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. His performances have included appearances at Lincoln Center in New York, Symphony Hall and Jordan Hall in Boston, Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Woolsey Hall in Connecticut, DeBartolo Performing Center in Indiana, A.B. Michelangeli Hall in Italy, Salzburger Barockmuseum and Universität Mozarteum in Austria, National Concert Hall in Taipei, and 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. He is in demand as a concert pianist and has performed with world-class artists, including Itzhak Perlman, Lev Klychkov, Feng Ning, Borromeo String Quartet, members of the New York Philharmonic, and The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, among others. Additionally, Peter is passionate about new music and has premiered and recorded contemporary solo and chamber works by Kenji Bunch, Behzad Ranjbaran, and Victor Kong.
Peter holds degrees from the New England Conservatory, The Juilliard School, and Yale University. He has studied under the tutelage of renowned pianists such as Hung-Kuan Chen, Alexander Korsantia, Meng-Chieh Liu, Robert Levin, Boris Slutsky, Peter Serkin, and Jeffrey Kahane. Currently, he is pursuing a Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in piano performance at the University of Southern California.
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, San Francisco, and Taipei. 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 New England Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, Yale University, and Boston University. Peter is the artistic director of The Royal International Piano Competition and serves as a jury member at several international piano competitions.