Hao Yang, China (Cleveland Debut)
First Prize 2015 Guitar Foundation of America International Youth Competition (Senior Division)

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Chinese guitarist Hao Yang, 16, entered the Curtis Insititue of Music in 2014 and studies with renowned guitarists David Starobin and Jason Vieaux.

Ms. Yang has won top prizes in numerous guitar competitions. She is the first prize winner of the 2015 Guitar Foundation of America International Youth Competition (Senior Division). She was awarded first prizes in both the high school and college divisions at the Columbus State University International Guitar Competition. She is also the first prize winner of the Andres Segovia 7th International Guitar Competition.

Ms. Yang has been invited to perform at music festivals including the Beijing and Tianjin Guitar festivals. She has performed concerts in major venues such as Miller Theater, Princeton Sound Kitchen, and Subculture NYC. As a chamber musician, Hao Yang made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2015, premiering the duo piece ‘Talking Guitars’ by world renowned composer Paul Lansky and recorded it with the Grammy award winning label Bridge Records Inc.