Paul Cheung

Paul Cheung is one of Australia’s most promising young pianists. He is a student of Tamara Anna
Cislowska, and also completed a postgraduate diploma (piano accompaniment) at the Sydney
Conservatorium of Music studying with David Miller AM, where he received multiple scholarships.
Paul has had considerable success as a solo pianist, having won prizes at a variety of competitions
and Eisteddfods. He has performed a number of concerti, most recently playing Rachmaninoff’s
2nd concerto with the NSW Youth Orchestra. Paul is also in high demand as a chamber pianist and
accompanist, having recently won the inaugural David Miller Award. He is an associate artist for the
Rising Stars program, and official accompanist for the Sydney Eisteddfod. He has performed solo,
concerto, chamber, and orchestral repertoire in a variety of venues across Australia, including the
Concert Hall and Utzon Room of the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Recital Centre, and the Sydney
Town Hall, working with musicians from the SSO fellowship and the SSO itself. In 2017, he was a
participant in the Australian Youth Orchestra’s chamber players program as well as the July
season, and in 2018 he performed with the Momentum Ensemble.
Aside from piano-playing, Paul is also interested in mathematics. In 2008, he was a silver medalist
at the International Mathematical Olympiad in Madrid. In mid 2012, he was awarded a Bachelor of
Science (advanced mathematics), with first class honours and the university medal, majoring in pure