03/14/2013 16:04 EDT | Updated 05/14/2013 05:12 EDT

B.C. piano prodigy, 5, plays Carnegie Hall

A five-year-old piano prodigy from West Vancouver is preparing for his debut at New York's Carnegie Hall.

Ryan Wang will play as part of a showcase for young musicians by the organization American Protégé.

It seeks to encourage more young musicians to perform and grow.