Jeslyn Zhu Cai, 16 years old, studies with Dr. Peter Mack and Mrs. Karlyn Brett. She has won acclaim in over 25 regional, national, and international competitions. She was the first-place winner in the WA-State MTNA and second in National MTNA Duet, as well as first in both Junior/Senior Washington Outstanding Artists. Jeslyn’s most recent accomplishments include top prizes in the World Piano Teacher Association competition in Spain, Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition, Cap Ferret Music Festival in France, Pacific Youth Music Society Piano Competition, American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music, Steinway Virtual Piano Competition, Arizona Piano Institute Virtual Solo Competition, Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition, and the Bellagrande International Music Competition. Her achievements have led her with performances in Weill Recital Hall, Berlin Philharmonic Hall, Teatro Studio Borgna in Rome, and the Sallet Cortot in Paris. In her offtime, she enjoys baking, reading, volunteering in her community, and rehearsing with her string quartet.
You can find Jeslyn’s 2022 Spring Music Competition piano performance here.