Shuo Pan, a native of China, is currently pursuing her DMA in piano performance at the University of Arizona with Professor Tannis Gibson. She completed her Bachelor of Music degree in piano at Capital Normal University in Beijing. At the same year, her essay “Discussing Beethoven’s Conflict Personality Based on the ‘Appassionata’ Sonata” was published by Musical Arts and Teachers’ Journal in China. In 2011, she was selected to study piano with Alexander Vershinin at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory as a foreign exchange student. In 2012, Shuo was awarded first prize at the second Hong Kong International Piano Competition.
Ms. Pan received her MM degree from Ithaca College in 2015 as a student of Dr. Jennifer Hayghe. In the 8th Annual Lois Trester Piano Competition Finals in 2017, Shuo got the third prize. She is excited to have received the 2017 Honorable Mention Prize in the Professional Division of the Debut International Piano Competition. As a result, she looks forward to two upcoming solo engagements: a June performance at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall and another at the historic Ehrbar Concert Hall in Vienna in August. An adventurous traveler and music enthusiast, she believes that life offers endless possibilities and opportunities.
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