Award-winning pianist Kaining Wang (13) started playing piano when he was 5 years old, and has been under the tutelage of Yoon Sen Lee since 2012. Kaining obtained his A.Mus.A (Distinction) and ATCL associate diplomas in piano performance at the age of 10 (2015).
Kaining’s international performances and prizes include:
First prize - International Chopin Piano Competition - 2018
(10-13 Age Group)
I Prize: Kaining WANG (Australia)
II Prize: Haowen GAO (China)
III Prize: Jang Hung CHOE (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)
Third prize at the Imola Awards International Piano Competition - 2016
International Piano Academy of Imola’s
Summer Music Festival (Italy) performance – July 2016.
Silver medal at the
American Association Development for the Gifted and Talented
(AADGT) International Music Festival "Passion of Music 2014".
First prize at the Golden Key Music Festival Competition in New Jersey (2014)
Carnegie Hall performance - May 2014.
Kaining’s local performances and prizes include:
Hale Foundation Music Scholarship (Hale School)
Performances / Prizes from
WA Pianists Competitions,
South Suburban Eisteddfod,
North of Perth Music Festival 2017.
Performances with the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
MetSO – Perth since 2015.
(see performance details below)
Besides playing the piano, Kaining also plays the cello.
He is a Year 9 Music Scholarship student at Hale School.