Wednesday, February 10, 2021

OliSky Duo | 1st Prize | Chamber Music | 7th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

As natives of Minneapolis, Minnesota, the siblings Skyler Chan (16 years old), and Oliver Chan (13 years old) were solo artists before they started to play as a Duo.  Currently, they study with Dr. Kyung Kim (Chair of Keyboard Division, Associate Professor of Piano, University of Minnesota School of Music) after studying with Professor Alexander Braginsky since the age of four years old.  

As solo and duet artists, Skyler and Oliver performed at numerous venues.

In 2017, Skyler was First Prize Winner at the Bradshaw & Buono International Competition (where he performed at Carnegie Hall).  In 2018, Skyler won First Prize at both the Ohio International Piano Duet & Duo Competition and the North West International Piano Ensemble Competition in Vancouver.  In 2019, Skyler was the 1st Place Winner in the Schubert Club Competition, which led to his debut at the Ordway Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota.

In 2018, Oliver won 3rd Place at the Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition for Young Artists. In the same year, Oliver was the 1st Prize winner at the University of Northwestern Piano Solo Festival. In 2017, Oliver was selected to have a Master Class with Antonio Pompa Baldi at the e-Piano Junior Festival. In 2016, he won First Prize at the Piano Fun competition."

La Valse by Ravel (10:55)