“a searching, warm reading…tracing the melancholy melodic contours with grace and sensitivity…”
Chicago Music Report
Carey Byron is an exceptional young talent who touches the hearts of audiences with her intensity and emotional performance style.
Carey began her formal piano lessons at the age of 4. She won the Prodigy Award by the Atlanta Steinway Society at age 10 and was featured in the Atlanta Young Artist series at the Emory Chamber Music Society. At age 12, she left her home in Georgia to attend the Colburn Music Academy in Los Angeles to pursue rigorous music studies under prominent musicians. At age 13, she was selected as a Young Scholar by the prestigious Lang Lang International Music Foundation, as well as a scholarship recipient of the Chopin Foundation of the United States for 4 years, after each year’s competitive audition process based on its rigorous requirements. Subsequently, she was named a winner in Classical Piano at the 2021 YoungArts National Competition, which identifies the most accomplished young artists in the United States.