1st Prize Yanfeng Bai

Yanfeng’s demonstration of skilful fingering, in combination with his performance precision delivered an exceptional Brahms’s Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat major. His range of expression matched perfectly with the contrasts between dreamy, energetic and cheerful in Brahms’s masterpiece.



An international prizewinner, most recently taking first prize at the:
China Shenzhen International Piano Concerto Competition and 3rd prize of the Germany Gotrian International Piano Competition.

Awarded first prize in the:
China Central Television Piano Competition
1st prize of the Concerto Competition of the Morningside Music Bridge International Music Festival in 2017 and in 2011
the 4th Texas State International Piano Festival Classical Artists Development Foundation Emerging Artist Award-1st Prize
1st prize and Special prize of “KADANZA CUP” the national youth piano competition prizewinner of International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians.

Mr. Bai has performed with numerous orchestras, including Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, China Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra Antonio Vivaldi and the New Russia State Symphony Orchestra. He has given multiple recitals in US, Italy and China, and has been featured in interviews by OMNI Television in Canada, China Central Television, China Piano Artistry Magazine and Parsons Music.

In the 2018-19 season, Mr. Bai will be a guest soloist with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra in China.

Yanfeng, 20, is currently a Bachelor of Music candidate at the Colburn School, where he studies with Fabio Bidini. Previous teachers include Jin Zhang, who he studied with in China at the China Central Conservatory of Music before moving to Los Angeles.