Praised for his originality and exceptional musicianship, KaJeng was the winner at the Alaska International Piano E-Competition 2018, and was recently awarded Third Prize at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition 2019.
Previously, KaJeng achieved success at Los Angeles IPC and Young Concert Artist Audition in New York. He received a commendation by the Hong Kong government and has been selected to represent Hong Kong at multiple international platforms, performing at Esplanade in Singapore, Shanghai Concert Hall, Palau de la Musica Catalana and participated in festivals such as PianoTexas, Verbier Festival and Hong Kong Arts Festival. The featured documentary about his growth, “KJ: Music & Life”, was awarded Best Documentary at the Golden Horse Awards.
Besides his activities as a performer, he is involved in collaborative projects involving modern dance and theatres. Recently serving as Artist-in-residence at Zuni Icosahedron, they forged an ongoing relationship experimenting with various productions crossing classical music. He also writes prolifically about music and was featured at the Pianist Magazine. Lately, he hosted several TV/online programs promoting music in Asia. In the past 4 years, he has also curated the annual Music Lab Festival.
After studies with Nancy Loo and Gabriel Kwok in Hong Kong, KaJeng furthers his training under Prof. Emile Naoumoff at Indiana University. He is currently pursuing Artistic Diploma at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama under Prof. Ronan O’Hora, and with Prof. Julia Mustonen-Dahlkvist at the Ingesund School of Music.
Last update in Jan 2023