JJ Jun Li Bui

JJ Jun Li Bui

City of residence : Toronto

Participation in CMIM - Piano 2024

Piano 2024

Competitors 2024


Canadian-born pianist JJ Jun Li Bui won the 6th prize at the 18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition at the age of 17, the youngest competitor in the competition. 

He has also won prizes in the Beijing International Chopin Piano Competition for Young Pianists (2019), the Van Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition (2019), the Hanoi International Piano Competition (2018), and the Aarhus International Piano Competition (2017). 

JJ has frequently performed recitals in North America, Asia, Europe, and South America. He has also played with orchestras such as the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, the China Guiyang Symphony Orchestra, the China Central Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra, the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Royal Conservatory of Music Academy Chamber Orchestra. 

JJ is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, under the tutelage of Dang Thai Son. He has previously studied at the Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy of the Royal Conservatory of Music, under Michael Berkovsky and Wang Li.


Principal teachers 

  • Dang Thai Son 2019-present 

Major Competitions  

  • 6th Prize and Youngest Finalist Award, XVIII International Chopin Piano Competition, 2021 




Carl Vine
Sonata No. 1
Movement I 

Franz Schubert
Drei Klavierstücke, Op. post. D. 946
No. 2 in E-flat major  

Maurice Ravel
La Valse 



Adopt a Musician
The presence of JJ Jun Li Bui in Montreal
is generously supported by Lise et Richard Fortin



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