钢琴家吴美乐博士获钢琴大师贝利慕特（拉威尔的门生）赏识，赞誉她为「同辈中天份最高的钢琴手」，她的演奏曾获曼奴轩勛爵称许「具浓郁诗意」。曾被西班牙报誉为 「世界上杰出钢琴家之一」。 欧洲乐评人称吴氏为“出类拔萃的音乐家，拥有完美的键盘控制及精湛如魔术般的技艺..”
吴美乐获选为2003年香港?大杰出青年及2010年香港艺术发展局最佳艺术家（音乐）奖。她亦被录入刘靖之博士撰写的 ‘香港音乐史论’ 为杰出钢琴家。吴氏及西班牙钢琴演奏家巴士罗先生西班牙国际钢琴比赛的评审主席。
Hailed as ‘one of the most gifted pianists of her generation’ for her ‘musical variety,profundity and sensitivity’ by Ravel’s protege Vlado Perlemuter, Mary Wu is also praisedby the late Lord Yehudi Menuhin as having ‘a captivating poetical quality to her playing’.European review praises Wu for “her extraordinary artistic quality, absolute mastery overthe keyboard and magical virtuosity”.
Starting from an early age, Mary Wu has performed extensively throughout the world assoloist and in chamber performances with artists including the late Lord Menuhin, Vlado Perlemuter, Richard Stoltzman, Michel Lethiec, Colin Carr, the Maggini Quartet, TasminLittle and appeared in major festivals. Wu has also collaborated with many major orchestras and has several CD recordings on BMG, ASV, Dutton and Universal Label.
Wu is a graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School, the Royal College of Music and has completed her Doctoral degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.Her teachers include Mrs. Betty Drown, Peter Norris, Vlado Perlemuter, Louis Kentner,Kendall-Taylor and Gilbert Kalish A 2003 ‘Top Ten Outstanding Young Person in Hong Kong’, Wu has won the ChappellGold Medal of Royal College of Music, first prizes at the London Royal OverseasLeague Competition and the Mozart Bicentenary Competition of Asia, the 2010 ADCHong Kong Best Artist (Music) award and was the president of the Ibiza InternationalPiano Competition 2017 with Antonio Baciero.
Wu has been on the faculty of the Music Departments at the Chinese University and the Academy of Performing Arts of Hong Kong since the early 1990’s and has given masterclasses in UK, Germany, Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan and China.