This past September HPU hosted its annual Randall Johnson Piano Competition. Join us on March 18th to listen to a recital by this years winner, Zhiye Lin.
Pianist Zhiye Lin, born in Shantou, Canton Province in 1996, began playing piano at age seven. In 2011, he won the excellent performance prize in the concerto competition held in the Middle School affiliated in Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the first prize of V Category in the Third Piano Competition of NIHON Piano Association in Tokyo, Japan. He also was the recipient of 2nd prize of 2014 Spain 2nd Concurso Internacional de Piano“Villa de Xabia”, the Melvin Stecher And Norman Horowitz Second Prize of One-Piano, Four Hands Ensemble in 2016 8th New York International Piano Competition and the 1st prize in 2018 High Point University Piano Competition in North Carolina.
He has performed at The Kennedy Center, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, He Lvding Hall, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall and Ningbo Concert Hall, and he received Ende Niu Piano Major Scholarship (2009), the People Scholarship of Shanghai Music Middle School Affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory Of Music (2010-2015), and YAMAHA Music Scholarship (2016). He had attended the master classes with Gray Graffman, Piotr Paleczny, Claudio Martinez-Mehner, David Lively, Fumiko Eguchi, Alvin Chow, Matti Raekallio, John Perry, and Stanislav Pochekin and Dang Thai Son. In 2007, he began his study at the middle school affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory of Music with Ting Zhou. Since 2015, he studied at Cleveland Institute of Music under the guidance of Haesun Paik.
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