Wesley Chu

Wesley has studied piano in Canada and the United States, and has been a performer in many places around the world. Audiences of his early pianistic exploits included dignitaries such as Queen Elizabeth II and the late Pope John Paul II. Wesley's interests are in teaching and performing, and exploring every idiom of art that can be put in service of Zenkora since its inception in the early millennium.

Hometown

Calgary, AB, Canada

Training

Wesley began piano studies at the age of three. At age five, had completed grades 1 to 10 of the RCM Examinations, and at ten, had completed his ARCT, setting a record as the youngest pianist to ever do so. Wesley has studied with various teachers and at various schools; he attained his Bachelor's and Master's degrees at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, and now is pursuing a Doctorate in music at the Thornton School of Music at USC, in Los Angeles. 

Favourite activities

Wesley has been a fan of all popular media since childhood, including but not limited to animation, videogames, films, artwork, theatre, and of course, music. He is also an amateur yet highly passionate afficionado of cheese.

Interesting trivia

With longtime friend Tiedan Oskar Yao, Wesley is the co-founding member of the Super Piano Brothersa two-piano duo specializing in self-arranged and composed works inspired by videogames, films, and other forms of popular media. 

Projects

  • The Zenkora Universe

links

The Super Piano Brothers - YouTube Channel