Piao has competed in competitions such as Wideman International Piano Competition, William C. Byrd Young Artist Competition,
and she won 2nd prize in the Marquette Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition. She worked at the Interlochen Arts Camp as a staff pianist for the Dance department. And, she has served as Mentor at the festival for the pre-College students on the Autism Spectrum, Celebrating the Spectrum at Michigan State University.
Currently, Piao is an Accompanist of Nardin Park United Methodist Church and Piano Instructor at Expressions Music Academy based in Michigan.