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2017 Faculty
Mr James Guan
Piano Teacher (On Leave)


James Guan was born in Sydney and showed musical promise from a very early age. He began learning the piano accordion at the age of 6 and changed to piano at the age of 7.

 

James attended the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in China from 2000-2002, then the Sydney Conservatorium of Music High School from 2003. He began studies with Paul Rickard-Ford in 2007. He is presently studying at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the recipient of the Vimpani and Bessie Cook Scholarships. He was the winner of the Keyboard Unit’s Concerto Competition in his first year and the Open Age Piano Scholarship in Wollongong. He was also a finalist in the Vlassenko Competition in Brisbane in 2009, the Most Outstanding Recitalist in the 2011 Emerging Artists Series and a finalist the Kerikeri International Piano Competition in 2012. He was also the recipient of the Best Australian Award at the Sydney International Piano Competition in 2012.

In addition to these successes, James was a featured artist at City Recital Hall, Angel Place and performed numerous solo recitals in China and Australia to great critical acclaim.

 

Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance