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About Me

In March 2019, 17 years old Ranfei was honoured to be awarded as the third Young Steinway Artist in Canada by Ron Losby, President & CEO of Steinway & Sons. 

Ranfei Wang will graduate from Burnaby North Secondary School in British Columbia with average mark of 97% in June 2019. Among several offers and scholarships from world-class music schools in the US (New England Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, Peabody School of Music, San Francisco Conservatory) and UK (RCM, RAM), Ranfei chose to go to New England Conservatory in Boston, USA to study piano performance with Prof. Gabriel Chodos in September 2019.

Ranfei Wang began studying piano in August 2009 at the age of seven with piano teacher Fafan Xiao, and then studied with pianist Ellen Silverman in Vancouver, and renowned pianist Susan Starr in Philadelphia, and Craig Sheppard in Seattle. Ranfei studied with the prestigious pianist Robert Silverman in Vancouver for many years.

In May 2012, Ranfei won the Yamaha Grand Prize at the Piano Star Competition in Vancouver. 

In July 2012, Ranfei competed in the prestigious Canadian Music Competition National Final and won 2nd place in the piano age 10 category. 

In 2014, Ranfei won the third prize in the age 11 - 14 group at the AADGT International Young Gifted Musicians Festival and the American Protégé International Piano & Strings Competition, and performed at Carnegie Hall in New York. 

In July 2015, Ranfei won the Gold Medal in the Level A category and the Olga Kern Special Award at the International Keyboard Odyssiad competition in Fort Collins, USA, and was invited to play the “Carnival of the Animals” with Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra in April 2016.

In 2017, Ranfei won the Bronze Medal at the Vancouver International Music Competition, and competed in the 5th Liszt International Piano Competition in Weimar, Germany. 

In 2018, Ranfei won the First Place of the Professional Category of GOCAA International Competition in Los Angles, USA, and won the Signatory Award.

In 2018, Ranfei gave a solo piano recital in Gateway Theatre in Richmond, BC to raise $6000 to Richmond Hospital Foundation.

In 2019, Ranfei won the Silver Medal in the professional category at the Pan-Pacific International Piano Competition in Vancouver.

Ranfei has been volunteering at Vancouver Young Pianist Club serving the community with classical music since 2013.

王然飞,17岁,2019年荣获青年施坦威艺术家称号,成为加拿大第三位获此殊荣的青年钢琴家。

2019年,被多家世界顶级音乐学院录取,其中包括英国伦敦皇家音乐学院Royal College of Music,Royal Academy of Music,美国新英国兰音乐学院NEC,曼哈顿音乐学院,皮博迪音乐学院,旧金山音乐学院。 最终王然飞选择了位于美国波士顿的新英国兰音乐学院NEC,跟随前钢琴系主任Gabriel Chodos教授学习钢琴演奏专业。

王然飞2019年毕业于北本拿比中学,平均分97分。2009年7岁开始在温哥华跟肖发凡老师学习钢琴,后来又从师于Ellen Silverman和Susan Starr, Craig Sheppard。王然飞在温哥华跟随加拿大著名钢琴家Robert Silverman学习多年。

2012年5月,王然飞获得温哥华钢琴之星比赛雅马哈最高奖。

2012年7月,他赢得加拿大全国钢琴比赛10岁组第二名的好成绩。

2014年初他获得纽约AADGT 和American Protégé国际钢琴比赛第三名,并在纽约卡内基音乐厅表演了肖邦夜曲。

2014年10月,王然飞入选5年一次的加拿大肖邦大赛,在多伦多参加了青少年组(16岁以下)的决赛。

2015年7月,他在美国Fort Collins获得International Keyboard Odyssiad国际比赛的金牌,并且获得邀请在2016年4月与Fort Collins交响乐团合作演奏“动物嘉年华”。

2017年,王然飞获得温哥华国际钢琴比赛铜奖。同年参加了在德国魏玛举行的第5界国际李斯特钢琴大赛。

2018年在美国洛杉矶荣获全球杰出华人艺术家GOCAA国际钢琴比赛专业A组一等奖,并获得签约少年钢琴家奖!

2018年在Gateway Theatre成功举办个人慈善音乐会,为列治文医院捐款$6000元!

2019年温哥华环太平洋国际钢琴比赛,专业组银奖(金奖空缺)。

Awards

Young Steinway Artist Award

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Steinway & Sons is more than just a brand -- it is a symbol of musical excellence and the highest level of artistry one can achieve.

GOCAA Signatory Youth Pianist

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The 6th GOCAA International Piano Competition in LA, USA, in 2018.

Outstanding Young Ambassador

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Awarded by Sing Tao Daily and VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation in 2019.

Signed by Premier of British Columbia, Minister of State For Trade, and Member of Parliament for Richmond Centre.

Pacific Rim International Piano Competition

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Silver Award in the Adult Category (age 18 and up, Gold Award was not awarded) in 2019, when Ranfei was 17 years old.