Pianist Jiawen Eric Guan is currently a master piano student and improviser at the New England Conservatory in Boston, where he studies with Professor Hae Sun Paik. Jiawen has participated in many music festivals, concerts, and competitions. He was the winner of the 2014 Peabody Winter Honors Concert, the 2014 Peabody Concerto competition, and was the 2016 IIYM semi-finalist, the 2015 MTNA National alternate, the 2018 New England Conservatory Honors recital and the 2019 Atlantic Music Festival Piano competition, as well as the Silver prize winner of the April 2021 Musicale Romantic Style Music Festival competition in the 18-26 age category. He has been the recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship at New England Conservatory for 6 years. He has participated in several music festivals such as Bowdoin Festival, Atlantic Music Festival, and Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival. He has previously studied with Prof. Victor Rosenbaum at New England Conservatory, Prof. Young Hi Moon at Peabody Conservatory, Galina Diveeva of St. Petersburg Conservatory, Eleanor Wong at Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, etc., and he has graduated and received the Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from New England Conservatory, where he is currently finishing his master of music degree. Jiawen is currently an organist/pianist at the First Congregational church of Chelsea, he has been the pianist for the Chapelgate Christian Academy choirs and church services throughout his high school time there. Jiawen has participated in many string trios and quartets at New England Conservatory, and as a bassist in CI African American Heritage Ensemble at NEC.