Winners of the Winter Season 2022

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Anan Wang, China, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 5 – 6 years old

T. Dutton, Christmas Day Secrets

Teacher: Lixuan Wang

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Veerindhra Songthaveephol, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

William Gillock, Valse Etude

Teacher: Dr. Christopher Janwong Mckiggan And Mrs.Thawanhathai Rujichaitammakul

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Maae Khunawanichkun, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

William Gillock , Valse Etude

Teacher: Louis Horner

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Natcharin Ploysomboon, Thailand, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Moritz Moszkowski, Pantomime Op.77 no. 8

Teacher: Thawanhathai Rujichaitammakul

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Esme Tran, United States, Piano

Grand Prize

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Albert Pieczonka, Tarantella in A minor

Teacher: Prof. Ana Maria Eckstein

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Thunjira Jutatreeraparp, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

H. Paganini, Variation

Teacher: Irina Novikova

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Catherine Zafiriou, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

N. Faber, The Spy

Teacher: Dr. Anna Kislitsyna

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Eben Hornung, Canada, Piano

First 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: Dr. Ekaterina Paniukova

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Pornrawin Brohmsarn, Thailand, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

William Gillock , Arabesque Sentimale

Teacher: Louis Horner

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Xinya Demi Cai, Hong Kong, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Franz Joseph Haydn, Piano Sonata Hob.XVI:50 in C Major

Teacher: Dr. Mingyi Gao

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Victoria Marie Ramos, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Frédéric Chopin, Fantasie in C sharp minor, Op. 66

Teacher: Marissa Rebadulla-Ramos, Peter Mack

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Zhongshu Chen, China, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Franz Liszt, La Campanella

Teacher: Teguh Sukaryo

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Nicole Narangarav Nyambat, United States, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Franz Joseph Haydn, Piano Sonata Hob. XVI:40, Second Movement: Presto

Teacher: Dr. Lubov Laura De Valois

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Evva Thompson, Canada, Piano

Honorable Mention

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Johann Sebastian Bach, Little Prelude in E Major

Teacher: Bianca Baciu

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Henry Battushig Nyambat, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Johann Sebastian Bach, Gigue from French Suite No. 6 BWV817

Teacher: Dr. Lubov Laura De Valois

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Aurora Snefrid Nuno Darvann-Hermann, Denmark, Piano

Honorable Mention

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Ludwig van Beethoven, Rondo Op. 51 no. 1

Teacher: Mimi Jin Feng Huang And Martin Lysholm Jepsen

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Rada Burinpanich, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Bela Bartok, Rondo No.1 from Folk Tunes: Three Rondos

Teacher: Thawanhathai Rujichaitammakul

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Eldar Ibrahimov, Canada, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Franz Liszt, Liebestraum No. 3

Teacher: Tatiana Scott

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Chloe Chen, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Johannes Brahms, Intermezzo in A major, Op. 118 no. 2

Teacher: Anna Kislitsyna

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Torsten Fras, United States, Harpsichord

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Domenico Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in A Minor K.54

Teacher: Anna Kislitsyna

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Rud Ekaterina, Russia, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Concerto in A Major No. 23, Third movement

Teacher: Tatiana Tomanova

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Lana Milanovic, Montenegro, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky , Nocturne in D Minor, Op. 19 no. 4

Teacher: Prof. Jelena Dobrkovic

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Savic Sergej, Montenegro, Piano

Honorable Mention

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Franz Liszt, Franz Liszt Etude D Minor Op. 1 no. 4

Teacher: Prof. Jelena Dobrkovic

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Weetiwat Siriwattanakorn, Thailand, Piano

Grand Prize

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Franz Liszt, Rigoletto Paraphrase

Teacher: Dr. Pornphan Banternghansa

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Matthew Li, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude and Fugue No. 18 in G Sharp Minor BWV 887 from the WTC Book 2

Teacher: Faye Mao

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Charlie Chen, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Mily Balakirev, Scherzo No. 2 in B-Flat Minor

Teacher: Faye Mao

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Antian Jiang, Canada, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Frédéric Chopin, Ballade no. 4 in F Minor

Teacher: Michael Esch

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Sezin Ege Kabakli, Turkey, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Robert Schumann, Novelette Op. 21 no. 8 in F Sharp Minor

Teacher: Ayan Nurieva Komur

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Brenda Mao, United States, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Clara Schumann, Piano Sonata in G Minor, First movement

Teacher: Faye Mao

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Roslyn Lee, United States, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Music Moment No. 4

Teacher: Cindy Lee

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Amadeusz Maksymiuk, Poland, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Frédéric Chopin, Scherzo in C sharp minor op. 39

Teacher: Barbara Jarantowska

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Charles Huang, Canada, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Xavier Montsalvatge , Sonatine pour Yvette, Second and Third movements: Moderato molto; Allegretto

Teacher: Faye Mao

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Grace Wang, United States, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Sonata No 7, Op 83, First movement: Allegro Inquieto

Teacher: Prof. Jonathan Bass

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Gabriel Landstedt, United States, Piano

