JESSIE M.

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Concise Biography

Jessie, a young pianist at the age of 16, embarked on her musical journey at just four years old under the guidance of Ms. Winnie Tay at Song Without Words Music Studio. Since then, she has achieved numerous accolades, including multiple awards in the Lang Lang Futian International Piano Competition, UCSI International Piano Festival and Competition, and the National Piano and Violin Competition.

 

Her talent extends to international competitions, where she secured prizes in events like the Taiwan International Maestro Piano Festival and the Singapore International Piano Competition. Notably, Jessie stands out as the sole participant to achieve a perfect score of 100/100 in the International Piano Island Competition in 2019 and 2018.

 

Furthermore, she emerged as the grand prize winner in the Steinway Youth Piano Competition in 2018, representing Singapore in the Steinway Regional Finals Asia Pacific as one of the youngest pianists at age 11. Her achievements also encompass performances at renowned venues like Carnegie Hall in New York and the Paris Opera Bastille.

 

Apart from her competition success, Jessie’s commitment to music includes other performances such as the President Star Charity 2014 broadcast live on Channel 5, SG50, performing alongside Lang Lang and charitable performances for events such as “Music from the Heart Charity Concert” and “ChildAid”, organised by the Singapore Press Holdings.

Long Biography

Jessie took to the ivories at the tender age of four under the tutelage of Ms Winnie Tay at Song without Words Music Studio and has never looked back since.

 

Jessie has won a significant number of top prizes since her first competition when she was 5 years old.

 

Most recently in 2022 and 2021, Jessie was awarded the 3rd Prize and Best Etude Award in the 6th UCSI International Piano Festival and Competition Young Artist Category, and also clinched numerous top prizes which include the first prize of the Intermediate category in the 2021 National Piano and Violin Competition, first in the 2021 UCSI International Piano Festival and Competition Senior category where she was awarded a scholarship to the Overseas Masters Winter Piano Academy in Yehudi Menuhin School.

 

In 2020, Jessie was one of the prize winners of the 2020 Taiwan International Maestro Piano Festival and Competition and the 2020 Singapore International Piano Competition Young Artist Class.

 

In 2019 and 2018, Jessie won 1st prize at the International Piano Island Competition who is the only participant with 100/100 perfect score. In addition, Jessie emerged as the grand prize winner of 4th Steinway Youth Piano Competition (SYPC) 2018 and represented Singapore to compete in the Steinway Regional Finals Asia Pacific in Taiwan where she placed 3rd amongst all representatives. She has also clinched the top award and Best Etude Award in UCSI International Piano Festival and Competition 2018 Intermediate category in which she was awarded a full scholarship 2-week study in Wells Cathedral School UK. Next, she won the Platinum award with Scholarship at the SMTA Piano festival and she got a chance to perform a concerto with the Singapore National Youth Orchestra. Jessie also achieved the 1st prize in Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition where she got to perform in the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York.

 

In 2017, Jessie was awarded the 1st Prize (Junior) in the National Piano and Violin Competition. She also won the 1st prize in both the age group category and specific sonata category in the Singapore International Classical Piano Competition 2017 and was awarded the Overall Winner of the competition with a scholarship. In addition, Jessie was the Young Talents Project finalist. She then received the 1st prize together with the Best Romantic and Russian Music Award at the Brilliant Talent Discovery in 2017.

 

In 2015, Jessie won the 1st prize (100/100 Absolute Prize) and the Best Mozart Performance Special Prize at the Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition in Paris and made her debut performance at the Paris Opera Bastille.

 

Past year awards include eight 1st prizes at the Kota Kinabalu Music Festival (2014-2016), 2nd prize at the Steinway Youth Piano Competition 2014 and 3rd Prize at the UCSI International Piano Festival and Competition 2014. Additionally, she has also clinched the top award, Platinum honour at the SMTA Performers Festival 2014 with scholarship and was awarded the Young Prodigies Award in the Young Talents project organised by 92.4FM.

 

Jessie has also performed for charitable events such as “Music from the Heart Charity Concert 2013 “alongside Adelyn Koh to raise funds for the less fortunate. She was also part of Child Aid 2013, organised by Singapore Press Holdings. She performed at the President Star Charity 2014 broadcast live on Channel 5 and was also one of the pianists in SG50 performing alongside Lang Lang. Most recently, Jessie was back on the stage of ChildAid 2021.

 

Jessie is also involved in international festivals such as the prestigious Adam Gyorgy Island Academy in Bali 2013, the Adam Gyorgy Castle Academy 2015 in Hungary and Music Festival Perugia 2016.

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