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Poom Prommachart

Steinway Artist, Poom Prommachart, born in Bangkok, Thailand and resides in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

He is currently a Program Leader for BA (Hons) in Music Performance at Department of Film and Performing Arts, Sunway University and an Elite Fellow of University Malaya’s Music Faculty.

He is also an Artistic Director of the Steinway Youth Piano Competition in Thailand and a Creative Music Director of Tutan Entertainment.

Just recently in May 2023, he was awarded the Best Solo Performance Instrumental - Music by

the BOH Cameronian 18th Arts Awards.

In 2022, Poom received the ‘Rector’s List of Honour for the Most Exceptional Graduates’ from the University of Montreal’s Doctor of Music programme. He received his Bachelor of Music degree, Master of Music degree, and Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music in London (RCM) in 2014 on a full scholarship sponsored by H.R.H Princess Galyani Vadhana of Thailand and the RCM and obtained the most coveted Tagore Gold Medal during his time in London, which was handed to him by King Chalres III of United Kingdom. Subsequently, he has also studied at the Moscow Conservatory in Russia.

After his performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor with the London Musician Symphony Orchestra in 2010, he was applauded by critics who referred to him as “a youthful Ashkenazy” in "Seen and Heard UK Concert Review". Furthermore,in 2023, the Pianomania praised his performance of Chopin’s 24 Preludes Op. 28, “No performance of the Chopin Preludes has captivated as much as this since the late-lamented Fou Tsong’s in the same hall in 1993, some thirty years ago..(Poom) made the audience listen to Chopin with new pairs ofears”

Poom’s international performing career began in 2010, when he won the gold medal in Serbia’s

Fifth Isidor Bajic International Piano Competition. Since then, he has won many prizes and performed with notable orchestras he has recently worked with include Montevideo

Philharmonic Orchestra, London Musician Symphony Orchestra, Timisoara Philharmonic

Orchestra of România, National Symphony Orchestra of Serbia, Worthing Symphony Orchestra, Vojvodina Symphony Orchestra at various notable concert hall around the world. Most recently, he performed with Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at Prince Mahidol Hall and Yuen Long Theatre, HK for the HK Phil celebrates its 50th golden anniversary as well as with Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra at Suntory Hall, Japan.

In 2020, Poom won first the grand prize at the Orford Music Award, Canada.

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