William Ge, USA
William Ge, born in 2007, is a 3rd grader at the Shamona Creek Elementary School. He began studying piano at the age of 4 and half and currently studies under Dr. Igor Resnianski and Mrs. Elena Berman at the Nelly Berman School of Music. William has been a scholarship recipient from the Nelly Berman School of Music since 2014.
At age 6, he performed at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall as the first prize winner in the International Crescendo Competition and was awarded the “Best Performance” within his age group. He has also won the first prize in the American Protégé Music Talent Competition in fall 2014. In the spring of 2016, he won a number of awards including the second prize at the VII Chopin International Piano Competition Junior category; the Special Mention in his very first concerto/orchestra competition, the 59th Young Artists’ Competition of Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra (open to all instrumentalists age 18 and under and voice up to age 23); In April, he performed at Carnegie Hall again for the Winners Recital of the 10th Annual Dr. Andor Kiszely Auditioned Concert for Solo, Concerto & Ensembel auditioned by Philadelphia Music Teachers Association. He has performed at the Weill Hall of Carnegie Hall three times.
Aside from piano, William also plays violin, he is a member of Baroque Players of the Center for Gifted Young Musicians at the Music Preparatory Division of the Temple University. William enjoys reading, swimming, drawing, computer programming and video games.