Pei Sun started his piano education at age six. At the age of twelve, He was admitted to the Middle School Attached to the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing where he studied with Jianqin Fan and Yiming Pan. After he moved to New York, Mr. Sun received his Bachelor of Music Master of Music Degree from Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Constance Keene and Solomon Mikowsky. He also studied with other eminent artists such as Arkady Aronov, Lydia Bugosluvsky ,George Pappastavorro and Morey Ritt. Winner of numerous awards at competitions held in China and U.S, he has appeared in many concerts as a soloist and chamber musician both in the U.S. and China concert halls including Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, Beijing Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing Concert Hall, Guangzhou People’s Theater and Shandong Theater. Mr. Sun holds many master classes in Shandong, Guangdong and Zhejiang in China, and his students win top honors at many national and international competitions. Mr. Sun was an Associate Piano Professor at China Conservatory of Music in Beijing from 2004 to 2016. Besides teaching, Mr. Sun also served as a frequent adjudicator in international competitions such as “The First Asia-Pacific International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition” in Korea, “The Fourth Steinway National Youth Piano Competition” in China and “The Third Goodway International Youth Piano Competition” in China. Since 2008, Mr. Sun has been faculty of Summit Music Festival, New York where he teaches both piano and chamber music. Mr. Sun is also a cofounder and Chief Inspector of Goodway National Piano Competition in Hangzhou, China.
Mr. Sun co-founded and became a co-director of International Music Performance program, a Piano faculty and Recruitment Officer of The Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, City University of New York since 2015.