Albert Lu is a lower (10th grader) at Phillips Exeter Academy. He loves music and math.
Albert started the study of music composition when he was ten, under the tutelage of Yiming Wu.
Here's a list of his works:
A Turbulent Festival (2023), for small ensemble.
Honorable Mention, Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, 2023.
Rolling Boat (2021), for string quartet.
National Finalist, the American Prize in Composition — Instrumental Chamber Music (high school division), 2022.
Finalist, Dmitri Shostakovich Composers Competition, Lviv, Ukraine, 2021.
Three Preludes (2020), for piano.
Honorable Mention, Golden Key Piano Composition Competition, 2020.
Albert Lu started his musical training at the age of four, studying the piano under Dr. Jiayue Yang. He won first place in Maryland state competition and Grand Prix in Music-Fest Rising Talents Festival, and performed at Carnegie Hall, NYC. He studied the cello with Mr. Ken Ding from age nine and played in the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras of Strathmore. Now at PEA, he studies the cello with Dr. Hyun-ji Kwon and plays for the Symphony Orchestra.