Announcing Taige Wang as the Recipient of the 2024 Sempre Musick Rising Artist Award​

Taige Wang will perform as a soloist with the Sempre Musick Orchestra on May 25 at 3:00 pm. 

Taige is also a winner of the 2023 Sempre Musick Composition Competition. His piano trio, Chopin vs Chopin 2.0, will also be performed on May 25. 

TAIGE WANG, 13, studies piano at The Juilliard School with Yoheved Kaplinsky. He is a young scholar of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation. 

In 2023, as the youngest competitor, Taige made the quarterfinals at The Cliburn Junior Competition, and was one of the three finalists at Thomas and Evon Cooper International Piano Competition, where he performed with the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra. 

Taige appeared on the show From the Top in 2021 and at From The Top’s 2022 Gala, in which he was the youngest of three nationally-selected musicians. He has played at various prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium, Nixon Presidential Library Museum, Lincoln Center, Severance Hall, and Henan Grand Theater (China).

Taige studies composition with Bruce Adolphe. As a prize-winning composer, his piano trio Chopin vs Chopin 2.0 was commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and he performed its debut at Alice Tully Hall on April 16, 2023. 

Taige received the President’s Volunteer Service Gold Award in 2022.