Peggy Wu

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Peggy Wu started learning piano at the age of 4. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music degree at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in piano under the tutelage of Professor Eleanor Wong.

Peggy has won numerous prizes at various competitions, including First Prize of the Gold Medal Award, Tom Lee Scholarships Award and the Miss Katherine Huang Trophy (Concerto Age 12 and Under) in the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival. She has also won First Prize at the 2009 Steinway & Sons Youth Piano Regional Competition, including a scholarship from the Tom Lee Association to play in the Steinway and Sons National (China) Competition in Beijing, where she was awarded Second Prize. She was also awarded First Prize at the 4th Asian Youth Piano Competition and the Hong Kong (Asia Pacific) Piano Competition.

Peggy was also awarded a scholarship from the Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Association to compete in the 2010 Llangollen International Eistedfodd, where she won First Prize for the Instrumental Solo Under 18 category. She was then invited to perform in the “One World, One Stage” concert at the Eistedfodd Pavilion, which was broadcasted by National Welsh Television.

In 2013, Peggy achieved full marks in her International Baccalaureate Diploma and rejected places from several law schools to pursue a musical career. Her story garnered extensive media coverage, including feature articles by SingTao Daily, South China Morning Post and Young Post SCMP. She was further featured on the Pearl Report by TVB. In recognition of her outstanding academic and musical achievements, she was awarded the Jockey Club Scholarship in 2015.


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NameWu, Peggy
Date of Birth1995-06-26
Born inHong Kong, Asia
Main languageEnglish
attended UniversitiesHong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
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