1st Prize Yanfeng Bai

Pianist Yanfeng (Tony) Bai, 21, is an international prizewinner, recently taking first prize at the China Shenzhen International Piano Concerto Competition in 2017,3rd Prize of the Gotrian International piano competition in Germany in 2018 and the 1st prize at the Concerto Competition of the Morningside Music Bridge International Music Festival in 2017. His performance got mentioned as “Gorgeous playing” in Strings Magazine in 2019. Mr.Bai is a Yangtze Piano Artist.

He was also awarded first prize in the China Central Television Piano Competition,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, and was a prizewinner of the 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, The Colburn School, China Piano Artistry Magazine and Parsons Music. He was invited to perform on CCTV New Year concert, Frank Gehry at 90 celebration concert in Los Angeles, Piano Talents Festival in Italy, Yangtze River piano festival in China, etc.

In the 2019-20 season, Mr. Bai will be a guest soloist with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra in China and the Colburn Orchestra in United States. He will also giving concerts for Grand Piano Series in Florida, Beethoven 250 in Los Angeles and his online recital in China.

Mr. Bai 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 coming to Los Angeles.

Yanfeng Bai