Solomon Ge, piano
Co-presented with the Ross McKee Foundation
J. S. Bach English Suite No. 3 in G minor
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata in E minor, Op. 90
Maurice Ravel Sonatine
Solomon Ge Threnody
Sergei Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 7
Solomon Ge is a pianist and composer from San Jose. He currently studies piano with Ms. Haesun Paik at the New England Conservatory of Music and formerly studied with Prof. Yoshikazu Nagai at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. In 2021, he won First Prize at the Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition and the Ann & Charles Eisemann International Young Artists Competition. He has also won top prizes in numerous local to international competitions including the 2019 International e-piano Junior Competition, Ross McKee Piano Competition, and Mondavi Young Artists Competition.
He has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, Richardson Symphony Orchestra, Peninsula Symphony, Palo Alto Philharmonic, Round Rock Symphony Orchestra and California Youth Symphony, and has been invited to join the San Jose Youth Symphony on tour to Europe as a soloist.
He has also participated in the 2018 and 2019 Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival in Italy and the 2019 International Maestro Piano Festival in Taipei, and has performed in masterclasses for Jerome Lowenthal, Maria João Pires, Garrick Ohlsson, Dang Thai Son and John Perry, among others.