Kevin Jang, a 19-year-old from New Jersey, began piano lessons at the age of four. He has won numerous top awards at competitions, including the Alberti International Piano Competition, the International Young Artist Piano Competition in Washington D.C., the Jacob Flier International Piano Competition, the Rovere d’Oro International Young Talents Piano Competition, and the You Got Rhythm Young Artists Competition.
Since his orchestral debut at age nine, Kevin has appeared as piano soloist with various orchestras such as the Bravura Philharmonic, Edison Symphony, Juilliard Pre-College Chamber Orchestra, Monmouth Symphony, Orchestra Filarmonica Veneta, Orchestra Sinfonica di Chioggia, Philadelphia Biblical University Symphony, Plainfield Symphony, Summit Symphony, Warminster Symphony, and the Westfield Symphony. He has performed at such prestigious concert venues as Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, Lied Center of Kansas, New Jersey State Theatre, and Steinway Hall in New York City.
In 2005, Kevin was awarded “Artist of the Season” by the Edison Arts Society and featured in “The Arts in Edison” Cable TV program. In addition, he is a grant recipient from the Children's Foundation for the Arts. Kevin has played in the master classes of John Perry, Enrique Graf, André-Michel Schub, and Lang Lang.
Currently, Kevin studies piano under the tutelage of Bruce Brubaker at the New England Conservatory of Music. He has attended The Juilliard School Pre-College Division with scholarships from the Hecksher Foundation and Gordon Roberts. His former teachers include Susan Starr, Victoria Mushkatkol, Chiu-Tze Lin, Yelena Ivanov, and Elena Lisitsian.
~ September 2013 in New Jersey, USA