Alpin Hong is a masterful showman and musician with stunning technique, emotional range, and rare humor which brings audiences young and old to their feet. He has been recognized for his immense gifts for communicating his passion for music to audiences of all ages. His standing room only New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall was the result of his winning First Prize in the 2001 Concert Artists Guild International Competition.
Mr. Hong’s astonishing ability to connect to people of all ages, experiences, and backgrounds distinguishes him and shapes his evolving performance style. His extensive classical training, matched with his background in skateboarding, snowboarding, martial arts, and videogames, forms a creative force unmatched in its youthful vivacity and boundless energy. Alpin Hong is a native of Michigan and made his orchestral debut at the age of ten. He garnered competition victories at a young age and completed his Masters degree as a student of Jerome Lowenthal at The Juilliard School.