Phyllis Pan, age 19, began formal studies on piano at the age of five. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree under the tutelage of distinguished professor Menahem Pressler at the Jacobs School of Music, where she was named a Jacobs Scholar and offered a full ride scholarship in recognition of her outstanding artistic and academic achievements. Phyllis has won numerous prizes and honors at piano competitions in the United States, including First Prize at the Paducah Symphony Concerto Competition and Second Prize at the Hellam Young Artist’s Concerto Competition in 2017; Third Prize at the Los Angeles Young Musicians International Piano Competition and Winner of the National Society of Arts and Letters in 2016; First Prize at the Music Teacher’s Association of California State Solo Competition and First Prize at the Los Angeles Golden Star Young Musicians Piano Competition in 2014; Grand Prize and Best Performance at the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition in 2012, and First Prize at the Glendale Piano Competition in 2011. Currently, Phyllis is an active chamber musician, orchestral pianist and accompanist, and enjoys conducting and composing. In her high school years, she was a private piano teacher with seven students.