Ning L. Piano
Location: Manhattan, NYC, Jersey City, NJ


  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music.
  • Fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese


  • 10 years of teaching experience, all ages from beginner to conservatory-level advanced.


Ning L. has won a number of international prizes. In 2004, he won the Gold Prize of the 5th International Chopin Piano Competition in Asia held in Japan, the first prize of the Wiesbaden International Piano Competition in 2004 in Wiesbaden, Germany; and in 2004 was the winner of the 13th Hong Kong Piano Open Competition in Hong Kong. He also was the first prize winner in the Class A and the first prize winner in the concerto class of the 2007 14th Hong Kong Piano Open Competition, the first prize in the Hong Kong & Macau regional competition of the Steinway and Sons International Youth piano competition in 2007, and the second prize winner of the Steinway and Sons piano competition in China. In 2013 he won the third prize in the Paderewski International Piano Competition in Los Angeles, California, and in 2015 he won the first prize of the Lennox Piano competition in Dallas, TX. He has performed in many cities in South Korea, the United States, Japan, Germany and China. He also performed with the ShenZhen Symphony Orchestra and the Richardson Symphony.

Ning started his piano studies when he was 7 years old. He studied with Zhaoyi Dan at the Shenzhen Art School and later under Professor Eleanor Wong, who is Senior Lecturer and Artist-in-Residence of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He just finished his Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the instruction of Mr. Sergei Babayan. He currently lives in New York City where he teaches privately and continues his studies with Mr. Babayan and Ms. Margrit Zimmermann.