The 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."
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."
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."
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."
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."
Dallas Morning News
"Shih’s authoritative account of the Brahms Handel Variations was an easy first choice."
Philadelphia Inquirer
National Public Radio
Interview and performance for NPR's "All Things Considered."
Pianist Magazine
Profile and interview in Pianist Magazine.
Interview with the Pacifica Quartet's Masumi Per Rostad, for WGBH's Inner Voice.
Article and interview by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Baltimore Sun
Interview for the Baltimore Sun's Howard Magazine.
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."
The Counterpoints
Interview with San Francisco Piano Examiner.
MD Theatre Guide
"Shih's performance was masterful."
Theater Jones
Reviews of all contestants in the 2011 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs.
Theater Jones
Review of Van Cliburn Amateur Winners Recital.
LNP 2017
Interview in Lancaster Newspaper for Yu/Shih/MFE.
LNP 2015
Interview with Lancaster Newspaper for LSO concert.
LanCo Woman
Medical and musical articles in Lancaster County Woman.
Profile in "Physicians and their Passions" for PracticeLink Magazine.
Lancaster Physician
Profile in Lancaster Physician Magazine.
Cliburn News
Interview for Cliburn News.
CMA Magazine
Interview in Chamber Music America Magazine.

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Granados: Goyescas for Piano, Op. 11
Brahms: Variations (11) for Piano on an Original Theme, Op. 21 no 1
Chopin: Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60
Liszt: Totentanz for Piano, S 525
Liszt: Totentanz for Piano and Orchestra, S 126
Poulenc: Concerto for 2 Pianos in D minor
Bach-Hess: Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring: Chorale from Cantata No. 147
Petri: Sheep May Safely Graze
Kempff: Prelude to the Ratswahl Cantata
Debussy: En Bateau
Rachmaninov: Lullaby (arrangement of Tchaikovsky Op. 16 no 1), TNiii/14
Liszt: Isolde's "Liebestod" from Wagner's "Tristan", S 447
Horowitz: Variations on a Theme from Bizet's "Carmen"
Brahms: Variations and Fugue for Piano in B flat major on a theme by Handel, Op. 24
Schumann: Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44
Dvorak: Trio for Piano and Strings no 4 in E minor, Op. 90/B 166 "Dumky"
Prokofiev: Sonata for Piano no 7 in B flat major, Op. 83
Tchaikovsky: Nocturne for Cello and Piano
Tchaikovsky: Pezzo capriccioso, Op. 62
Rachmaninov: Vocalise
Paganini: Variations on One String on a Theme by Rossini
Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40
Elgar: Salut d'amour, Op. 12
Liszt: Totentanz for Piano and Orchestra, S 126
Brahms: Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34
Brahms: Variations for 2 Pianos on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56b "St Anthony"
Dukas: L'apprenti sorcier (The Sorcerer's Apprentice)
Milhaud: Scaramouche: Suite for 2 Pianos, Op. 165b
Schumann: Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44
Dvorak: Quintet for Piano and Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 81/B 155
Brahms: Quartet No. 1 in G minor for Piano and Strings, Op. 25