Name: Lu Shen
Originally from: Jiangsu, China
Last school attended: the New England Conservatory, MM candidate
Notable performance: Lu gave a concerto performance with the Central Conservatory Orchestra, which was broadcast on CCTV, China.
Lu Shen, a native of Jiangsu, China, has won several piano competitions including first prize in the Hong Kong Open Piano Competition and second prizes in the Jingzhong Competition and the Asia Chopin Piano Competition. He has won third prize and Best Chinese Musician in the Gulangyu Piano Festival. His performance of the Saint-Saëns second piano concerto with the Central Conservatory of Music Youth Orchestra was broadcast on CCTV, the largest national television network in China.
He has participated in The Juilliard School Piano Festival in Hong Kong, the China International Piano Festival in Beijing, and the Texas Piano Festival. Recently, Mr. Shen ranked in the Wideman International Piano Competition, the Campillos International Piano Competition in Spain and the Florida International Piano Competition. Mr. Shen is currently studying at the New England Conservatory in Boston.