Audience Choice Award Competitor



Thai pianist Thannapas Luanpitpong started piano at age three, and is currently studying with Pornphan Banternghansa and Christopher Janwong Mckiggan at the Piano Academy of Bangkok. She has won numerous first prizes in music competitions including: the Platinum Prize for highest score in The Joyeux Music International Competition (Singapore, 2021), first prize and Best Etude Award at The UCSI University International Piano Festival & Competition (Malaysia, 2020), first prize at Southeast Asia Piano Competition (Malaysia, 2020), and first prize at Yamaha Thailand Music Festival (Electone solo in 2020, piano solo and kids singing in 2019). She won third prize at the Sicily International Piano Festival & Competition (Italy, 2019) for piano solo (ages 8-18), and was invited to perform at three concerts at Carnegie Hall at age six. Thannapas has been named an Outstanding Youth by the Thai Ministry of Education for her achievements in music.