Sydney

JOHN PAINTER HALL

AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE of MUSIC

Friday 25 June 2021
6:15 pm (100’) AEST
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Jake Cheong

Recital Repertoire

Liszt

Ballade No. 2


Haydn

Sonata in C major XVI 50


Chopin

Etude No. 5, Op.10


Prokofiev 

4 Etudes


INTERVAL


Liszt

Tarantella


Shostakovich

Prelude and Fugue No.21


Harvey

Pink nautilus


Prokofiev

Sonata No.6

Biography

Jake  Cheong was born in South Korea and started to learn the piano at the  age of 5. Jake began his studies with Professor Gerard Willems in 2015,  and currently studies with Dr. Paul Rickard-Ford. He has competed in  numerous eisteddfods and achieved many prestigious awards. Jake was  chosen as a finalist for the Sydney Eisteddfod Kawai Scholarship in  2019. His performance was broadcasted on Fine Music FM. Through his  successful achievements, he was invited to perform solo recitals around  New South Wales. He was awarded first place in an international music  competition, earning himself an invitation to perform in Vienna. Jake  was awarded grants of four years from the Bouddi Foundation for the Arts  since 2017. He performed in Youth in Performing Arts and was a  representative for performing in Central Coast Showcase. Jake achieved  full marks in HSC music extension and was nominated for encore. He  attended a masterclass with Alexander Gavrylyuk hosted by the Theme and  Variations Foundation. Jake currently studies Bachelor of Music  (Performance) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and was awarded the  John and Dorothy Vimpani Pianoforte Scholarship. In 2020, he was awarded  the Clarence Addison Turill Scholarship from The University of Sydney.  He was recently a finalist in the 2020 Ettlingen International Piano  Competition.