Arisa (Ari) Wangwittaya started her piano journey at the age of 4.5 which remained casual for the first few years. Her skill has improved by leaps and bounds after she began her study under the guidance of Dr Pornphan Banternghansa at the Piano Academy of Bangkok from March 2018. Ari’s first competition was the Paris Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition 2019 which she was awarded 1st prize and Exceptional Young Talent Special Prize and debuted at the Philharmonie de Paris in April 2019. Ari later performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London in the same year for the London Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition 2019 which she was awarded the same top prizes. In 2020, Ari was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York as a winner of AADGT International Young Gifted Musicians Festival Passion of Music 2020 and American Protégé International Piano & Strings Competition 2020. She has later been awarded prizes in many other international competitions including First Prizes in the Singapore International Piano Competition 2020, the HK International Youth Performance Arts Festival 2020, CMTG-Young Musician Competition & Festival 2021 and Platinum Award in The 1st Young Concert Artists International Piano Competition 2021. Besides piano, Ari is an avid dancer and book reader.
You can find Arisa’s 2022 20th Century Music Competition piano performance here.