Chamber Olympic Artist 2019
Shanice Aaron | piano
Shanice Aaron, born in Hawaii, is currently a classical pianist in Los Angeles who recently graduated from University of California Los Angeles as a classical piano performance major. She has been active in volunteering as a lobby pianist at the Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whitter and was a member to volunteer at an animal adopt center organization called ASPCA in New York City. Not only she has an interest in volunteering but also has participated in many piano competitions. She won the CAPMT Concerto Competition California State Winner, Bellflower Symphony Concerto Competition Winner, 2nd place at the American Protégé International Competition making her debut at Carnegie Hall, finalist at Chicago International Piano Competition, and bronze award at the 2019 WPTA Finland International Piano Competition. She also got invited to be featured as a soloist playing a concerto with the City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles Orchestra with conductor Charles Dickerson featuring composer Lukas Richman’s Concerto work, “In Truth” at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Not only solo, but she also has excelled as a chamber musician. Her participation for the past years in chamber music led to her to being selected for a concert tour at the Mozarteum Conservatory Salzburg, Austria. With her chamber group, she performed many venues such as Santa Monica College Emeritus College, UCLA Schoenberg hall, Colburn School of Music, and LACMA Live Sunday Broadcast. Also, she participated in many different summer music festivals including Pianofest in the Hamptons, Bowdoin Music Festival, InterHarmony International Music Festival in Italy, and also at the Hawaii Chamber Festival in Hawaii in August 2019. Shanice is currently a student of Anli Lin Tong since June 2010 and is working towards her graduate degree.