Ming Wilson, piano

Hometown: Johnson City, TN

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After receiving From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award and the Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Award, Ming later went on to also win the Cooke Foundation’s College Scholarship. Congratulations, Ming!

Meet Ming

Ming Wilson appeared on Show 203, recorded in November 2009, at age 13.

Program bio from Show 203:

Ming Wilson (piano), 13, is a recipient of From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, as well as the Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Award. He first became interested in piano when he received an electric keyboard and song book for his eighth birthday. A resident of Johnson City, Tennessee, Ming has performed with the Johnson City Symphony. He made his Carnegie Hall debut at age 11 as one of the first place winners of the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition. Despite his age, people often think he is older due to his height.

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