Gianni Chung lives in San Carlos, California where he is a Sophomore at Crystal Springs Uplands School. He has been studying harp with Alexandra Perdew for five years. He has also studied piano and music theory. Gianni is also interested in finance and sports. He loves playing basketball and has served as a Co-Captain for his school’s Junior Varsity Basketball Team. Outside of school, Gianni works as a Business Operation Intern at Team Esface Academy gaining real-world skills. He also loves guiding young children and volunteers as a tutor for elementary students in the local community.
Gianni won Charleston International Music Competition in 2021 and Third Prize in the 2021 Arpademia Celtic Harp Competition. In Spring 2021, he was selected as the Most Promising Performer in the 20th & 21st Century Composers category, at the KPU International Music Festival, achieving Gold Standing judged by Nancy Allen at the Julliard School. In Fall 2021, Gianni was a finalist at the VAYA International Music Festival.
You can find Gianni’s 2021 Contemporary Music Competition harp performance here.
You can find Gianni’s 2022 20th Century Music Competition harp performance here.