Pianist Ryan Soeyadi is first prize winner of the 2018 Kosciuzko Foundation Chopin Competition in Washington D.C. and a sought-after pianist based in New York City. Ryan has appeared on stage in Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Steinway Hall in New York City, The Arkell Pavilion at The Southern Vermont Arts Center, Avram Theater in Southampton, NY, among other prestigious venues. Ryan was the grand prize winner of the 2020 and 2018 Music for Humanity scholarships, and has won top prizes at competitions such as the 2018 Steinway and Sons Piano Competition in New York City, the Stony Brook International Piano Competition, and the Mieczyslaw Munz Competition at Juilliard.
Ryan has received piano fellowships to several distinguished festivals, including the Manchester Music Festival, Pianofest in the Hamptons, and the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival. He has also attended the Stony Brook International Piano Festival for five continuous summers, studying with Dr. Jose Ramon Mendez and Dr. Amy Gustafson. Ryan has had the opportunity to perform in masterclasses with world-class faculty such as Stephen Hough, Matti Raekallio, and Adam Neiman.
Ryan graduated with a Master of Music in Collaborative Piano from The Juilliard School on a full scholarship as a Jerome L. Greene fellow under the tutelage of Dr. Lydia Brown in May 2023. In June 2021, Ryan also earned a Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School, where he studied under the tutelage of Mr. Julian Martin. Prior to attending Juilliard, Ryan spent seven years studying at the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division under the guidance of Dr. Adam Kent.