Audience Choice Award Competitor
JERRY TIAN 🎹 pianist
Canadian pianist Jerry Tian studies with Olga Chichova and has received multiple first prizes at regional competitions including the Peel, Burlington, North York, and Kiwanis Music Festivals. Provincially, he has placed annually at the Ontario Music Festival Association competition (first in 2017, second in 2018, and first in 2020). Jerry attended the Canadian National Music Competition in 2018 and was awarded third place in the under-13 category. In 2019, he won second place at the American Protege International Romantic Music Competition. In addition, Jerry won first place at the 2021 GOCAA International Piano Competition. He was selected in the 2020 Chopin Jeune Competition in Switzerland, and has attended masterclasses with Boris Petrushansky, Sofya Gulyak, Brett Kingsbury, Mia Bach and Nina Schipani. Jerry loves to share music with others and is actively involved in volunteer work, playing piano at hospitals and retirement homes.