Artistic Background

Notable Performances

  • June 2015: Senior Piano Recital at St. Mark's Episcopal Church (Palo Alto) performing pieces by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Medtner, Rachmaninoff, and Bolcom.

  • Summer 2012 & 2013: Performed at Salle Cortot (Ecole Normale de Musique) in Paris as part of the Paris International Summer Sessions in addition to masterclasses with Philippe Entremont and Roberto Plano.

  • October 2012: Performed Liszt at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall as winner of American Fine Arts Festival.

  • Summer 2010: Performed at Maria Theresa Military Academy in Wiener Neustadt as part of the Austrian International Piano Festival.

Awards & Studies

  • 2-time Mondavi Center Young Arts semifinalist (2013 & 2014), Thera Rabinowitch 2nd Place (2014), Ross McKee semifinalist (2014), MTAC Panel state finalist (2014), SF Chopin 1st Place (2010)

  • Current private studies at University of Pennsylvania, previously at Stanford University and San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

  • Currently working on Chopin Concerto No. 1, Schumann Novelletten, and Scriabin Prelude No. 11. Previous extensive experience with Chopin, Beethoven, and Bach, pieces by Liszt, Medtner, Rachmaninoff, Bartok, Bolcom, Prokofiev, concertos by Mozart and Grieg, and piano trios by Beethoven, Debussy, and Haydn.

Recent recordings of Bach Prelude and Fugue (BWV 853), Bolcom Serpent's Kiss (Rag Fantasy), Chopin Nocturne Op. 27 No. 2, Liszt Etude Un Sospiro, and Prokofiev Sonata No. 2 (4th Mvmt).

Other Experiences

  • Past violinist and violist for Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra and El Camino Youth Symphony.

  • Benefit performer and lead volunteer for Music at the Mission chamber concert series.