Meet The Young Talents

Simon Lu16


Simon Lu is 16 years old and a junior at Boston Latin School (BLS). He first began learning piano at the age of four and has been studying piano under Mr. Li Fan since age nine. Simon has recently achieved the title of Young Artist from the National Piano Playing Auditions. He also played at the Winners Concert of the 13th Annual American Fine Arts Festival in Carnegie Hall last year.

Along with piano, Simon is an active member of his school community. He is an officer of the BLS Science Team and has competed at numerous State Science Olympiad tournaments over the years. He is also an associate editor of his schools student newspaper, the Argo. In addition to these clubs, Simon fences for the BLS varsity fencing team which recently placed 2nd at the Massachusetts High School State Championship. Besides piano, Simon plays the cello in his school orchestra. Outside of school and piano, Simon enjoys reading and hiking.