Third Prize
Kevin Nan Gan, Piano
USA

Moné Hattori, Violin, JAPAN)

Chinese Canadian pianist Kevin Nan Gan is active as a solo pianist, teacher, and music scholar. He received his Master’s degree from The Juilliard School, where he studied under the tutelage of Julian Martin. He taught at music department at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies for three years. He is currently enrolled in the DMA program at Arizona State University, where he is also working as a teaching assistant. He received many prizes in competitions, including Kiwanis Piano Competition, the Ontario Music Festival Piano Competition, Knigge Competition and McGill University Concerto Competition. He was invited to perform in orchestral, solo and chamber concerts in Canada, The United States, France, Spain, Austria and China. As a scholarship recipient, he attended numerous music festivals including Centre d’Arts Orford , Mozarteum Summer Music Academy, International Gijon Piano Festival, Music Alp and Valencia International Festival. His solo album Loeschorn’s Etudes Op.67 is just released in 2018.
Kevin has great interest in period keyboard instrument. Since 2010, he took fortepiano lessons and from renowned fortepianist Tom Beghin and Audrey Axinn. Since 2017, he has been studying harpsichord with Kimberly Marshall.

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