Julan Wang, born in Chongqing, China in 1988, started his music study at the age of 6. In 2003, he was admitted to the middle school of the Sichuan Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Professor Hanguo Yang. In 2006, he began to study with Professor Bin Su at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and subsequently received his Bachelor's Degree in Music in 2010. He then came to the United States to study under Professor Yoshikazu Nagai at San Francisco Conservatory, where he received the George Sarlo Scholarship and finished his Master's Degree in 2012. In 2014, he received his Artist Diploma at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Professor Awadagin Pratt. He is now pursuing a Doctoral degree at CCM.
Julan has received many prizes in competitions, such as the China Youth Competition, Wiesbaden International Piano Competition, Asian Chopin Competition, and CCM Concerto Competition. He gave his debut recital at Carnegie Hall in June of 2014, and has also performed in California, Ohio, Michigan, and Louisiana, as well as given solo/lecture recitals in Shanghai, Zhejiang, Fujian, Sichuan ,Chongqing and many other places in China. In 2012, he performed Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" with the CCM Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Mark Gibson at Cincinnati's Corbett Auditorium. In 2013, he won the 2nd prize of the Louisiana Piano Competition, and played the Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Rapides Symphony under the baton of Roberto Gianola at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center in Louisiana. Since 2012, he has been a recipient of the Enlight Foundation's Outstanding Scientists and Artists Scholarship.
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