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Jun Shimada

Born in Tokyo in 2005, Jun Shimada moved to New York in 2017 to study with Hung-Kuan Chen and Tema Blackstone. In Japan, he studied with Yoshiko Ogawa and Masako Tsujii and won top prizes at several competitions in his age group including the Japan Classical Music Competition, Toho Gakuen School of Music National Junior Competition, and Ishikawa International Piano Competition. In 2018, Jun won the Juilliard Pre-College Concerto Competition and Steinway Competition, and was featured on WWFM. In his spare time, Jun likes to read, draw, travel, and go hiking.