Originally from New Zealand, Otis Prescott-Mason began his piano studies at the age of 5 and is currently studying at the University of Victoria under Dr. Jian Liu.
He has been successful in many local competitions, and in 2020 he was awarded first prize in the New Zealand Junior Piano Competition (NZJPC). Earlier that year, Otis Prescott-Mason participated in the New Zealand International Festival of Young Artists, and was invited to return the following year to play at the 2021 Festival Gala Concert.
He enjoys chamber music and has played in numerous ensembles, one of which won the silver award at the NZCT 2020 Chamber Competition, and another the bronze award at the NZCT 2019 Chamber Competition. He also participated in the Adam Summer School for Chamber Music in Nelson in 2021 and 2022.
Otis Prescott-Mason’s collaborative work has led him to perform as an accompanist at the Gisborne International Music Competition and the National Concerto Competition.