Tony Kim, a sophomore at BASIS Ahwatukee, AZ, began his piano studies at the age of 9 under Dr. Yali Luo. He has won numerous awards in various piano competitions. In 2017, he earned second place at the Arizona Musicfest Piano Competition and third place in 2018. He also won the James Saverio Ruccolo Piano Award and Medalist with Distinction from the ASTMA competition, both in 2018. In 2019, he placed as alternate in the MTNA state division. In 2020, he received first place in the Avanti Steinway Junior Piano Competition.
You can find Tony’s performance here.