Born in Fuzhou, China, Chun Wang began studying the piano at the age of five. After winning several major youth competitions in China, he entered the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing at the age of thirteen for further studies. He received his Bachelor and Master of Music in Piano Performance at the Juilliard School under the tutelage of Robert McDonald and completed his doctoral studies in 2020 at Manhattan School of Music with Solomon Mikowsky.
As a pianist, Chun has toured extensively around the world and given numerous recitals at major concert venues such as Salle Cortot in Paris, Wigmore Hall in London, Sala Cecília Meireles in Rio de Janeiro, and Teatro Coliseo in Buenos Aires. He launched his career in Latin America after winning the Villa-Lobos Competition in São Paulo, Brazil in 2006, starting with several debut performances in Argentina and other South American countries in the following years, including a solo appearance with Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Franz-Paul Decker. In June 2016, he made his first appearance in Cuba with the National Symphony Orchestra in Havana. In 2017, he made his concerto debut in New York with MSM Symphony Orchestra, playing Richard Strauss’s Burlesque, which received critical acclaim. His debut performances with Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra have been praised by major South African newspaper Beeld for “the full sound and magic he obtains from the Steinway to disclose the true French romanticism. . . One does not often hear a pianist with so many lyrical qualities in mostly lustful and powerful music.” He is also a laureate of major international contests such as the UNISA Competition in South Africa, Panamá Piano Competition, Grand Prix Animato in Paris, Jaén Competition in Spain, and Hamamatsu Piano Competition in Japan. Chun has also participated in many international music festivals, masterclasses, and summer academy programs such as the Morningside Music Bridge in Calgary, Canada and Verbier Festival in Switzerland, where he received solo and chamber coachings from world-renowned musicians such as Joshua Bell, Michel Béroff, Renaud Capuçon, Gábor Takács-Nagy, Lang Lang, Menahem Pressler, and Jean-Yves Thibaudet.