2019 Bravo! Vail Piano Fellows

Each year, Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott personally selects two young pianists to spend an immersive two weeks at Bravo! Vail, performing in varied programs for diverse audiences with the esteemed musicians of the Festival.

The 2019 Bravo! Vail Piano Fellows


Angie Zhang

Angie Zhang, pianist

Angie Zhang, pianist, born in 1996, became the Second Prize Winner of the Eighth New York International Piano Competition in June 2016, a biennial event presented under the auspices of The Stecher and Horowitz Foundation.

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Aristo Sham

Aristo Sham, pianist

Hailed by the Washington Post as a young artist with “boundless potential” who can “already hold his own with the best,” pianist Aristo Sham has dazzled audiences on five continents in countries ranging from Singapore and Argentina to Slovenia and Morocco.

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