Larry Weng began his piano studies at the age of seven with Dorothy Shi. At the age of eleven, he enrolled in the New England Conservatory Preparatory School under the tutelage Sylvia Chambless. Larry Weng is a laureate of numerous competitions, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Concerto Competition and the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition for Young Musicians. He has performed in many renowned concert halls such as Symphony Hall, New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Weill Recital Hall, and the Kaufman Center. He has also worked with numerous orchestras, including the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. In 2005, he was admitted to the joint degree program between Columbia University and The Juilliard School. In the past few years, Larry has continued to garner recognition in the music world, with top prizes from the New York Piano Competition and the Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin competition.
Hailed by renowned professors and performers such as Arie Vardi and Paul Badura-Skoda as a "fine musician with a bright future," Larry is dedicated to not only the artistic creation of music in the concert hall, but also to education and outreach in the broader community. He firmly believes in the transformative powers of music, and the importance of immersing the youth in music in both an understandable and interesting manner. Larry has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Economics at Columbia University, is currently finishing his Masters degree at the Juilliard School under the tutelage of Jerome Lowenthal and Matti Raekallio, and will be beginning the Artist Diploma program at Yale School of Music next fall.
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