About the festival:
BAMA 4th International Summer Piano Festival has partnered with Royal Conservatory of Music (Canada) andToronto Steinway Gallery this year in Toronto. We welcome students all ages, and from all countries. This program has designed for piano students from intermediate level to professional level. Through this program, students will be able to take private piano lessons and and open to public masterclass, participate lectures, take chamber music lessons, group drama classes, and will be able to enjoy at least four recitals given by our artists.
Participants will also be able to perform at Final Grande Concert, and will be offering scholarship prizes to outstanding performers.
Details and ticketing information of the festival recitals will be announced soon!
Registration Deadline April 30th, 2019(Non-refundable Registration Fee of $80 will apply)
Scholarship Registration Deadline Feb 30, 2019(Non-refundable Registration Fee of $80 will apply)
Late Registration Deadline May 30, 2019 (Non-refundable Late Registration Fee of $150 CAN will apply)
Course DAY-PASS will be available as well!
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About the founder:
Sijing has given multiple recitals in many major music halls within the U.S, China and Europe, which includes George Weston Recital Hall at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, Atheneum Roman Music Hall in Bucharest, Benedict Music Tent in Aspen, Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale, Lincoln Theatre in Miami Beach, Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Peter Jay Sharp and Paul Recital Hall of Lincoln Center in New York, Beijing Music Hall, ZhongShan Music Hall, and Hong Kong City Concert Hall.
Sijing, also the winner of multiple awards, that include the First Prize at Gina Bachauer International Young Artist Piano Competition, of Salt Lake City, U.S.A.; winner of the Academic Piano Concerto Competition at the Aspen International Music Festival; First place at the 69th Steinway and Sons International Children and Youth Piano Competition; First Prize at the Competition Jeunesses Musicales Bucharest; Second Prize at the Canadian Chopin Competition, and Winner of Orchestra Toronto Concerto Competition Marta Hidy Prize for Piano.
Born in Southern China, Sijing began studying piano at age six, went on to study at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing under Bao Hui Qiao. In 2004, when Sijing was 12, she won the Second Prize at the Gina Bachauer International Junior Piano Competition. She then moved to New York two years later to study with Yoheved Kaplinsky at the Juilliard school (Precollege), where she graduated in 2010. Sijing has received her diploma in piano performance and Bachelor degree at the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto with full scholarship, under the tutelage of Mr. John Perry. She is also a student of pianists HungKuan Chen and Dang Thai Son.
In 2015 Season, Sijing made her debut in Koerner Hall in Toronto, under Maestro Nahan Brock. In 2016 season, she will also return to the Miami International Piano Festival in July.
Sijing is the founder and artist director of the Bellissimo Academy of Music and Arts. She became an ambassador and Recruitment Representative of the Miami International Piano Festival Academy since 2015.
" Sijing Ye's grace, elegance, rhythmic precision, tonal beauty, and technical agility of her performance recalled such famous Chopin specialists as Artur Rubinstein and Artturo Benedetti Michelangeli." as The Miami Herald recalled Sijing's Performance of Chopin Concerto in E minor.
Winner of the 2008 Gina Bachauer international Young Artist Piano Competition, Sijing Ye has appeared as soloist with Fort Worth Symphony under Maestro Miguel HarthBedoya, Big Spring Symphony under Maestro John Giordano, Xia Men Philharmonic Orchestra under Maestro Shi Jun Wang, Miami International Piano Festival Orchestra and Maestro William Noll.