Piano 2024:   May 16th – 18st at Muttart Hall, Alberta College
Simiao (Helen) Pei

Simiao (Helen) Pei

Richmond, BC

2022 Shean Piano Competition Winner Jaeden Izik-Dzurko.

An active performer and a dedicated musician, Vancouver pianist Helen Pei is a winner of numerous provincial and national competitions, including the renowned Canadian Music Competition in 2015, as well as being one of the semi-finalists for the prestigious Prix Orford Musique in 2019. Ms. Pei completed her Bachelor’s degree at the University of British Columbia (BMus, 2016) under the tutelage of Professor Mark Anderson. She has also recently received her Artist Diploma from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, studying with Professor André Laplante.

Ms. Pei’s performance career includes concert appearances across Canada, some of which includes her concerto début with the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra under the baton of Kenneth Hsieh, when she played Saint-Saëns' Concerto No.5 in F Major, op. 103, nicknamed “The Egyptian.”

Throughout her musical career and education, Ms. Pei has worked with many acclaimed and distinguished musicians, including Đặng Thái Sơn, Evelyne Brancart, Michelle Mares, Angela Cheng, Jean Saulnier, John Perry, Ádám György, Stephen Hough, and Jon Kimura Parker.

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.