William Ge is a 6th grader at the Valley Forge Middle School, PA, and currently studies piano with Natalie Zhu and Joy Kiszely. He also studies music theory and composition with Ke-Chia Chen.
William made his first public appearance at age six at Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall. At age nine, he was invited to perform in the International Chopin Festival in Busko-Zdroj, Poland. In February 2018 he was interviewed and performed at the Cunningham Piano Show.
William has been a top prize winner in many regional, national, and international competitions, including the Chopin International Piano Competition at Hartford, MTNA state competition, West Chester University Annual Pre-collegiate Piano Competition, Harmony for Peace Competition, American Protégé Competition, Crescendo International Competition, Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra Young Artists Concerto Competition, and the American Fine Arts Festival Concerto Competition.
Most recently, William became the 1st Prize winner in the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Albert M. Greenfield Student Competition, Children’s Division.
William has performed in the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall, Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater and Poland.
William also plays the violin at his school orchestra and selective ensemble and enjoys math, science, and reading. This past spring, he and his teammates won second place in Chester County’s Mathcounts Competition. He also likes to draw comics with his friends, and loves swimming and playing basketball and football with his dad and friends.