Peter Fang, a highly acclaimed pianist, has been hailed as a "piano prodigy" by The Seattle Times and praised by The Boston Music Intelligencer for his "immense and electric performance." Peter has a passion for exploring a diverse range of repertoire, and his exceptional musicality has earned him recognition in prestigious concert halls across the world. In 2012, he won first prize at the Steinway Piano Competition, and he has been awarded the Stephen & Denise Adams Fellowship and Chimei Artist Award for two consecutive years.
In recent years, Peter has been invited to perform as a soloist and chamber artist in renowned venues worldwide, including Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, Mozarteum University of Salzburg in Austria, Michelangeli Hall in Italy, and others. He collaborated with world-famous violinists Itzhak Perlman, Ning Feng, Yu Xiang, the Borromeo String Quartet, and members of the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, and The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, among others.
Peter's solo concert tour was selected by The Boston Musical Intelligencer as one of the critics' favorites in 2019. During the 2020-2021 season, his virtual concert appearances at the United Nations and on several streaming platforms drew over 50 thousand viewers. Additionally, Peter is passionate about new music and has premiered and recorded contemporary solo and chamber works by Kenji Bunch, Behzad Ranjbaran, and others.
Peter holds degrees from the New England Conservatory, The Juilliard School, Yale University, and the University of Southern California. He studied under the tutelage of renowned pianists Hung-Kuan Chen, Alexander Korsantia, Meng-Chieh Liu, Robert Levin, Peter Serkin, Boris Berman, Boris Slutsky, and Jeffrey Kahane.
As an experienced educator, Peter previously served as a secondary piano instructor at Yale University. He has been invited to give master classes and lecture concerts at colleges and music institutions in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. With over 15 years of music teaching experience, Peter's students have won top prizes at international piano competitions and gained admission to esteemed music schools, such as the New England Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, Yale University, and Boston University.
Peter is the artistic director of The Royal International Piano Competition and Festival and serves as a jury member at several international piano competitions. He has collaborated with major music institutions, guiding talented students to Juilliard and Colburn School pre-college programs. Peter currently resides in Los Angeles with his family, and he is an amateur jazz player and mixologist.