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The Summer Steinway Series: Tong-Bai Deng

3:00 pm in the Sanctuary (Click here to download and view the flyer for this event!)

Tong-Bai Deng was born in Chicago in 2008. He started to learn piano with Ms. Ludmilla Derka when he was six. He participated in various piano competitions and concerts and won many first prizes. He took private lessons with Dr. Sung Hoon Mo at the Chicago Conservatory of Music in 2018-2019 and began studying with Dr. Svetlana Smolina in 2019 until now. In addition to piano studies, Tong-Bai Deng has also studied conducting with Dr. Maxim Kuzin since 2019. He is an active member of the school band and the high school chamber music team.


2023, the 10th of the Global Outstanding Chinese Artists Association (GOCAA), Silver Medal of the Professional Group B.

2022, The Triumph Music Festival, First Prize Winner of Concerto and Chamber music Competition in Division II: Ages 13-15


2022, The 2022 Pelican International Music Competition for Young Artists Open Piano Contemporary, First Prize

2022, The 2021 CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION (piano solo age 12-13), First Prize, also be awarded as the 2021 Piano Most Exceptional Performer.

2021, The Barum Music International Competition ( age 13 and under), First Prize

2021, The Colibri International Arts Competition for Young Performers in Los Angeles, CA ( age 12-14 group), First Prize

2021, The Russian Music Award at the Triumph Music Festival in Philadelphia, PA. (age 12-14 group), First Prize and is invited to play at Winners Recital at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia.

2020, The Performance Group at 2020 Art Star Youth Performance of China. First Prize
2018 The 4th United States Virtuoso Artists International Piano Competition, First Place

2018 The 48th Granquist Music Piano Olympic Competition in Chicago, First place

2017 The 47th Granquist Music Piano Olympic Competition in Chicago , First place

2016 The 46th Granquist Music Piano Competition in Chicago, First place.

Event Details
20. 08. 2023.
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Union Church of Hinsdale
137 S Garfield Ave.