Saomek Srithongkum won the Jury Prize Award from International Piano Island Piano Competition (Category: under 18) in Singapore. From winning this prize, he has got a scholarship to participate in Alion Baltic Festival 2018 in Estonia and has been invited to perform in Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Latvia. The competition was held as a part of 1st International Piano Island Festival on January 9-14, 2018
Saomek is currently studying in his second year of Young Artist Music Program (YAMP) at College of Music, Mahidol University. He is now taking piano lessons with Aj. Kwanchanok Pongpairoj.