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Meihui An

Meihui An, piano

Born in Beijing in China, Meihui started playing the piano at the age of four. When she was six, she made her piano solo debut at the Central Conservatory of Music. While in China, Meihui studied at the affiliated middle school of China Conservatory of Music. In 2017, she moved to the United States and continued her studies at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School, where she studied the piano with Jung-A Bang, attended NEC Prep Senior Piano Seminar, and played chamber music with her trio under the tutelage of Aimee Tsuchiya. Currently, Meihui is pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Eastman School of Music, where she studies with Joseph Rackers. In addition, she is planning to pursue a double degree in Bachelor of Arts from University of Rochester.

As a prize winner, Meihui An has won numerous competitions, including the Kawai Asia Competition, the Toyama Piano Competition, the 59th International Grotrian Piano Competition In Honor of Clara Schumann, and the Santa Cecilia International Competition. In recent years, she won the first prize of Brockton Symphony Orchestra's Dr. Carol Vasconcellos Youth Concerto Competition, honorable mention in Quincy Symphony Orchestra’s Eleanor B. Nelson Concerto Competition, and she was one of the finalists at the Young Artists Competition of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

An active performer, Meihui has appeared in various concert venues, including the Lu Xun Literary Institute, the Grand Theater at Henan Arts Center, the Jianguo Hotel Beijing, the Central Conservatory of Music, the China Conservatory of Music, the New England Conservatory, and the Eastman School of Music. She has also participated in renowned music festivals including Beijing International Piano Festival, the Zhong Yin Cup National Youth Piano Arts Festival, and Aspen Music Festival.

Not only passionate for classical music, Meihui is also a fan of pop, alternative, and rock music. She played in the musical Footloose as a keyboardist in the high school pit band, and she enjoys playing the guitar. In the summer of 2020, Meihui successfully self-released her first album, Meihui Classical, on Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube Music, and other music platforms.