Since the age of six, Melbourne pianist Calvin Leung has been playing the piano. Calvin's teachers all recognised his potential and encouraged him to pursue his dream of becoming a professional musician. He later learned to play the guitar before discovering his voice as well. By the age of 18, Calvin had already won numerous music awards, piano competitions and scholarships.
In 2003 and 2004, Calvin was given the opportunity to record four of his original songs. Calvin's original works featured on two compilation CD's "Check It" and "Suspended" as part of the Australlian Kool Skools Music Project. Past participants of the Kool Skools Music Project include artists such as Delta Goodrem, Missy HigginsandDean Geyer. Calvin later received a total of three nominations at the national Kool Skools Music Awards for Best Original Acoustic Song (2003) and Best instrumentalist on Keys/Piano (2003 & 2004).
In addition, Calvin has established himself as a highly-respected and reputable solo pianist for private and corporate functions and is the resident solo pianist at The Windsor Hotel and the exclusive members-only RACV City Club on Bourke Street. He has also performed at hundreds of weddings and events across Victoria. Calvin is supported by music agencies, such as Full Dress Productions and Upfront Entertainment, who also back big names, such as Vanessa Amorossi, Anthony Callea, Mark Seymorand Kate Cebrano.
Calvin's career performance highlights include:
- Performing in Shanghai at the Shanghai International Studies University in 2007
- Showcasing his original music on piano and vocals at the Royal Melbourne Show at Flemington in 2009
- Performing at Hewlett-Packard's South Pacific offisite conference at the Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove Hotel (Gold Coast) in 2010 and
- Performing at the Arts Centre Melbourne in front of an intimate audience of 75+ guests in 2013.
- Performing at a private event with The Voice Australia superstar Elly Oh in 2015
Furthermore, Calvin is a studio musician and composer and has written and composed award winning songs for businesses, TV, film and has worked with emerging artists, including artists that have appeared onThe Voice Australia.
Currently, Calvin continues to compose, teach and perform extensively at weddings and events throughout Melbourne and surrounding areas.