Anson K. Sin
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance, 2023 (Expected)
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy
SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY
Master of Music in Music Performance
HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music
Possessing a rare combination of musical instinct, unique performance style and technique, Anson K. Sin has found success in performances and competitions worldwide. He was first recognized for his debut performance with the Port Townsend Symphony Orchestra at the age of eighteen, for which he received glowing reviews from critics: “Phenomenal in both the violin and the piano,” wrote Peninsula Daily News. “His beautiful playing is lovely, intimate, impression all in one… I could hear crisp, clear lines and details… brilliant control of the characters… very convincing style and bravura!,“ wrote Oregon Music Teachers National Association. Anson has performed as a concert pianist internationally in many well-known concert halls in the world, including New York City - Carnegie Hall and Hong Kong Cultural Center.
As a graduate student in the program of Doctor Of Musical Arts at University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, Sin studies and teaches as a graduate employee in the University’s School of Music and Dance. While in this program, he earned his second Master's degree in Piano Pedagogy.
Anson has performed both as a soloist and a collaborative pianist. He has participated in a variety of performance activities, including Wind Symphony and Concert Choir at Southern Oregon University, and Hong Kong International Youth Philharmonia. During his studies, he has been coached by renowned pianists: Jeffrey Biegel, Dean Kramer, Anton Nel, Jerome Rose, and Peter Serkin.
While he was studying at Peninsula College in the United States in 2013, Sin was invited to play Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no.1 and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, with Port Townsend Community Orchestra as both a solo pianist and violinist conducted by Mr. Dewey Ehling. When Anson studied at Southern Oregon University, he performed on many occasions in their concert hall and the community of Rogue Valley, Oregon. Sin performed Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No.3, accompanied by Alexander Tutunov in 2018. While studying at Hong Kong Baptist University, Sin performed the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 with the university orchestra conducted by Wilson Ng in December 2015.
In February 2017, Sin was prizewinner with silver award in Manhattan International Young Artists Music Festival Competition leading to an invitation to perform in the Prizewinners Gala Concert at New York Carnegie Hall in July 2017. In 2018, he was the first prizewinner in Glory International Modern & Contemporary Music Competition, Great Composers International Music Competition, and Grande Ronde Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition. In November 2018, he was awarded and named the first-place alternate in theOregon MTNA-Steinway Young Artist Competition. In 2019, he was one of the prizewinners in Oregon State Petri Scholarship Competition. Sin has won competitions in Hong Kong, including Winner in 2016 Hong Kong Asia - Pacific Youth Piano Competition, and Hong Kong (Asia) Youth Piano Competition 2015, First Class in the Open Class of 2014 Tchaikovsky and Kabalevsky Piano Competition of 14th Hong Kong (Asia Pacific) Piano Competition.