Ryan Sheng is a 13 years old pianist from San Jose, California. He began learning to play the piano at the age of 4 and since then has performed internationally in the U.S, Austria, Poland, Italy, France and Australia. Most recently, he has performed in 4 concerts at Semper music Festival in Italy. Ryan Sheng was one of the official contestants of 2016 Gina Bachauer International Competition and the prize winner of many local and international competitions, including the Rosario Marciano International Piano Competition, the San Jose International Piano Competition, the Schlern International Piano Competition, the Pacific Music Competition, and the US Open Music Competition.
Besides playing piano, Ryan also enjoys fencing and playing oboe. He is currently the principal oboist in the Chaboya Middle school Symphonic Band.
Ryan Sheng studied with Mrs. Anna Polonsky for 5 years and his current teacher is professor Frank Levy. He has also benefited from lessons and master classes with other great pianists such as John Perry, Robert McDonald, Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Stephen Moller, and Erna Gulabyan.