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Siyao Wang (b.1994) was originally born in Shenyang, China, currently based in Boston. She successively studied alongside famous pianists in US, Guo Ying, Chih-Long Hu, and Esther Park. She first studied for a bachelor’s degree from East Tennessee State University having received a full Steinway scholarship, and then followed Boaz Sharon to achieve a master’s degree from Boston University College of Music.

During her studies in the United States, Siyao’s repertoire includes numerous international awards, including placing third in the St. Andrew International Piano Competition in Canada and the Best Performance Award for Romantics, as well as the first prize for the TMTA Piano Chamber Music. Additionally, she was influenced and highly applauded by famous American pianists Mayer Spencer and Benjamin Caton as well as world-class piano master, Leon Fleisher.

In recent years, Siyao has been active as a solo piano player on world stages which include Boston Hunneman Concert Hall, Cary Concert Hall, Tennessee Steinway Concert Hall, Boston University Concert Hall, and the United States Steinway Piano Concert Hall.

At the same time, as a chamber musician, she also cooperated with many world-renowned artists, including American violinist Peter Zazofsky, Russian pianist Pavel Nersessian, American musician and educator Robert Merfeld, American singer Matt Hartgrove, and cellist Cherylonda Fitzgerald.

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Vadym Kholodenko, the gold medal winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, highly praised her and stated: “Siyao Wang is a naturally gifted performer with a magical musical astuteness, prompting a sublime spiritual essence which is precisely expressed through her performance. Her piano resonates with vigorous to light intensity, while her unique sense of femininity further endows her performance with fresh vitality.”
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