Winners of the Summer Season 2022

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Maritza Ysabela Goldin, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 5 – 6 years old

Elena Gnesina, Etude

Teacher: Elena Fomicheva

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Elly Wang, Australia, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Johann Sebastian Bach, Menuet in G major BWV Anh 116

Teacher: Elena Paulsen

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Chen Yanjing, Singapore, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Oliver Francis Huang-Hsu, Epilogue, Fifth movement from Tawahi

Teacher: Elitsa Momcheva

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Ken Ademaro Prakoso Sulistyo, Indonesia, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

William Gillock , Holiday In Paris

Teacher: Sanny Hepianando

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Akin Palanuwech, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Sergei Prokofiev, Tarantella, Op. 65 No. 4

Teacher: Mr. Kant Lomsomboon

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Prapawarin Hotrawaisaya, Thailand, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Neils Wilhelm Gade, The Boys’ round dance Op. 36 no. 2

Teacher: Narissara Pitaksereechai

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Paillusseau Salome, France, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Viktor Kosenko, Op. 25 no. 1

Teacher: Mi-Young Lee

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Sacha Worms, France, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Solfeggietto

Teacher: Mi-Young Lee

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Keeratiya Thuptimkuna, Thailand, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Dmitry Kabalevsky, Etude in A minor from 30 Children's Pieces, Op. 27 No. 3

Teacher: Kant Lormsomboon

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Xiaoqi Yu, China, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Dmitry Kabalevsky , Sonata Op. 46 No. 3, First movement: Allegro con moto

Teacher: Qingyi Zhou

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Elene Darchia, Georgia, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Albert Pieczonka, Tarantella in A minor

Teacher: Tinatin Lordkipanidze

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Hangzhi (Heather) Dong, China, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Franz Liszt, Consolation No. 3

Teacher: Luda Najda

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Daniel Yakubov, Canada, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Amy Fairchild, Summer Rain

Teacher: Miriam Ginzburg

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Daniel Choi, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Etude-Tableau in G Minor, Op. 33, No. 8

Teacher: Tatyana Bayliyeva

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Julia S. Gentry, United States, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata in C minor Op. 13

Teacher: Ana Maria Eckstein

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Jiaxin (Maggie) Li, New Zealand, Piano

Honorable Mention

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Carl Czerny, Art of Fingers' Dexterity Op. 740 no. 11

Teacher: Nick Zhaoliang Wang

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Anna Lee, Canada, Piano

Honorable Mention

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Mily Balakirev, The Lark

Teacher: Gladys Chan

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Anthony Felix Tanaka, Indonesia, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Claude Debussy , Minstrels from Prelude Book 1

Teacher: Rina Setiani

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Karina Lily Arutyunov, United States, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Frederic Chopin, Nocturne in C sharp minor

Teacher: Ekaterina Gueorgueva

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Rafael Ambrosio, Brazil, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Villa Lobos, Impressões Seresteiras

Teacher: Michelle Souza Medeiros

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Junda David Xin, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Maurice Ravel, Valses nobles et sentimentales

Teacher: Natalia Varlashova

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Ding Yu, China, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Alexander Scriabin, Étude Op. 8 No. 12

Teacher: Jin Yiming

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Aranza Ortega Jaimes, Mexico, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Frederic Chopin, Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 20

Teacher: Cristobal Juarez Navarrete

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Samantha Tran, Canada, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Johannes Brahms, Ballade in D Minor, Op. 10, No. 1

Teacher: Dr. Nancy Tye

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Junyi Stone Xin, United States, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Richard Strauss, Fünf Klavierstücke

Teacher: Natalia Varlashova

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Avik Peddi, United States, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Edvard Grieg, Poetic - Tone Picture Op. 3 no. 3

Teacher: Natalia Varlashova

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Lyndon Huang, United States, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Edvard Grieg, In The Hall of the Mountain King

Teacher: Pablo Martinez

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Aidan Xu, United States, Piano

Honorable Mention

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Frederic Chopin, Nocturne Op. 72, No. 1

Teacher: Pablo Martinez

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Shining Sun, United States, Piano

Honorable Mention

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Franz Joseph Haydn, Piano Sonata in G major Hob. XVI:39, Third Movement

Teacher: Pablo Martinez

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Jeslyn Cai, United States, Piano

Grand Prize

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Sonata in B flat minor, Op. 36, First movement: Allegro agitato

Teacher: Dr. Peter Mack & Mrs. Karlyn Brett

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Ian Sun, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Dudley Moore, Beethoven Sonata Parody

Teacher: Dr. Anna Kislitsyna

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Angus Hiew Vun Hon, Malaysia, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata in C Minor, Op. 13, First movement

Teacher: Chang Nyuk Ling

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Danni Huang, China, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Musicians without a professional degree, 18+

Robert Schumann, Vienna Carnaval Op. 26: Finale

Teacher: Xin Wang

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Yiheng Xiang, China, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 9 in E Major Op. 14 No. 1, First movement

Teacher: Danyang Li

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Elmer Leonel Galvan Hernandez, Mexico, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Franz Joseph Haydn , Sonata No. 49 in E flat Major Hob/59, First movement