Grand Prize

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Maurice Ravel, Une barque sur l'Ocean from Miroirs

Teacher: Mark Anderson

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Fadi Sabat, Israel, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Frédéric Chopin , Ballade Op. 47 no. 3 in A flat Major

Teacher: Mrs. Emma Spitkovsky

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Aleksandar Biserev Tomov, Bulgaria, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Toccata Op. 11

Teacher: Ilia Tchernaev

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Hyeri Choi, South Korea, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Franz Schubert, Piano Sonata No. 13 in A Major, D. 664, First movement

Teacher: Dr. Baruch Meir

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Cindy Jihyun Lee, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Clara Schumann, Nocturne Op. 6 No. 2

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Jing Xiao, China, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude and Fugue in E-flat Major from the WTC Book 2

Teacher: Yuri Kim

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Tam Ca Shun Cason, Hong Kong, Cello

Second Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

J. B. Lully, Gavotte

Teacher: Judy Lui

Accompanist: Crystal Li

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Aaliyah Higashimori, Japan, Violin

First Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Franz Joseph Haydn, Violin Concerto No. 4 in G Major, First movement

Teacher: Prof. Kirill Troussov

Accompanist: Tomoya Furuta

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Tam Pak Shun Parson, Hong Kong, Cello

First Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Camille Saint-Saëns, Allegro appassionato, Op. 43

Teacher: Judy Lui

Accompanist: Crystal Li

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Bernard Fan, Canada, Violin

First Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 5, Third movement

Teacher: Tony Fan

Accompanist: Michael Lui

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Danielle Hu, Australia, Violin

Second Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Pablo de Sarasate, Malaguena from Spanish Dances Op. 21

Teacher: Yong Yang

Accompanist: Molly Sung

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Alston Daniel Leung, Canada, Violin

First Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K. 211, First movement

Teacher: Hyejin Chung, Margaret Lysy

Accompanist: Ma Ka Chun

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Halle Naomi Leung, Canada, Violin

Second Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K.211, Third movement

Teacher: Hyejin Chung

Accompanist: Ma Ka Chun

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Wang Ziyi, China, Viola

Grand Prize

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Carl Maria von Weber, Andante e Rondo ungarese

Teacher: Xu Meng

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Anakin Ho Fai Tang, Hong Kong, Trumpet

First Place

Woodwinds and Brass Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Flor Peeters, Sonata for Trumpet and Piano, Second and Third movements

Teacher: Paul Archibald & Jimmy Tung

Accompanist: So Han Yau

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Anna Kurkdji, Canada, Percussion

First Place

Percussions Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

James Campbell, Engine Room

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Natalia Stephanie Ungstad, Canada, Voice

First Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Claude-Michel Schönberg and Herbert Kretzmer, I Dreamed a Dream

Teacher: Jack Lumayor

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Nakhun Pruksananont & Naphat Pruksananont, Thailand, Piano Ensemble

First Place

Ensemble Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, A little Night Music, First movement: Theme

Teacher: Dr. Anatsha Asadamongkol

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Wang Ziyi, China, Viola

First Place

Concerto Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Carl Stamitz, Viola Concerto in D Major, Op. 1; Rodolphe Kreutzer, Etude No. 36

Teacher: Xu Meng

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Cynthia Lin, Taiwan, Piano

Second Place

Concerto Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Johann Sebastian Bach, Piano Concerto in F Minor BWV 1056, First movement; Frederic Chopin, Nocturne op. 9 no. 1

Teacher: Mary Ko

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Javier Monsalve Ledesma, Spain, Piano

Second Place

Concerto Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Johannes Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, First movement; Sergei Prokofiev, Piano Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, op. 28

Teacher: Ivan Citera

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Liam Brown, Nathanael Pollard, Ciaran Galati, Tommy Metcalfe, Alex Pedherney, Canada, Bass, Piano, Sax, Guitar, and Drums

First Place

Jazz Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Liam Brown, Au Fish

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Assawongrat Assarangchai, Thailand, Thai Flute

First Place

Traditional Music Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Kasem Suwanmaena, Sieng Klui Reik Nang

Teacher: Narapat Phabanjongjit

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Esteban Alvarez, United States, Piano

Second Place

Traditional Music Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Zequinha de Abreu, Tico Tico No Fuba

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Ruohua Lin, China, Composition for Piano

First Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Humor

Teacher: Molly Yu

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Zhou Yaowen, China, Composition for Piano and Tenor

Grand Prize

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Musicians without a professional degree, 18+

The lied Huang Helou

Teacher: Lv Huang

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Feng Weng, China, Composition for Orchestra

First Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Billowing seas - The Omen of Revitalization

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Li Jia, China, Composition

First Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Three Preludes

Teacher: Quan Huiqi

Accompanist: Jia Li

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Ken'Ichi Masakado, Japan, Composition

Second Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Sonata meccanica for Solo Euphonium

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Sergio Rene Martinez, Argentina, Composition for Piano

Second Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Dialogue of Stars "Listen to the resonances...the Light in the Light"