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Mr. Tang is established as one of the leading young artists of his native China and his prodigious talent is becoming recognized in United States.

 

Mr. Tang come to national prominence in 2006 when he won the silver medal in the prestigious Hilton Head International Piano Competition in South Carolina. In the same year, He was invited to perform Mozart Piano Concerto K. 467 in the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland.

 

At age 5, Mr. Tang presented the first of the numerous public concerts he performed as a youth in Shanghai, Bejing, and other major cities in his native China. He was awarded the first prize in Shanghai Young Pianist Competition at age of 12. In 1996, He won the Bronze Medal in the highly competitive Chopin International Competition in Russia where he was the youngest Chinese winner in the competition history. Many International debuts followed, and led to collaboration with Moscow Symphony, Orchestre National de Lyon, Beijing Symphony, Shanghai Symphony. In 1997, He won the Second Prize in Hong Kong International Piano Competition.

 

As a recitalist, Mr. Tang has performed at major venues around the world. Including Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall; the 92nd street Y; Steinway Hall in New York; Rockefeller University; United Nation; ACT City Hamamatsu Concert Hall in Japan; Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore; Tchaikovsky Conservatory Great Hall; Ateneo Concert Hall in Santander; Spring of Shanghai Festival’; Sion Festival in Switzerland;

He has also been featured on several radio broadcasts including “Voice of America”, WQXR Radio in New York.

 

Mr. Tang won the Dorothy Mackenzie Recognition Award at International Keyboard Institution and Festival in New York City.

 

Mr. Tang earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the Mannes College of Music where he studied with Piano Department Chair Pavlina Dokovska. Additionally, He has worked with multitude of renowned musicians including Richard Goode, Ruth Slenczynska, Yifim Bronffman, Eteri Andjaparidze, Jerome Lowenthal, Andras Schiff, and Fabio Bidini.

 

Currently, Mr. Tang is DMA candidate in Rutgers University studying with Prof. Min Kwon.

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