Teacher: Dr. Antonina Dragan

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Xintian Li, China, Violin

First Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Yuan Mao, Spring Carols

Teacher: Fangliang Ning

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Leila Choi, United States, Viola

Second Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Georg Philipp Telemann, Viola Concerto No. 2, Second movement

Teacher: Minjung Chun

Accompanist: Ko Un Park

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Kritticha Laoprapassorn, Thailand, Harp

First Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

David Watkins, Fire Dance from Petite Suite

Teacher: Ms. Ema Mitarai

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Tassawan Pussaramalai, Thailand, Harp

First Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Marcel Tournier , Etude de Concert

Teacher: Ema Mitarai

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William Chen, China, Cello

First Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme

Teacher: Mu Zhu And Yi Chen Yang

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Guo Ru, Australia, Violin

Second Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

George Frideric Handel, Sonata in D Major, Second movement

Teacher: Fox Chan

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Alexandra Kate Sim, Philippines, Voice

Second Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Traditional Newfoundland, She's Like the Swallow

Teacher: Perpy Heath

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Yuqi Song, China, Voice

Third Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

César Franck, Panis Angelicus

Teacher: Dengfeng Zhao

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Zhu Yanrun, China, Voice

First Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Voi che sapete

Teacher: Shirong Zhang

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Junzhi Wu, China, Voice

First Place

Voice Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Dies Bildniss ist bezaubernd schon

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B. Bulgagmaa, B. Michidmaa, A. Ankhzaya, N. Amin-Erdene, S. Oyu-Nomin, T. Amar, G. Uulen, E. Misheel, Ch. Bujinlkham, O. Ninjin, G. Tselmuunbileg, Mongolia, Violin Ensemble

First Place

Ensemble Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

L. Murdorj, The steppe in the four seasons from Mongolian children's songs medley

Teacher: Gurjav Otgonjargal

Accompanist: Gurjav Otgonjargal

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Sean Choi And Daniel Choi, United States, Piano

Grand Prize

Ensemble Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Randall Compton, C. S. Theme and Variations

Teacher: Tatyana Bayliyeva

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Cynthia Wu, Veronica Merinova, Sabrina Yao, Lilian Zeng, United States, Violin Quartet

Second Place

Ensemble Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Karl Bohm, Violin Quartet in G major

Teacher: Junnan Jin

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Jorik Miguel S. Jundez And Psalm Darius C. Regis, Philippines, Drums and Piano Duet

First Place

Ensemble Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Noriyuki Iwadare, Puruit Lying Coldly from Ace Attorney Investigations

Teacher: Claire Hope S. Villareal And Tricia Ann S. Villareal

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Guo Ru, Australia, Violin

Second Place

Concerto Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Johann Sebastian Bach, Concerto in E Major BWV 1042, Second movement; Johann Sebastian Bach, Concerto in E Major BWV 1042, Third movement

Teacher: Fox Chan

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Wiktor Wysocki, Poland, Clarinet

Second Place

Concerto Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Aaron Copland, Clarinet Concerto; Louis Cahuzac, Arlequin

Teacher: Krzysztof Zbijowski

Accompanist: Romana Orlowska

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Malchenko Natalia, Ukraine, Accordion

Third Place

Traditional Music Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Author's melody, In the summer garden

Teacher: Duzhenko Maryna Viktorivna

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Charles Z. Wang, United States, Composition for Piano

First Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Strong Breeze

Teacher: Yiming Wu

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Jenny Yu, United States, Composition for Piano

First Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Paradise Adventure

Teacher: Yiming Wu

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Ethan Lim Fang Yue, Malaysia, Composition for Electronic Organ

First Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Exotic Rainforest

Teacher: Lim Jit San

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William T. Wang, United States, Composition for Piano

Third Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Midnight

Teacher: Yiming Wu

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Qianxun Zhao, United States, Composition for Piano

Second Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Piano Solo

Teacher: Yiming Wu And Meng Wang

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Mark Ma, Canada, Composition for Piano

Second Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Sailor’s Journey

Teacher: Yiming Wu

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Alexander Vivero Pulido, Mexico, Composition for Piano

Second Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Nocturne for piano solo

Teacher: Alexis Aranda Mora

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Guo Ru, Australia, Composition

Third Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Nocturne No. 1

Teacher: Harmonia Junus

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Ethan Jared R. Chan, Philippines, Composition for Violin, Piano, and Electric Bass

Second Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Pursuit

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Eric Bao, United States, Composition for Piano

Honorable Mention

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

A Winter Sunday

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Zhang Zhuocheng, China, Composition for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano

Second Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Mutation

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Shuya Feng, China, Composition

First Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

A quicksand in a dream

Teacher: Jixue Wu

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Guang Yang, China, Composition

Second Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Music to Hear

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Ou Chenchen, China, Composition for Guqin and Orchestra

Second Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

The Rhyme of the Ancient Boat

Teacher: Jia Guoping

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Tong Runchen, China, Composition for Soprano and Piano

Third Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Searching

Teacher: Jia Daqun

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Zhang Zhuocheng, China, Composition for Piccolo, Horn, Harp, Erhu, & Zhongruan

Third Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Jungle on Summer Night

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Wang Qianwen, China, Composition for Cello and Piano

Third Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Pull for cello and piano