International prize-winning pianist Gregory Wang thrives as soloist, collaborator, and chamber musician. The last teaching assistant of renowned Beaux Arts Trio pianist Menahem Pressler, he has performed in venues such as the Kennedy Center and Severance Hall in Cleveland. His performing projects venture into the realms of Baroque, jazz, gospel, and even other instruments. As creative director of the Ensemble Polygon, he organizes concert programs that fuse classics with undiscovered treasures, bringing varied, colorful repertoire to venues in southeast Germany. As founder of chiarina media, he provides broadcast-quality music media to other up-and-coming musicians in the area, aiming to raise the general level and quality of exposure for other young artists.
Doctor of Music | Indiana University | 2016 – 2021
Artist Diploma | Indiana University | 2015 – 2017
Performer’s Certificate | Indiana University | 2015
Master of Music | Indiana University | 2013 – 2015
Bachelor of Music | Oberlin Conservatory | 2009-2013
Bronze Medal, Teresa Carreño International Master Piano Competition (2017)
Second Prize, Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Division (2013)
Third Prize, San Jose International Piano Competition (2011)
Winner, Indiana University Concerto Competition, Rachmaninoff 3rd (2016)
Previous teachers and mentors include Jean-Louis Haguenauer, Peter Takács, and Dr. Benjamin Caton, while additional training came from Emanuel Ax, Gabriela Montero, Kirill Gerstein, Olga Kern, André Watts, Emile Naoumoff, Jerome Lowenthal, Julian Martin, Robert
McDonald, Evelyne Brancart, and Alexander Kobrin. His studies were made possible by teaching positions both at Indiana University Bloomington and Franklin College in Indiana.