Name: Julan Wang
Originally from: China
Last school attended: University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Notable performance: Performance of Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto with the CCM Philharmonia Orchestra
Julan Wang, born in Chongqing, China, started his music study at the age of 6. In 2003, he was admitted to the middle school of the Sichuan Conservatory of Music and in 2006, he began to study at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, where he subsequently received his bachelor’s degree in 2010. He then came to the United States, studying at the San Francisco Conservatory, where he finished his master’s degree in 2012. He is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Julan has received many prizes in competitions, such as the China Youth Competition, Wiesbaden International Piano Competition, Asian Chopin Competition, and the College-Conservatory of Music Concerto Competition. In China, he performed in Chongqing, Chengdu, Shanghai, and Anhui. In 2012, he appeared as soloist with the CCM Philharmonia Orchestra and conductor Mark Gibson, performing Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major. In 2013, He won the Second Prize of the Louisiana International Piano Competition, and presented Liszt’s first concerto with the Rapides Symphony and conductor Roberto Gianola. He has received the Outstanding Scientists and Artists Scholarship since 2012, awarded by the Enlight Foundation.