Hong-Kong born pianist, Tiffany Poon has appeared with orchestras and in recital throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and China since she was first accepted to the Juilliard pre-college program at the age of eight. In addition to live performances she is also dedicated to building an online community on her YouTube and social media channels, where she shares insights of her life as a musician with the goal of demystifying classical music.

This season, Tiffany Poon will perform debut recitals in Munich’s Herkulessaal on Concerto Winderstein’s Klassik vor Acht series and Zurich’s Tonhaal Maag on the Séries Jeunes of the Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich. She will perform with the Philharmonie Salzburg and conductor Elisabeth Fuchs, and join acclaimed cellist Jan Vogler for a series of chamber music recitals celebrating Beethoven.

Recent seasons have seen Tiffany perform celebrated recitals as part of the Klavierfestival Ruhr, the Rheingau Musikfestival’s KlassikMarathon, and the Neue Namen series in Münster and Bielefeld. She was a fellow of the Bohème 2020 program at the Dresden Music Festival, where she performed in a YouTube live stream recital as well as in projects and preconcert events. In the autumn of 2019, Tiffany made her debut on the Gilmore Keyboard Festival’s Rising Star Series. Tiffany has performed in online concerts on both her own social media channels as well as on the cutting-edge Dreamstage platform.

Her social media following of over 250,000 subscribers has led to unique online opportunities including having a drink named after her as part of Minnesota Public Radio’s 2018 Holiday Insta-Drinks Series for Performance Today, performing on Jan Vogler’s 2020 Music Never Sleeps live stream, collaborating with the New York Philharmonic’s ‘Practice 30’ campaign and with Teen Vogue for their web series ‘The Lead Up.’ Through her ‘Get Ready with Me’ videos and her practice vlogs, she has created an online community to inspire all generations to appreciate classical music and to “Be Kind and Keep Striving.” In 2020, Tiffany founded the charity Together with Classical – a nonprofit dedicated to bringing people and communities from around the world in their shared love for classical music and promoting the musical tradition together

Tiffany received a full scholarship from the Columbia University/Juilliard School exchange program and studied piano with Emanuel Ax and Joseph Kalichstein. She was named a John Jay Scholar by Columbia University for her outstanding academic and artistic achievements and in May 2018, she graduated from Columbia University with a degree in philosophy.

Tiffany was named the second place winner in the 2019 KlavierOlymp of the Kissinger Sommer Festival and in 2014, a National YoungArts Winner in the United States. Her awards include first prize and Best Performance of Concerto Award at the 8th Moscow International Frederic Chopin Competition for Young Pianists in 2012 and more recently, she won second prize at the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation International Competition. Tiffany was awarded a 2019 Young Artist Award from the Hessen Agency at the Rheingau Music Festival.

Photo Credit: Sid Baker
Photo Credit: Sid Baker

Tiffany Poon is a Fellow of the Young Artists Foundation gGmbH in Germany.

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Tiffany Poon is represented worldwide by Tanja Dorn at the Young Artists Foundation gGmbH.

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