After many impressive performances by collaborative pianists in the AMC solo sections, Emily Hoh was chosen as this year’s collaborative piano award winner.

Emily Hoh, a Swedish-Taiwanese pianist based in London has been awarded the collaborative piano prize in the 71st ROSL Annual Music Competition, taking home £5,000 and joining the ranks of the illustrious collaborative pianist prize winners who have gone before her.

Emily is a Swedish-Taiwanese pianist based in London, where she collaborates frequently with singers and instrumentalists. She graduated from the Royal College of Music in 2022 with distinction, studying an MPerf in collaborative piano under Simon Lepper, Roger Vignoles, and Kathron Sturrock. During this time, she accompanied several prize-winners of vocal competitions and was awarded the pianist prizes at the RCM’s annual Lieder competition and Brooks van der Pump 2022 English song competition. Other highlights included various orchestral/studio projects and collaborative piano masterclasses with Lydia Brown (Juilliard) on American Song, and with Mark Padmore on Schumann’s Dichterliebe as part of the Lewes Song Festival. Emily joined the Westminster School as the accompanist-in-residence in September 2022 and accompanies regularly at the RCM and as a freelance pianist. She looks forward to joining the Samling Artist programme in March.

You can watch Emily's impressive performance with finalist Dafydd Jones in the Singers final here:

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