Biography

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Miguel Wu, conductor, pianist, and singer, had a passion for music at a very young age. He started taking music lessons at two and a half years old, playing piano at seven, and conducting choir at fourteen.

Miguel completed a Master of Music at the University of Queensland, a Graduate Diploma in Music, and a Trinity College Associate Diploma in piano performance.  He also undertook further training and development at the Queensland Conservatorium (Winter School), Sound Thinking Australia Summer Music Program, and Indiana University, USA (Summer Camp).

At twelve years of age, Miguel won the children’s division of the Taiwanese Singing Competition held in Asuncion, Paraguay. Since then, he has been invited to sing in numerous plays, talent shows, and eisteddfods.

Miguel has won numerous piano competitions and compositions around Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory. He also won the “Norm Duce Memorial Cup” (3 times) and has been awarded the “Most Promising Jazz Pianist” and “Most Outstanding Music Performance” awards.

Miguel has performed in numerous winners’ concerts and at the 4MBS Classic FM Radio Station, Brisbane City Hall, Dalby State High School, Indiana University, Brisbane MTAQ Auditorium, and Queensland Conservatorium.

In 2011 Miguel recorded and released a self produced album titled From The Sky, which has been broadcast on Australia’s ABC Classic FM radio station and Qantas Airline Inflight Entertainment.  He is currently composing and preparing for the next album recording.

Miguel recently hosted the international award winning pianists Volteggiando Piano Duo at the Theme and Variations Piano Showroom in Brisbane, Australia and co-hosted the Ju Percussion Music School 2012 Student Concert in August 2012.