Piano 2024:   May 16th – 18st at Muttart Hall, Alberta College
Hamilton Lau

Hamilton Lau

Coquitlam, BC

2022 Shean Piano Competition Winner Jaeden Izik-Dzurko.

Hamilton Lau was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. He began his piano studies at the age of four, and he currently studies with Corey Hamm at the University of British Columbia. He received the British Columbia Registered Music Teachers’ Association Excellence Award in 2015, and in 2016, he obtained the Associate Diploma of the Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT), Piano Performance. From 2016 to 2020, he was enrolled in the Young Artist Collegiate Program at the Vancouver Academy of Music, where he studied piano, theory, history, and composition.

He achieved first place at the Canadian Music Competition in 2021 and in 2019, and at the Performing Arts BC Provincial Festival in 2018. He also won the Kay Meek Competition, Phyllis Salter Piano Competition, and the Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior Secondary Competition. Besides competing, Mr. Lau has a wide range of experience in performing, both as a soloist and as a collaborative pianist. He played Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto in a minor as a soloist at the Orpheum Theatre with the VAM Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) in 2018. He has performed in many recitals and concerts, and his chamber music experiences comprise of performing at the Windermere Care Centre and the Roedde House Museum.

2022 Piano Competitors

Jaeden Izik-Dzurko Hamilton Lau Simiao (Helen) Pei Paul Williamson Michelle Jia Yun Xu Jessica Yuma

Important Information

  • The winner of the 2022 Shean Piano Competition was Jaeden Izik-Dzurko!
  • We received 23 applications.
  • Piano Brochures are available on the download page.