London Young Musician 2021-22 World Top 50 Musicians - No.1
Born in Singapore in 2012, Shavonne is a cheerful girl who loves to make friends and connect with people. Her favourite animals are the puppy, the bunny and the kitten. She enjoys sports such as inline skating, badminton, tennis and athletics. Her hobbies include reading, writing, drawing, colouring and music making. Shavonne also started her own blog at https://shavonnelooi.blogspot.com/.
Musically, Shavonne started learning the piano at 4½ years old and is currently under the tutelage of Dr. John Sharpley. She has also taken masterclasses with Dr. Krystian Tkaczewski and Ms. Kseniia Vokhmianina. Shavonne completed her ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Exam at the age of 10 and has given many piano performances and won awards at multiple International Music Competitions such as 1st prize at the International Youth Music Competition 2021, 1st prize at the Khemsiri International Piano Competition 2021, 1st prize at the World Grand Prix International Music Competition 2022, Platinum prize at the Global Genius Music Competition 2023, Platinum prize at the Best Classical Musicians Awards 2023 and Absolute 1 st prize at the UK International Music Competition 2023.
Shavonne was bestowed the ‘Pianist of the Year’ in 2022 and again in 2023 by the London Young Musician and was crowned No. 1 in their Annual World Ranking List of Top 50 Musicians in 2022. She gave an interview with the World of New Classical Musicians Magazine (https://bit.ly/musicwinnerinterview) and her debut CD Album was released in June 2022 under the True Art Music label (also available online at – https://bit.ly/39EAfTM). Shavonne is currently one of True Art Music's artists (https://www.truearttv.com/artists).