Winners of the Spring Season 2022

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Lili Wei, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 5 – 6 years old

Franz Schubert, Waltz in B minor

Teacher: Renata Shumskaya

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Huang Jingen Lucas, Singapore, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 5 – 6 years old

Lajos Papp, Szöcske

Teacher: Tang Qi

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Jeongwoo Son, South Korea, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 5 – 6 years old

Dmitry Kabalevsky, Sonatina Op. 13 No. 1, Third movement: Presto

Teacher: Ms. Heesoo Lee

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Pitt Tutanathorn, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Dmitry Kabalevsky, Etude in A Minor from 30 Children's Pieces Op. 27

Teacher: Thawanhathai Rujichaitammakul

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Arisa Tangtiphongkul, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

William L. Gillock, Holiday in Paris

Teacher: Thawanhathai Rujichaitammakul

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Naradee Rocharungsat, Thailand, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Friedrich Burgmüller, Arabesque

Teacher: Thawanhathai Rujichaitammakul

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Avdyugin Ruslan, Ukraine, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Johann Sebastian Bach, Little Prelude in D minor BWV926

Teacher: Zabayratskaya Julia

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Chloe Cai Lexuan, Singapore, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata in E flat, K.282, Third movement: Allegro

Teacher: Melissa Wong Mee Lin

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Avdyugina Eva, Ukraine, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata in C major K. 545, First movement

Teacher: Zabayratskaya Julia

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Jodi Brielle Brown, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Twelve Variations on Ah vous dirai-je, Maman

Teacher: Elena Fomicheva

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Gabrielle Felicita Chen, Indonesia, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Frédéric Chopin, Waltz in F minor Op. 70 No. 2

Teacher: Ayunia Indri Saputro

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Rassarin Chaemcharatanothai, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

York Bowen, Toccatina Op. 128 No. 2

Teacher: Thawanhathai Rujichaitammakul

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Karis Lau, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Frédéric Chopin, Grande Valse Brillante Op. 18

Teacher: Gloria Shih

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Claire Xu, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Franz Joseph Haydn, Sonata in G major, HOB XVI:27, Allegro con Brio

Teacher: Renata Shumskaya

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Rada Srirojanant, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Friedrich Burgmüller, The Knight Errant La chevaleresque Op. 100, No. 25

Teacher: Thawanhathai Rujichaitammakul

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Angelina Zhou, Canada, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Frédéric Chopin, Scherzo No. 2 Op. 31 in B Flat Minor

Teacher: Li Wang

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Nicolette Ledford, United States, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Edvard Grieg, Wedding Day AT Troldhaugen Op. 65 No. 6

Teacher: Ekaterina Gueorguieva

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Natharin Jiratanan (Bella), Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Paul Harvey, Rumba Toccata

Teacher: Thawanhathai Rujichaitammakul

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Paulina Valencia, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Frédéric Chopin, Nocturne in D Flat Major, op. 27 no. 2

Teacher: Olga Alino

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Patricia Dot Formell, Cuba, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude and Fugetta in D Minor BWV 899

Teacher: Vivian Formell Marques

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Adeline Shen, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Frédéric Chopin, Etude Op. 25 No. 1

Teacher: Ekaterina Gueorguieva

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Vimvarintorn Pornvattanakit, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata in F Major Op. 10 no. 2

Teacher: Dr. Yusuke Komura

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Phantharach Natnithikarat, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Frédéric Chopin, Chopin Etude Op. 10 No. 4

Teacher: Narissara Pitakserichai

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Fangfei Ding, China, Organ

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Fangfei Ding, Organ Symphony No. 1: Final

Teacher: Yuan Shen

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Audrey Shen, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Franz Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6

Teacher: Ekaterina Gueorguieva

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Warlem Marilio Fernandes Dos Santos, Brazil, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Heitor Villa-Lobos, Impressoes Seresteiras - CICLO BRASILEIRO no. 2

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Naomi Sestak, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Frédéric Chopin, Ballade No. 3 in A flat major

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Jieun Park, South Korea, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Maurice Ravel, Scarbo from Gaspard de la Nuit

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Wanying Tao, China, Organ

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Louis Vierne, Symphonie No. 2, First movement: Allegro

Teacher: Yuan Shen

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Evelina Jekabsone, Latvia, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Franz Joseph Haydn, Piano Sonata No. 60 in C Major, Hob.XVI/50, First movement

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Eunhyang Choi, South Korea, Piano

Honorable Mention

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Sergei Prokofiev, Piano Sonata Op. 14 No. 2, Fourth movement

Teacher: Jerome Rose

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Aaliyah Higashimori, Japan, Violin

First Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Oskar Rieding, Violin Concerto in A Minor in Hungarian Style Op. 21, First movement

Teacher: Prof. Kirill Troussov

Accompanist: Tomoya Furuta

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Wei Wanyi, China, Classical Guitar

