Derek Wang, piano

Hometown: Needham, Massachusetts

Meet Derek

Derek Wang appeared on Show 288, recorded in April 2014, at age 15. He also performed in the From the Top Band’s 2015 mashup cover of “Can’t Feel My Face | Where Are Ü Now”.

Program bio from Show 288:

Derek Wang (piano), 15, is from Needham, Massachusetts, and is a student at The Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts. On weekends, he travels to New York City, where he studies with Matti Raekallio atÊJuilliard Pre-College. There, he also participates in chamber music and chorus, as well as participating in chamber music at The Rivers School. He was a winner at the 2013 Rosalyn Tureck Bach Competition and has attended the Aspen Summer Music Festival since 2011. He enjoys bringing music to unconventional venues and has performed for school children in New York and Chicago. He also enjoys anything having to do with cars, especially formula one racing.

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