Young pianist plays her way into record book


Wei Xuan and her parents (standing behind her), together with representatives from Malaysia Book of Records, Steinway & Sons Malaysia and Bentley Music Academy.

AFTER only two years of learning to play the piano, Lum Wei Xuan, seven, began winning international classical music competitions.

Wei Xuan, who is a student of Bentley Music Academy and SJKC La Salle, started learning to play the piano at four.

Since the beginning of 2020, Wei Xuan has been winning numerous local and international competitions in her age group.

This year, Wei Xuan won the Platinum Top Prize in 2021 Quebec Music Competition Online International, among others.

Her ability and long list of accomplishments over the past two years have not gone unnoticed.

Piano manufacturer Steinway & Sons Malaysia honoured Wei Xuan with its Young Rising Star Certificate.

Malaysia Book of Records also presented Wei Xuan with two awards: Most Number of Piano Exam Certificates Obtained In A Month By A Child, and Most Number of International Piano Competition Awards Obtained In A Year By A Child.

The awards were presented to her in a special ceremony at Steinway & Sons Malaysia’s Spirio Lounge at Wisma Bentley Music, Mutiara Damansara in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

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