Jiaqi Cheng

Jiaqi Cheng

Jiaqi Cheng

26 years old
New South Wales

Jiaqi Cheng has a Bachelor and Master of Music from the Manhattan School of Music and received a Licentiate of Music, Australia (LMusA) and Associate of Music, Australia (AMusA) from the Australian Music Examinations Board.

Currently residing in Sydney, Jiaqi is a professional concert pianist who has received numerous national and international accolades and scholarships. He also teaches piano and performs solo recitals, chamber music and other collaborative projects.

Over the years, Jiaqi has developed as a musician under the guidance of Clemens Leske, William Wolfram and the late Phillip Kawin. He has also collaborated with Marc Silverman, Alexander Korsantia, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Matti Raekallio, Heasook Rhee and Phillip Shovk.

Jiaqi has performed at venues across Australia, America, the United Kingdom and China, including the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Town Hall, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and The Riverside Church in New York.

Committed to music education, community engagement and pedagogical research, Jiaqi led a sold-out series of Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto Marathon performances across Australia in 2023 in honour of the composer's 150th anniversary.

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