Mei-Ting Sun is the First Prize winner of the 7th National Chopin Piano Competition in 2005 and the first Minnesota International Piano-e-Competition in 2002. Named one of the Musicians of the Year 1996 by the Village Voice at age 15, Mr. Sun has performed in many of world's great concert halls, including Alice Tully Hall, where his performance of Ravel's Concerto in G was praised by The New York Times as "stunningly fluid." Mr. Sun has been heard in recital throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Recent appearances include concert tours in Brazil, Colombia, the U.S., China, Poland, and Switzerland, and concerto engagements with the Warsaw Philharmonic, the Bogota Philharmonic, the Aracaju Symphony, the Orchestra of the State of Saõ Paolo, the Sibiu Philharmonic, the Symphonic Orchestra of Bahia, and the Orchestra of the City of Almeria. Mr. Sun can also be heard on numerous radio and TV shows such as the "Young Artist Showcase" on WQXR Classical Radio, "Performance Today" on NPR, and "South Florida Today" on NBC-6. His CD, "The Madrid Recital," is available around the world and online at iTunes and CDBaby.com. Mr. Sun is highly involved in education and outreach of classical music, where his newest efforts at whitekeys.com have garnered major press attention shortly after it's grand-opening. He regularly gives masterclasses at major universities around the world. He is also an avid photographer; his artistic photos can be seen online at his website at meiting.com. A native of Shanghai, Mr. Sun arrived in New York at the age of 9, and entered the Professional Children's School and the Mannes College of Music, where he studied Ear Training with Marie Powers, Theory with Robert Cuckson, and Piano with Edward Aldwell. He has since received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the Mannes College of Music, studying with Edward Aldwell. In May of 2006, he received his Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the Juilliard School, under the tutelage of Robert McDonald. This CD is produced and printed on environment-friendly recycled cardboard.