Piyawat Louilarpprasert (Thailand, 1993) studied composing and conducting at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand. In 2015 he moved to the UK to study for his masters in composition with Dai Fujikura and Gilbert Nuono at the Royal College of Music. He participated in several masterclasses, such as Darmstadt New Music Festival 2014 / Studio Musikfabrik working with Helmut Lachenmann and Georges Aperghis.
Piyawat Louilarpprasert has won several awards for his compositions, such as the First Prize from the Princess Galyani Vadhana Youth Orchestra in 2015, and the Young Thai Artist Award for a Chamber Music composition. He was a finalist for “Young Composer in Southeast Asia, contemporary traditional music” in 2013, and of ” Mozart of Tomorrow” of Royal Northern Sinfonia in 2015.