Kuok-Wai Lio: In the few years since his graduation in 2010 from the Curtis Institute of Music where he studied piano with Gary Graffman, Kuok-Wai Lio is already embraced as a serious artist of depth and dedication. Born in Macau in 1989, Kuok-Wai began his piano studies at the age of five. In 1997 he was awarded a scholarship to study at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, and in 2006 he entered Curtis. His principal teachers have included Gabriel Kwok, Gary Graffman and Peter Frankl. Most recently, Kuok-Wai has been working regularly with András Schiff at international master classes and festivals in Europe.