Second Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Vera Robles, Prelude No. 5

Teacher: Li Ke

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Ela Yalcin, Netherlands, Harp

Third Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Bernard Andres, Aquatintes III

Teacher: Manja Smits

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Valentina Ramos, United States, Harp

First Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Alphonse Hasselmans, Waltz de Concert

Teacher: Eunice Kim

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Lam Ching Yi, Hong Kong, Harp

Second Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Alphonse Hasselmans, Gitana

Teacher: Yeung Lau Yee

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Yik Wai Jason Wang, Australia, Violin

Third Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Concerto in G Major, First movement

Teacher: Yong Yang

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Jerry Yang, United States, Violin

Third Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Johann Sebastian Bach, Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041, First movement

Teacher: Lu Li

Accompanist: Gongming Jiang

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Lam Ching Wing, Hong Kong, Harp

First Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Albert Zabel, La Source Op. 23

Teacher: Yeung Lau Yee

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Andres Ramos, United States, Harp

Second Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Claude Debussy, Clair de Lune

Teacher: Eunice Kim

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Chloe Chen, United States, Violin

Honorable Mention

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov , Concert Fantasy

Teacher: Irina Schuck

Accompanist: Olga Borisovsky

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Ana Gabriela Leon Perez, Cuba, Viola

Third Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Hans Sitt, Concert Piece in G Minor for viola and piano Op. 46

Teacher: Raiza Valdes Ortega

Accompanist: Marla Avalos Sama

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Yuandi Huang, United States, Violin

Third Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Béla Bartók, Romanian Folk Dances

Teacher: Lu Li

Accompanist: Gongming Jiang

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Yuntong Wang, China, Viola

First Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

William Walton, Viola Concerto, First movement

Teacher: Wing Ho

Accompanist: Qiong Wu

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Chu Zhou, China, Violin

Second Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Franz Schubert, Sonata for Violin and Piano D574, First & Second movements

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Nayoung Kim, South Korea, Violin

First Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Violin concerto

Teacher: Murray Tai

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Ornaiya Jongsitthisatjakul, Thailand, Saxophone

Second Place

Woodwinds and Brass Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Pedro lturralde, Pequeña Czadas for Saxophone and Piano

Teacher: Chokwattana Puay-Uan

Accompanist: Kerksakul Jaree

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Yixuan Sun, China, Trumpet

Third Place

Woodwinds and Brass Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Leroy Anderson, A Trumpeter's Lullaby

Teacher: Rui Li

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Tang Jing Ran Emmelyn, Hong Kong, Oboe

Third Place

Woodwinds and Brass Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Franz Joseph Haydn, Rondo Allegretto in C Major

Teacher: Danny Yau

Accompanist: Otto Chow

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Wozheng Zhang, China, Saxophone

Second Place

Woodwinds and Brass Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Demelsman, Fantasie

Teacher: Hehui Zhang

Accompanist: Yuanze

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Yixing Wang, Australia, Clarinet

Certificate of Participation

Woodwinds and Brass Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Claude Debussy, Premiere Rhapsodie

Teacher: Jun Yang

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Zehan Wang, China, French Horn

Grand Prize

Woodwinds and Brass Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Ludwig van Beethoven, Horn Sonata op. 17, First movement

Teacher: Wen Quan

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Jessica Siyu Ding, New Zealand, Voice

First Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Jerome Kern, Long ago and Far away from Cover girl

Teacher: Fiona Li

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Ms. Nataksaphon Apikasemsant, Thailand, Voice

First Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Rodgers and Hammerstein, Impossible

Teacher: Waeowow Suriyarangsee

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Tara Bahukhandi, Philippines, Voice

Second Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Vaughn Williams, Linden Lea

Teacher: Perpy Lopez Heath

Accompanist: Joy Cacayan

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Noelle Tai, Philippines, Voice

Third Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Leonard Bernstein, Peter, Peter

Teacher: Perpy Lopez Heath

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Luciano Armand Copok, Philippines, Voice

Second Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Elton John, Electricity from Billy Elliot

Teacher: Perpy Lopez Heath

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Kate Lauren S. Sy Lato, Philippines, Voice

Second Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Giovanni Giordani, Caro Mio Ben

Teacher: Perpy Lopez Heath

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Luciano Armand Copok, Philippines, Voice

Third Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Tomasso Giordani, Caro Mio Ben

Teacher: Perpy Lopez Heath

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Caitlin Tai, Philippines, Voice

Third Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Christopher Field, Fall, Leaves, Fall

Teacher: Perpy Lopez Heath

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Zuri Mae T. Chua, Philippines, Voice

Second Place

Voice Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Leonard Bernstein, Peter, Peter

Teacher: Perpy Lopez Heath

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Reese Tiara C. Chen, Philippines, Voice

Second Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Enrique Granados, El Majo Discreto

Teacher: Perpy Lopez Heath

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Gabrielle Aerin Ong, Philippines, Voice

