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Steinway Artist 

Chairman & Artistic Director,

PREMIA International Young Artists Music Festival


PREMIA International Young Artists Music Festival (formerly Manhattan international Young Artists Music Festival) aims to inspire young musicians in the pursuit of artistic excellence, provide them with the unparalleled experience of performing at the prestigious Weill Recital Hall at CARNEGIE HALL New York, and create an international platform for young musicians to interact and learn from world renowned performers and pedagogues. 1st PREMIA Festival 2017 was successful with over 250 participants and 25 Prizewinners performed at Carnegie Hall "Prizewinners Gala Concert


2nd PREMIA Festival 2022 expanded considerably: 2 Forums to inspire music learning in the young; ONLINE Competition for ages 4-25; CARNEGIE HALL Prizewinners Concert New York; 5 Masterclasses FREE for all Competition Participants to interact with renowned International Jury; CARNEGIE HALL Scholarships for Prizewinners with financial needs; 30 Grand Prizes as Masterclass Awards.


The 2nd PREMIA Festival promises to be an exciting and enriching experience for all. I highly encourage you to participate, and look forward to seeing you at the Festival!