Updated: Jun 10
One of the main objectives of the Global Musicians and Arts Association is to sponsor, promote and foster talented young musicians around the world by providing international music platforms such as competitions, concerts, and masterclasses.
To this end, Global Musicians and Arts Association is thrilled to announce our collaboration with the acclaimed professional pianist Kate Liu, a Chopin Competition Bronze Medalist this June. She will be hosting a master class in NJ for promising students hoping to receive technical guidance, input, and training from one of the best pianists in the world. We hope to see you there!
Registration to the Master Class
The Master Class is open to all young pianist but only five skilled applicants will be selected to receive in-person instructions from Ms. Liu. The class will be open to the public so all families and teachers are welcome to listen.
Date: 10am-1pm on June 17th, 2023
Location: Art Building of Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd, Branchburg, NJ 08876
Application fee: $50
Submit a YouTube link of your most recent piano performance and Zelle the application fee to Global Musicians and Arts Association. The YouTube video will be evaluated by local musicians and judges. 7 finalists will be selected to attend the in-person class with Ms. Liu.
Application Deadline: June 12th, 2023
Email YouTube Link with applicant's name, age, music title and composer to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit Application Fee by Zelle to account: email@example.com
A Short of Bio of Kate Liu
Pianist Kate Liu gained international acclaim after winning the Bronze Medal and Best Mazurka Prize at the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Competition in Warsaw, Poland. She was also awarded the audience favorite prize voted by the Polish public on the Polish National Radio.
As a soloist, Kate has performed in many important venues, such as the Seoul Arts Center, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Severance Hall in Cleveland, La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Warsaw National Philharmonic, Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Shanghai Concert Hall, Osaka Symphony Hall, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Hall, Phillip’s Collection, and others. Orchestras she has collaborated with include the Cleveland Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Polish Radio Orchestra, Poznan Philharmonic, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Daegu Symphony Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic, Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, and Evanston Symphony Orchestra. Her debut album of works by Chopin was released on the Fryderyk Chopin Institute label in 2016.
Born in Singapore, Kate began playing the piano when she was four years old and moved to the United States when she was eight. Her private studies then were at the Music Institute of Chicago with Emilio del Rosario, Micah Yui and Alan Chow. Early on in her career, she was a prize-winner of several competitions including 1st Prizes at the Third Asia-Pacific International Chopin Competition and the New York International Piano Competition. She received a Bachelor’s degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, and a Master’s and Artist Diploma degree from The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Robert McDonald and Yoheved Kaplinsky.