Taylor Wang, piano
17-year-old pianist Taylor Wang started to play the piano at the age of three, with her mother as her teacher. She made her Carnegie Hall début in 2011, at the age of nine, after winning the Gold and Grand prizes in the World Piano Competition.
Ms. Wang made her orchestral début as a soloist with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra at the age of ten. She won the Richmond Young Artist Competition and performed the Poulenc Piano Concerto as a soloist with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra in 2014.
In the 2016–17 academic year, Ms. Wang became a Chopin Scholarship recipient of the Chopin Foundation of the United States. In the 2018–19 academic year, she was the second-place winner in both the New England Conservatory Preparatory School Concerto Competition and the Boston Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition.
In 2019, she was invited to play in Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory as part of a special From The Top radio show celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Walnut Hill School for the Arts. Last October, she played the Clara Schumann Piano Concerto with the NEC Preparatory School Youth Philharmonic Orchestra as part of the salute to Clara Schumann on her bicentennial.
Currently, Ms. Wang is a senior at the Walnut Hill School, where she is studying piano with Sergey Schepkin. This is her Glissando début.