At the age of nine, Zhongshu Joshua Chen won 31（Thirty one） Grand Prix, Absolute First Prizes and First Prizes at international competitions worldwide. Zhongshu studies piano with Teguh Sukaryo at Teguh Sukaryo International Music School (TSIMS) Jakarta, Indonesia. Twice invited to perform at the Carnegie Hall NYC and the Salzburg Mozarteum Zaal at the age of eight, Zhongshu has since won the heart of the jury and the audience alike. The following are the list of Zhongshu’s achievement in the last two years (inexhaustive list):
-The Grand Prix Winner at Art Rogaska VI International Art Competition Slovenia-Austria, 2021.
-Absolute First Prize winner 100/100 at International Piano Competition Mozart, Europe, 2021.
– First Prize winner and Best Performance Classical Piece Special Award recipient at Nordic International Piano Competition, Sweden, 2021.
-Absolute Award winner at The 3rd WPTA International Piano Competition Finland 2021 Category C
-Grand Prize winner (Absolute First Prize with 100 points) in A3 Category and Robert Muczynski Special Prize at the Elite Musicians International Competitions, Romania, 2021.
-Highest First Prize winner 100/100 at VII Slobomir International Music Competition, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021 in Category I.
-Absolute First Prize winner 100/100 at VI Amigdala School Competition, Sicily, Italy, 2021
-Grand Prix winner at Wonder Keys International Piano Competition, Germany, 2021
-Grand Prize winner at International Youth Music Competition, Atlanta, USA, 2021
-First Prize winner (Gold medal and $600) in the elementary category at The 2021 Spotlight International Piano Competition, USA
-First Prize winner at Piccolo Piano Talents International Competition for Young Pianists, Serbia, 2021
-First Prize winner at 1st International Piano Competition Music Phenomena, Poland, 2020
-First Prize winner at VI Odin International Music Competition, European Academic Artists Association, January 2021
-First Prize winner and Special Prize winner of Best Performance of Classical Period at The 2nd World Piano E-Competition “Napolinova” Italy, 2021
-First Prize winner at 21st Century Talents Music Competition, Ottawa, Canada, 2021
-First Prize winner at Constantine The Great International Competition, Faculty of Arts Nis, Serbia 2021
-First Prize winner at 3° Concorso Internazionale Pianistico “Citta’ di Oleggio”, Italy 2021, Category
– Absolute First Prize winner at 4° Concorso di Esecuzione Musicale Città di Sarzana, Italy, 2021, category A.
-First Prize winner at Golden Classical Music Award International Competition, NYC, USA, January 2021
-Gold Star winner at Music and Stars Awards International Competition, Spain, 2021
-Grand Prix Laureate Gold Award winner with Perfect Score 100/100 at Sergei Rachmaninoff International Online Piano Competition, Category A, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021
-First Prize winner at International Music Competition Opus 21, Krakow, Poland, 2021
-1st Prize winner at the Gustav Mahler Prize Piano Competition, Prague, Czech Republic, 2021, category 1 and Special Prize for interpretation of composition by Ludwig van Beethoven.
-Absolute First Prize winner with 100 points. The recipient of “Promising Talent Award” at The Great Masters International Piano Competition Vladimir Horowitz Edition, 2021, Category A and Best Performance of A Classical Piece Special Award Winner.
-First Prize winner at The North International Music Competition Stockholm, Sweden, 2021, II category.
-First Prize winner and Special Prize “Nouvelles Etoiles” winner at The 4th Edition of Nouvelles Etoiles International Competition, Paris, France, 2021
-First Prize winner at Piano Competition Online International Competition For Pianists, Poland, 2021. III Category
-First Prize winner at Four Notes International Piano Competition, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,2021, Piano solo I.
-1st Absolute Prize – Scholarship winner with highest mark at Iscart International Music Competition, Lugano, Switzerland, 2021
-First Place winner and Honors winner at 2021 Khemsiri x DFC Int’l Piano competition,Hong Kong.
-First Prize winner and the Exceptional Young Talent Award winner at Salzburg Grand Prize Virtuoso International Competition, Austria, July 2020
-First Prize winner at Golden Classical Music Award International Competition, NYC, USA, January 2020
-Second Prize winner at International Music Award Vienna Austria, Franz Schubert Konservatorium, 2021
-Second Prize winner at Singapore International Piano Competition, January 2020
-An invitee to perform at the Cargenie Hall, NYC. Two times, 2020 and 2021
-An invitee to perform at Mozarteum Zaal, Salzburg, Austria, 2020
You can find Zhongshu’s performance here.