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Masterclass with Tony YiKe Yang

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Born in December 1998, 18-year-old Tony Yike Yang is emerging as one of the foremost pianists of the younger generation. As a frequent prizewinner, Yang's success at the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition led him to become the competition's youngest ever laureate, winning the 5th prize at the age of 16. Recently, Yang was also awarded the Jury Discretionary Award at the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition where he was the youngest competitor. In previous years, Yang has won top prizes at the Thomas and Evon Cooper International Piano Competition (Oberlin, 2014), the Bosendorfer and Yamaha USASU International Junior Piano Competition (Phoenix, 2013), the Hilton Head International Young Artists Piano Competition (Hilton Head, 2013), the Gina Bachauer International Junior Piano Competition (Salt Lake City, 2012), and the Canadian National Chopin Competition as the competition's youngest ever competitor (Toronto, 2014). Over the past few years, Yang has had the privilege of performing extensively in Canada and the USA, as well as making appearances in Europe and Asia. He has taken part and performed at many festivals, important events, and charities, as well as having given performances for many world-renowned people. A few of his performance highlights includes having performed in front of her Royal Highness Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, Canadian PM Stephen Harper, and Polish President Andrzej Duda. Yang has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Métro politain, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Sinfonietta, Toronto Festival Orchestra, and the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Academy Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he has also made appearances at the Chopin and His Europe International Music Festival, Rockport Music Festival, Oberlin-Lake Como Academy, Festival de Lanaudi è re, Stratford Summer Music Festival, Canadian Chopin Festival , Bravo Niagara, Wintergreen Music, and the International Niagara Music Festival, among many others. Yang’s debut album, Tony Yike Yang – Chopin: Sonata B-Moll / Ballada F-Moll / Mazurki, was released in August 2016 on the Fryderyk Chopin Institute’s Blue Series. It features Yang in the second and third stages during the Chopin Competition in Warsaw in October 2015, and an editorial review by the Chopin Institute notes that his extraordinary account of the Barcarolle in F sharp minor, Op. 60 shows clearly why he captivated the audience in Poland and all across the world. Yang has been featured on many television programs, including the "Inspiration Generation" series on Global TV where he was selected as one of six outstanding Canadian young people,
demonstrating the talents and excellence of Canadians. In recent years, Yang was named CBC Music’s Classical Young Artist of 2016, and was also featured as one of their 25 hot Canadian musicians under 25. Yang is currently a student in the Harvard University and New England Conservatory of Music Joint-Degree Program, where he is studying with Prof. Wha Kyung Byun. In the past, he has studied on full-scholarship at the Juilliard Pre-College School with Julian Martin, as well as at the Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy of the Royal Conservatory of Music with James Anagnoson.

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