Third Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Enrico Granados, El Majo Discreto

Teacher: Perpy Heath

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Zachi Mhiel T. Chua, Philippines, Voice

Second Place

Voice Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Harry Burleigh, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

Teacher: Perpy Lopez Heath

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Qintong Wei, China, Voice

Third Place

Voice Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Giacomo Puccini and Giovacchino Forzano, O mio babbino caro

Teacher: Wang Jing

Accompanist: Song Wen Jie

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Rhiannon Malpass, Philippines, Voice

First Place

Voice Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

George Frideric Handel, Come unto Him

Teacher: Perpy Lopez Heath

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Isabela Monique Samson Madero, Philippines, Voice

First Place

Voice Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Musicians without a professional degree, 18+

Giacomo Puccini, Un bel di vedremo from Madama Butterfly, Act II

Teacher: Perpy Lopez Heath

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Lei Liang, China, Voice

First Place

Voice Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Giuseppe Verdi, Stride la Vampa - Il Trovatore

Teacher: Magdalena Idzik

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Howard Bennett, United States, Voice

Second Place

Voice Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Billy Joel, Piano Man

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Elaine Clemence Annabell, Indonesia, Piano

First Place

Concerto Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Francis Poulenc, Piano Concerto in C sharp Minor, FP 146, First movement: Allegretto; Franz Joseph Haydn, Sonata in B minor Hob XVI:32, First movement

Teacher: Rose Mery Halim

Accompanist: Marco Giovanni

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Wiktoria Minda, Poland, Oboe

First Place

Concerto Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Corelli-Barbirolli, Concerto for Oboe and Strings, First movement: Prelude; Philip Sparke, Promenade

Teacher: Konrad Mika

Accompanist: Kazuko Tsuji

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Melody Lin, Taiwan, Piano

Second Place

Concerto Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major Op. 19, Third movement: Molto Allegro; Franz Joseph Haydn, Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob.XVI/35: Allegro con brio

Teacher: Mary Ko

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Valentina Ramos, United States, Piano

First Place

Concerto Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Alexander Tsfasman, Snowflake; Edvard Grieg, Butterfly Op. 43 No. 1

Teacher: Natalia Varlashova

Accompanist: Elvira

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Delphine Adeline Bellinda, Indonesia, Piano

First Place

Concerto Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Dmitry Kabalevsky , Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Major, Op. 50, First movement: Allegro molto; Franz Joseph Haydn, Sonata in F Major Hob XVI:23, First movement

Teacher: Rose Mery Halim

Accompanist: Marco Giovanni

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Yihui Xie, China, Violin

First Place

Concerto Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Felix Mendelssohn , Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, I. Allegro molto appassionato; Jakob Dont, 24 Etudes and Caprices for Violin, Op. 35 No. 4

Teacher: Chenjun Fan

Accompanist: Xiaowen Jiang

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Kate Tang, United States, Violin

Second Place

Concerto Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Max Bruch, Concerto in G minor, Op. 26; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart , Violin Sonata No. 18 in G Major, K.301/293a

Teacher: Lu Li

Accompanist: Gongming Jiang

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Mehana Ellis, United States, Piano

First Place

Concerto Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Frédéric Chopin, Piano Concerto No. 1, First movement; Franz Liszt, Transcendental Etude No. 11 "Harmonies du Soir"

Teacher: Annamarie Mccarthy

Accompanist: Miles Graber

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Gabrielle Felicita Chen, Indonesia, Composition for Piano

First Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

L'amore di Kebo Iwa

Teacher: Prof. Wilson Chu

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Han Qiao, China, Composition

Grand Prize

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Moraine for 7 instruments

Teacher: Jianjun Qiao

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Enping Yang, China, Composition

Second Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Wuxing

Teacher: Wenpei Ju

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Yixuan Wang, China, Composition for String Quartet

Grand Prize

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

An impression of the chant from role of young lady of Beijing Opera

Teacher: Daqun Jia

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Yikun Jia, China, Composition for voice and piano

Third Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Ode to the Motherland

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Ziyun Jiang, China, Piano

First Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

The Charm of Wu Style Legacy · Bullfighting

Teacher: Jixue Wu

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Li Ziao, China, Composition

First Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

The light poetry II

Teacher: Xiaogang Ye

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Yikun Jia, China, Composition

Second Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Shanghai Girl - Time

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Wang Botao, China, Wind Quintet

Third Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Forest at Dusk for Wind Quintet

Teacher: Zhao Guang

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Shuya Feng, China, Composition

Third Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Kaleidoscope

Teacher: Jixue Wu

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Zhang Zhuocheng, China, Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Marimba, Vibraphone, Celesta

Honorable Mention

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Drips Karst Cave

Teacher: Zhou Xianglin

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Yunlin Yang, China, Composition

Certificate of Participation

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Memories of the city

Teacher: Jianqiang Xu