with just about any pianist on the concert circuit today."
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Dallas Morning News

"Shih’s authoritative account of the Brahms Handel Variations was an easy first choice."

"Shih’s authoritative account of the Brahms Handel Variations was an easy first choice."
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Philadelphia Inquirer

"More-than-professional-caliber."

"More-than-professional-caliber."
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MD Theatre Guide

"Shih's performance was masterful."

"Shih's performance was masterful."
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National Public Radio

Interview and performance for NPR's "All Things Considered."

Interview and performance for NPR's "All Things Considered."
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Pianist Magazine

A gastroenterologist performing awesome Liszt?

A gastroenterologist performing awesome Liszt?
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WGBH

Interview with the Pacifica Quartet's Masumi Per Rostad, for WGBH's Inner Voice.

Interview with the Pacifica Quartet's Masumi Per Rostad, for WGBH's Inner Voice.
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ABIM

Article and interview by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Article and interview by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
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Baltimore Sun

Interview for the Baltimore Sun's Howard Magazine.

Interview for the Baltimore Sun's Howard Magazine.
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Los Angeles Times

"Last week, close to 70 amateur pianists convened in Forth Worth, Texas, to participate in the sixth annual International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs."

"Last week, close to 70 amateur pianists convened in Forth Worth, Texas, to participate in the sixth annual International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs."
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The Counterpoints

Interview with San Francisco Piano Examiner.

Interview with San Francisco Piano Examiner.
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LNP 2017

Interview in Lancaster Newspaper for Yu/Shih/MFE.

Interview in Lancaster Newspaper for Yu/Shih/MFE.
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LNP 2015

Interview with Lancaster Newspaper for LSO concert.

Interview with Lancaster Newspaper for LSO concert.
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LanCo Woman

Medical and musical articles in Lancaster County Woman

Medical and musical articles in Lancaster County Woman
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PracticeLink

Profile in "Physicians and their Passions" for PracticeLink Magazine.

Profile in "Physicians and their Passions" for PracticeLink Magazine.
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Lancaster Physician

Profile in Lancaster Physician Magazine.

Profile in Lancaster Physician Magazine.
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Cliburn News

Interview for Cliburn News.

Interview for Cliburn News.
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