J J (Jun Li) BUI
J J ( Jun Li) Bui, 11, is a scholarship student in The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for the Young Artist Program. At the age of 9, he won first place in the under 11 years old category at the Canadian Music Competition. At the age of 10, he won first place in the under 12 years old category at the Canadian Music Competition. In 2015, the Toronto Star included him in its list of 12 inspiring Torontonians under the age of 12. In 2016, he was the grand prize winner of CBC Piano Hero Contest, CBC’s annual search for Canada’s top amateur piano performers. He also won second place in the under 13 to 17 years old category of the Chopin International Piano Competition Hartford. He also was the Grand Prize winner of the 2016 CCC Music Festival Piano Competition in Toronto. He has given multiple performances in the area of Toronto, Oakville and Scarborough.
Harry Potter: I am fascinated with the Ideas of Witches and Warlocks.
Piano composition you would like to learn in the next 3-5 years
Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1: it is powerful and breathtaking for me.
A legendary person you would like to meet
Chopin: I love his music - so touching and so personal.
One artist you admire the most
Vladimir Horowitz: his playing is so relaxed and so enjoyable.