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Ryan Huang

2018 签约少年钢琴家奖

Ryan Huang, age 7, currently studies piano with Dr. Olga Chichova. He won the Grand Prize (7-10 yr category)for all instruments in the 2018 Canadian Music Competition. He has also been awarded the 2018 GOCAA Young Pianist Contract award.

 

In the past two years, Ryan has won numerous first places/gold medals and scholarships in a wide variety of competitions including the OMFA Provincial Final, Peel music festival, the Burlington Music Festival, North York Music Festival, and Outstanding Young Musician International Music Festival.

 

Ryan was awarded runner up for most Promising Young Performer in the Burlington Rotary Music Festival. In Feb 2018, he played in the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and won First Place in the Crescendo International Music Competition.

 

Ryan was also invited to play at the American Prodigy Summer Gala Concert in the Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall in June 2018.

Connor Taylor

2018 签约少年钢琴家奖

Connor is 13 years of age and has been studying piano with Ms. Cheryl Graham since he was 5 years of age. Connor has accomplished many wonderful things, the least of which are not the value of hard work and a sense of pride in his personal accomplishments.  

 

Connor has been the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards from various Music Festivals and the Ontario Registered Music Teacher Association, including being the recipient of the Canada Music Week Award for highest exam marks in his Royal Conservatory Practical Exams for several years.  Connor regularly achieves First Class Honours with Distinction on both his practical and theoretical exams. He will be taking his RCM Grade 8 Piano exam in August.

 

This past spring Connor received Barrie Music Festival Association’s Scholarship for Outstanding Performer in Senior Piano along with First Place in Senior Piano at South Simcoe Arts Council Music Festival.  As the top senior pianist, Connor was chosen to represent BMF and SSAC at the Ontario Music Festival Association Provincial Competition in June 2018 where Connor was honoured to be awarded First Place out of 45 amazing Grade 8 level pianists from across Ontario. As a result of these awards over the years, Connor has been invited to perform at many prestigious gala awards concerts.

 

Masterclasses have been taken with respected professionals including Dr. Dmitry Rachmanov, Dr. Michael Esch, Dr. Koichi Inoue, and Dr. Penny Johnson.

 

The OYMI competition has been a great experience!  In addition to several first place awards in the OYMI Music Festival, Connor also received Most Gifted Award and Best Performance Award.  

 

Most recently, Connor competed in the OYMI Global Final Competition hosted by the GOCAA at the University of California Northridge. Connor was awarded First Place in the Grade 8 Piano Graded Examination Group and First Place in the Youth Division C Professional Group. Connor was also honoured to be awarded the Overall Signatory Youth Pianist Award.

 

Connor always enjoys performance opportunities and has been happy to volunteer for several fundraiser concerts.

 

Here’s what Connor says about music:

 

“I love to perform because I love music. I feel music. I love being able to make people feel what I feel through music. Music is a gift, a universal language with the ability to make people feel. I enjoy performing for people and making people happy.

I like the challenge music festivals and competitions present, to push myself to be better and I enjoy the incredible competition of other talented musicians. I am truly grateful for all of these wonderful gifts and opportunities.”

 

When not playing piano, Connor can be found enjoying outdoor activities, playing Goalie for his hockey team or swimming as he completes his Lifeguard and Swimming Instructor courses.

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​温哥华

王然飞

2018 签约少年钢琴家奖

王然飞,16岁,2009年7岁开始在温哥华跟肖发凡老师学习钢琴,后来又从师于Ellen Silverman和Susan Starr。王然飞现在的钢琴老师是钢琴家Robert Silverman和钢琴家Craig Sheppard。

王然飞对钢琴和古典音乐有天生的热情。他用了3年半的时间就以优异的成绩完成了RCM 10级考试。王然飞在温哥华本地的音乐节和钢琴比赛中获得了无数的奖项奖杯和奖学金。

2012年5月,王然飞获得温哥华钢琴之星比赛雅马哈最高奖。2012年7月,他赢得加拿大全国钢琴比赛10岁组第二名的好成绩。2014年初他获得纽约AADGT 和American Protégé国际钢琴比赛第三名,并在纽约卡内基音乐厅表演了肖邦夜曲。2014年10月,王然飞入选5年一次的加拿大肖邦大赛,在多伦多参加了青少年组(16岁以下)的决赛。2015年7月,他在美国Fort Collins获得International Keyboard Odyssiad国际比赛的金牌,并且获得邀请在2016年4月与Fort Collins交响乐团合作演奏“动物嘉年华”。2018年荣获全球杰出华人艺术家国际钢琴比赛专业A组一等奖,并获得签约少年钢琴家奖!

王然飞在温哥华地区,俄罗斯圣彼得堡多次演出。2012年王然飞在UBC跟新西敏交响乐团合作演出了莫扎特钢琴协奏曲24号第一乐章。王然飞的第一场个人独奏音乐会是在2013年,他11岁的时候。2014年3月,12岁的王然飞在VSO学校Pyatt音乐厅举办了第二次独奏音乐会,门票全部售空。

王然飞有幸跟著名钢琴家Dina Yoffe, Olga Kern和 Dmitry Rachmanov上过大师课,获得大师们的赞赏。

Jessica Wang

2018 签约少年钢琴家奖

 

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