Kaede Suzuki

Kaede Suzuki

Kaede Suzuki is currently a Sophomore at William Mason High school in Mason, Ohio. She has been learning the piano performance seriously since 11 years old.

She won numerous competitions such as Nathaniel Patch Piano Competition 2018 (2nd Place) Tri-State piano Concerto competition (1st Place), CCM piano competition 2018 (1st Place), Julia Bartlett Concerto Competition 2019 (3rd Place), Buckeye Competition 2021 in SW Ohio division (2nd place: Runner up) and won three Gold medals of 2019 OMTA Audition Festival, American Protégé International Music Talent Competition Fall 2021 (1st Place), Charleston International Piano Competition 2021 (2nd Place), American Protégé International String and Piano Competition 2022 (2nd Place), Charleston International Classical Music Competition 2022 (3rd Place), Graves Piano Competition 2022 Senior Solo Division 4th Place, 2 gold medals and a silver medal for Audition Festival, and won honorable mention for Buckeye Audition 2022. Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition 2022 as a semi-finalist, A participant of Ascent International Chamber Music Festival 2022 as a pianist.

She had opportunities of having many master classes such as by Mr. Frederic Chiu in 2019, Vladimir Stoupel, Dr. Dror Biran, Mr. Michael Chartock, and Ms. Sandra Rivers in July, 2022, and a piano lesson by Internationally renown pianist and a CCM Graduate School Piano Professor, Mr. Eugene Pridonoff in June, 2021.
She has selected as the pianist for the Top Mason High School Band to perform several piano concertos at 2022-2023 Wind Symphony Midwest Conference in Chicago in December 2022.

Her performance at Carnegie Hall, NY has scheduled on December 28th, 2022. Her another performance at Carnegie Hall has scheduled on June 4th, 2023.

She enjoys to have some mini recitals at hospitals and senior care facilities in local.
She also enjoys playing the clarinet as a band member at her school.

Her favorite pianists are Evgeny Kissin, Mitsuko Uchida, Kyohei Sorita, Yuja Wang, and Martha Argerich.

She learned the piano performance from Dr. Polina Bespalko since 2018. She started her piano study with Dr. Jackson Leung since April, 2022.

You can find Kaede’s 2021 International Piano Competition performance here.

You can find Kaede’s 2022 Classical Music Competition piano performance here.

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