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BaoYanyan(China)

BaoYanyan , native of Zhuhai, China, displayed artistic sensitivity from her earliest years and began piano lessons at the tender age of 4. Her early musical precocity led her to begin more disciplined studies at the age of 7 with renowned Chinese-American pianist Jay Pengjie Sun, piano department chair at Xinghai Conservatory Middle School in Guangzhou.

Now 10 years of age, Yanyan is already a veteran of numerous competitions with prizes including: First Prize at the Shenzhen Lang Lang Futian International Piano Competition, Second Prize at the Yamaha National Piano Competition, Third Prize at the Steinway National Piano Competition, Third Prize at the Xinghai National Competition, and many more. She has also been fortunate to have taken masterclasses with Gary Graffman, Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Li Qi, Wu Ying, Pan Chun, Shao Dan, Sheng Yuan, Chen Manchun, Jiang Chen, Zhu Yafen and Vivian Suirong Li. In her spare time she enjoys reading, drawing, swimming, and of course, listening to music.