acclaimed as a "superb musician by "The Plain Dealer", Karl Lo
is an active recitalist across the United States, Canada, Venezuela, China, and
He appeared as soloist with the
Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, and
has recently presented complete cycles of the Beethoven and Schubert piano sonatas
in Cleveland, Ohio and Toronto, Canada.
aside, he has also served as musical director of the theatrical productions Children
of Eden and School House Rock, adjudicator at many local and foreign piano competitions,
and coach at various summer music festivals.
Lo is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music, and has previously attended
the Oberlin College Conservatory, Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, and
the Academy for Performing Arts in Hong Kong.
has been a frequent winner at various competitions, including grand prize at the
Canadian Music Competition International Stepping Stone piano division, second
prize at the Chopin Competition in New York, and second prize at the Kosciuszko
competition in Chicago.
He was named a Liberace
Scholar for three consecutive years, and has been the recipient of many institutional
awards, such as the Dean's Talent Award, William Kruzban Prize in Piano, Arthur
Loesser Prize in Piano, and Piano Faculty Prize in Accompanying.
Lo holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree and is currently on the faculty at the
Cleveland Institute of Music.
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