Alicia Elsom

Alicia Elsom

Born in China, Alicia started learning piano at the age of 7. After three years of learning piano, she has awarded the highest piano examination of the Central Conservatory of Music School of Piano Grading Test level 10 certificate. She then pursues her piano study in Australia. In 2014, she has accepted into the Young Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University at the age of 13. Soon she started competing in piano competitions from the age of 15, participating and winning multiple prizes including the second and third prizes in Queensland Piano Competition from 2017 to 2019, 3rd prize in 2021 Brisbane Youth International Music Festival and 1st prize in 2022 King’s Peak International Music Competition. Between the year of 2019 and 2020, she has been awarded Australian Music Examination Board’s AMusA (Association Music Award) and LMusA (Licentiate Music Award) certificates both for piano performance respectively. Alicia has given numerous recitals in China and Australia and received masterclasses from Mark Griffiths and Alexander Gadjiev. She has studied piano with Russian tutelages Oleg Stepanov, Natasha Vlasenko and Igor Machlak and Australian pianist Glenn Riddle. She is also a recipient in major scholarships during her studies at university. Alicia is now studying her third year at Sydney Conservatorium of Music with Head of Keyboard Professor Stephanie McCallum.

You can find Alicia’s 2022 European Music Competition piano performance here.