Isabel Xiong is a ninth grader at the Washtenaw International High School in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She began to play piano at five and has been studying piano under Ms. Hsiu-Hui Chen since 2018. She has also played the flute at school since 5th grade. She has performed at senior houses in Ann Arbor to bring music to seniors during the holidays, and at her school’s music showcase events to help raise funds for her school. She won the first prizes at the Salzburg and Amsterdam Grand Prize Virtuoso Music Competitions in 2019 and the first prize at New York Golden Classic Competition in 2021.