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Appointment as Faculty in Piano and Music History at the Tianjin Juilliard School

Solo Recital at the Juilliard School, Paul Hall 12/20/2018, 4:00 PM

Lecture Recital at the Juilliard School, Morse Hall 12/17/2018, 4:00 PM

Solo recital at Steinway Hall Beijing 12/9/2018

Solo recital at Steinway Hall Shanghai 12/2/2018

Giving U.S Premiere of Akira Nishimura's "Mirror of Stars" for Piano and Chamber Orchestra with Joel Sachs, conductor, and the New Juilliard Ensemble 10/2/2018

Solo recital at Soochow University Recital Hall in Taipei, Taiwan 3/15.

Recitals and masterclasses at Hangzhou and Suzhou 1/17- 1/18

Solo Recitals at the Beijing Central Conservatory Recital Hall 1/7/18, in Taicang Music Hall on 1/14/18, and at Beijing's National Center for the Arts Grand Terrace 1/27 and 1/28/18.

Chamber Recitals at Shanghai Tower and Beijing RunZe Palace: 11/10 and 11/11.

Upcoming concert tour includes solo recitals in Texas, California, and Illinois at Southern Methodist University 9/13/17, Baylor University 9/14/17, Texas State University 9/15/17, Eureka Chamber Music Series 10/27/17, and Pianoforte Foundation Series 10/31/17.

First Prize at the inaugural Patrick W. Price Piano Competition at the 8th Texas State International Piano Festival June 11, 2017

Receives a 2017 - 2018 Fulbright Research Grant

Recital on Feb. 23, 2017 at 6 pm in Juilliard Paul Recital Hall. Free admission. Address: The Juilliard School, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023 - 6588

Recital for Pittsburgh Concert Society on June 5, 2016. The recital is at 2 p.m. at Kresge Recital Hall, Carnegie Mellon University. Tickets can be purchased at the door, by phone at 412-279-2970, or online at pittsburghconcertsociety.org: Adults $15, Seniors $10, Students Free.

Recital on Feb. 18, 2016 at 8 pm in Juilliard Paul Recital Hall. Free admission. Address: The Juilliard School, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023 - 6588

Solo recital for "Music For Mt. Lebanon" on Oct. 3, 2015 at Southminster Church in Pittsburgh.

Awarded the C.V. Starr Foundation Doctoral Fellowship at Juilliard where he will be a Doctor of Music candidate.

Mozart Piano Concerto in D minor K 466 with West Virginia Symphony Spring Tour on April 16 to 18, 2015.

Solo recital for Steinway Society of Western Pennsylvania on Sunday at 3 pm in Kresge Theater CMU Campus, Pittsburgh, PA on Nov. 16, 2014. Leading master class for Steinway Young Artists Program on Saturday at 2 pm at CMU Campus on Nov. 15, 2014. For tickets and more details, please visit at :www.sswpa.org

Recital for Allegheny RiverStone Center For The Arts on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 PM at Lincoln Hall, 42 South Palmer Ave. Foxburg, PA 16036. Tickets are $25, $20 (for members) $10 (students) Please contact John Soroka, Executive Director for tickets at 724-659-3153 or info@alleghenyriverstone.org. For more information, please visit: www.alleghenyriverstone.org

Solo recital for Pennsylvania Federation of Music Clubs 2014 Convention on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 8 PM at Four Points Sheraton Pittsburgh North. The address is: 910 Sheraton Drive Mars, PA 16046. 

Solo recital for Music for Mt.Lebanon on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The recital will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church. 799 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon PA 15228 (parking available at Mt. Lebanon Library, next door) Tickets are $25. Call 412-258-4814 to order. For further information about the series see the website www.musicformtlebanon.org

Master's Graduation Recital on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at Juilliard's Paul Hall. The recital will start at 4:00p.m and free to the public. The address is: 60 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023

Tuesday Musical Club winner recital on Oct. 13, 2013 at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. The recital starts at 2:00p.m. The address is: 5801 Hampton St. Highland Park 15206.

First Place in the Chautauqua Solo Piano Competition. The winner's Recital was held on July 26, 2013 at Fletcher Hall. 

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor) with EOS Symphony Orchestra at Beijing Concert Hall on May 30, 2013.

PPTA Scholarship Winners Recital on June 15, 2013, 3:00 P.M. at  Steinway Piano Gallery Pittsburg. 445 South Main Street, West End Village Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Full scholarship to 2013 Chautauqua Music Festival. He will join the festival from June 22, - July 27, 2013.

Bachelor's Graduation Recital on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Juilliard Paul Hall. The recital will start at 4:00p.m. It's free to the public. Juilliard address is: 60 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023

First place of the Classical Piano College level at WVU International Jazz & Classical Piano Competition.

Awarded College Piano Scholarship for 2012-2013 from Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association. He will be featured in a recital this Saturday, June 9,  3:00pm at The Steinway Piano Gallery 445 S Main Street, West End Village, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.

First Place of The Tuesday Musical Club Scholarship Competition and receives $15,000 Scholarship for 2012-2014.

First Place in the 2012 Keynotes Music Scholarship Competition and receives $5,000 Scholarship. May 12, 2012

Solo concert at Historic Old San Ysidro Church, Corrales, New Mexico on March 16, 2013.

Solo Recital at Corbett Auditorium in the University of Cincinnati for the Chinese New Year Concert on January 21, 2012 

Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.3 Op. 26 with the Pittsburgh Butler County Symphony Orchestra on November 5, 2011 at Butler Intermediate High School.

The Pittsburgh Tribune Review interviews Alvin in June, 2011.

Awarded $5,000 Scholarship from The Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association in May, 2011

Solo pianist fellow at The Music Academy of the West Summer Music Festival in 2011 in Santa Barbara CA, from June 17, 2011 - August 13, 2011

Winner's recital for Tuesday Musical Club's Scholarship Competition at St. Andrews Episcopal Church.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 with the McGill Symphony Orchestra for the 2010 International Women’s Forum Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony at the Palais du Congress (Convention Center) in Montreal on Oct.15, 2010

First Place in The Tuesday Musical Club Scholarship Competition and received $10,000 Scholarship.

Solo recital at "Chopin 200," commemorating Chopin's 200th birthday, with all-Chopin program in the Winter Garden at the World Financial Center in New York on March 1, 2010.

Officially the first American pianist to be inducted into The Young Steinway Artists Roster in 2009

Performs for President Obama at the Pittsburgh G-20 Summit on September 21, 2009.

Pop songs, "Do You Love Me Too" & "Lovely Star" win Honorable Mention in the 16Th Annual Billboard Word Song Contest. "Let Me Try" & "Starlight" wins Runner Up in 2008 Song of The Year Song and Lyrics Competition.

Accepted at The Juilliard School as a piano major with Dr. Yoheved Kaplinsky.

First Place at the 2009 PPTA Scholarship Competition