Aidan Pabis is a 17-year-old pianist from Winder, Georgia, U.S.A. He began taking piano lessons at eight-years-old. He is a recipient of a 2024 YoungArts Award and a grant by the James Barnett Foundation.

He was a senior division winner at the 47th Ruth Kern Young Artists Concerto Competition and the first prize winner in the 2023 Atlanta Music Club Scholarship Competition. He also won first prize in the 2019 Atlanta Romantic and Impressionistic Piano Competition, and he was selected as the runner up of the 2023 Rome Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition (in Rome, GA). In 2020 and 2021, he placed 2nd in the Georgia Music Teachers Association State Auditions. He also won a bronze medal in the Southeast Young Artist Piano Competition in 2021.

At 16-years-old he played solo with the Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Juan R. Ramírez-Hernández.

He has participated in several music programs, including the Oberlin Piano Festival, Colburn Piano Seminar, Suwanee Summer Music Festival, Indiana University’s Virtual Summer Piano Academy, the Curtis Mentor Network, the Gilmore KeysFest Virtual Edition, Interlochen Online, and the Cleveland Institute of Music Summer Sonata.

He has enjoyed private lessons and mentorship from Chenny Gan, Giuliano Graniti, Kyung-A Yoo, Amy Yang and Grace Huang as well as master classes and/or lessons taught by notable teachers such as Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, Dang Thai Son, Fabio Bidini, Alvin Chow, Amy I-Lin Cheng, David Fung, Arnaldo Cohen, William Chapman Nyaho, Christopher Harding, Liza Stepanova and others.

Currently he is studying with Alan Woo.

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