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Pui Wang (Leo) Choi (Hong Kong, China)
Concerto: Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
Pui Wang (Leo) Choi is currently a first year M.M. at the Eastman School of Music, studying under the tutelage of Prof. Alexander Kobrin. A native of Hong Kong, Leo began playing the piano at the age of five and later at eight joined the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) junior music program. In 2018, he was admitted into Oberlin Conservatory of Music, studying with Prof. Angela Cheng. As a performer, he has presented concerts in the United States and Hong Kong, including the Oberlin's Danenberg Honors Recital, Barber Piano Concerto with Oberlin Orchestra, Sacred Heart Concert series, Children's corner Debussy Mini Piano Marathon in Hong Kong Cultural Centre, as well as other public recitals held by HKAPA. He has won numerous competitions, including the Senior Concerto Competition, John Elvin Junior Prize Competition in Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and the Sixth Asian Youth Music Competition. In addition, he is an awardee of the Bernard van Zuiden Music Fund as well. He has also attended a number of music festivals with the likes of Mozarteum, where he studied with Prof. Robert Levin and Prof. Jacques Rouvier. He has attended the Oberlin-Como masterclasses taught by Maestro Robert Spano, Prof. Thai Son Dang, and Prof. Stanislav Ioudenitch as well.