Chaojun Yang


Performances: Performed in France, Australia, Hong Kong, the Philippines, North Korea, Poland, Croatia, Great Britain, the United States, Canada, and Germany; gave a solo performance in Paris at age six for 300 honored guests of governments from 88 countries at the Shanghai Expo Delegation; invited to play at Chopin’s House in Poland; performed with the Xiamen Philharmonic under conductor Zheng Xiaoying at age nine for Mozart’s 250th anniversary; Haikou Great Hall of the People, China; Braunschweig Classics Festival, Germany; Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto, Op. 18 with Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Canada; Beethoven Sonata at Detroit Symphony Hall; Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2 with Shanghai Philharmonic under Muhai Tang; Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 with Xiamen Philharmonic under Shi Shucheng
Awards and Scholarships: 1st Prize, 2016 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition’s North American round; 1st Prize, 2016 Bard College Conservatory Concerto Competition; Winner, 2015 Edward Auer Summer Piano Workshop Solo Competition, Indiana University; Silver medal, 2012 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Junior Division; Young Artist Award, Interlochen Arts Academy; 3rd Prize, 2010 Morningside Music Bridge Concerto Competition; 1st Prize, 2009–10 Shanghai Conservatory Chamber Music Competition, Junior Division
Festivals: Pianofest, Hamptons, 2017; Morningside Music Bridge International Summer Music Festival Program, 2009–11
Education: Shanghai Conservatory Middle School, Interlochen Arts Academy, Bard College

Chaojun Yang performed with The Orchestra Now on September 23 & 24, 2017.