Meining Wu -- Junior Artists
2nd Prize, 13, usa
Meining Wu is a 13-year-old pianist living in California USA. She started first piano lesson at six and is studying with Professor Hans Boepple. Meining has won numerous top prizes in prestigious competitions including 1st place in 2022 CAPMT Honors District 2 (3rd place in State Final), finalist in 2022 Weatherford College International Piano Competition, 1st places in 2021 International Competitions including Young Verona, Windsor, Chopin Avenue (concerto category), Grand Prize of Rising Star category in 2021 Chicago, 1st Alternate in MTAC PCS Northern Regional Competition Solo, as well as 2nd places in 2021 Bellagrande, Harmonium Online Plus and USIMC Concerto Category, ENKOR, and Top Tier finish in 2021 Orbetello International Competitions; 1st places with "Young Artist Award" in 2020 USIMC, KAMSA, US New Star and US Open Music Competitions, Finalist in 2020 Pacific Musical Society & Foundation Annual Competition, 2nd place in Marilyn Mindell 2020 and 2021 Piano Competitions, as well as 2020 Steinway Virtual Piano Competition US and Canada. Meining was selected to 2020 San Jose International Piano Competition Workshop and studied with Professor Antonio Pompa-Baldi. She has performed in Master Class with Professor Emerita Lenora Brown. Meining was also invited to 2022 Vivace Piano Festival.