Hongbo Cai, is a pianist, writer, and guest artist for the closing ceremony of The First China National Youth Games.  He was winner of the New England Conservatory’s Honor Competition in 2018 & 2019. 

     Hongbo Cai has performed with leading orchestras such as Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra and Shanghai Opera House.  He has toured famous concert halls such as Jordan Hall, Shanghai Concert Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center in the U.S. and China.  He received 2nd Prize at the Kayserburg Piano Competition in 2015; 2nd Prize in the Shanghai Conservatory of Music Concerto Competition in 2016; 1st Place in Shanghai International Piano Festival & Institute Piano Competition and Dr. Ende Niu Piano Scholarship in 2013; 1st Place in Hong Kong International Piano Competition in 2011; and 1st Place in Val Tidone International Music Competition in Italy in 2010.

     Besides music, Hongbo is also engaged in art critique and film festival coverage, and has been invited as both musician and film critic at the Cannes Film Festival in 2021.  In the same year, he signed contracts with CPAA theater and started his national tour around China in Zhengzhou, Hefei, Putian, Xiamen, Quanzhou, and etc.