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“- tackling the bruising finale with pinpoint clarity and convincing bravura, while the lighter moments danced with an impish joy that brought the audience to their feet after the final bars.” - Chicago Tribune



20-year-old pianist Sherri Lun started her first piano lesson at the age of 4. At 7 years old, she was admitted to the Junior Music Program of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a double major in piano and viola under the tutelages of Ms. Hui Ling (piano) and Ms. Cass Ho (viola). After graduating from Diocesan Girls' School, she has continued her music studies with Prof. Christopher Elton at the Royal Academy of Music in London. She receives a full-tuition scholarship supported by the Academy and the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme.

As the most recent winner of Royal Academy of Music's 2022 Sterndale Bennett Piano Prize and 2023 Chung Nung Lee Prize, Sherri is a laureate of multiple international competitions, prizes include Third Prize in Robert Schumann Competition for Young Pianists (Düsseldorf), Second Prize in the Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians, First Prize and the Best Performance of F. Chopin Ballade in the ASEAN International Chopin Piano Competition (Malaysia), First Prize of the Steinway and Sons International Youth Piano Competition (Beijing), Second Prize of the Xinghai Cup Piano Competition, and Bronze Prize of the Chopin International Piano Competition in ASIA (Japan). Sherri was a semi-finalist of the Aarhus International Piano Competition and received the Jury Prize for the Singapore International Piano Competition. She was named 2020 Performing Artist of the Year by South China Morning Post as part of the Student of the Year Awards. In 2022, Sherri won the Carles and Sofia International Piano Competition, leading to upcoming performances in Spain and her debut CD recording with KNS Classical. Only in her second year at RAM, she has already been invited to perform in both the Academy’s autumn and summer piano festivals, the Bicentenary Chamber Festival, and the Bicentenary celebration concert in Wigmore Hall.


Sherri won multiple prizes in the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival and other local competitions, including the champion of the Tom Lee Piano Ensemble Award and the first runner-up of the Piano Solo Junior Exhibition Award. She also received First Prizes of the Hong Kong-International Piano Open Competition, the Hong Kong Youth Barclampory Music Festival, the Hong Kong - Asia Piano Competition, and the Claude Debussy Prize of the Hong Kong Music Competition for Young Pianists. Her performance at the “Yes I Can Recital” program was broadcasted by the Radio Television Hong Kong. She was awarded the High Scorer of the Year from Trinity College London for her LTCL piano recital in 2017. In 2019, she was invited as part of the Young Talent Series to perform in a salon recital organised by the Chopin Society of Hong Kong.


At age 10, Sherri was selected to be a Young Scholar of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation. After her concerto debut with the Midwest Young Artists at Ravinia Festival in 2013, she was invited to perform again at Ravinia the next year, as well as in Millenium Park (Chicago) and Fondation Louis Vuitton (Paris), followed by collaborations with the Salzburg Chamber Soloists, the Hong Kong Youth Orchestra, and the Kölner Kammerorchester. Since then, Sherri performed in prestigious festivals including the Pianale Piano Festival, Frost Chopin Academy, the Beijing International Music Festival, and the International Summer Academy at Universitat Mozarteum Salzburg, where she was selected to perform in Wienner Saal of Stiftung Mozarteum. Artists she has played for include Gary Graffman, Arie Vardi, Philippe Entremont, Aquiles Delle Vigne, Imogen Cooper, Andrea Bonatta, Leslie Howard, Kevin Kenner, Dang Thai Son, Katarzyna Popowa-Zydron, and Lang Lang. 

In addition to playing piano, Sherri was principal violist of the HKAPA Junior Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with the University of London Symphony Orchestra and Ponte London Orchestra. As a chamber musician, she formed her own piano and string quartet in Hong Kong, which won top prizes in all ensemble categories in the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival and performed at the Government House for the Chief Executive of Hong Kong. She now regularly performs with the Adatto Piano Quartet.

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