PRIZEWINNERS 2018

Group I

First Prize- Hazal Ghazarian Skaggs Award

Zen Hung

student of Eugenia Betman

Le Coucou by Louis-Claude Daquin

Second Prize-  Pauline Styler Award

Zachary Chang

student of Snow Wilson

Camp of the Gypsies op. 424 n.3 by Franz Behr

Third Prize - Lester B. Major Award

Aydan Ferrao

student of Tatjana Rankovich

Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum from Children’s Corner by Claude Debussy

Honorable Mention

Judith Huang

student of Cathy Tao Yin

Prelude in D Major BWV 936 from the 18 Little Preludes by J.S. Bach

Group II

First Prize- Hazal Ghazarian Skaggs Award

Daniel Haiduc

student of Yukimi Song

Spinning Song from Songs without Words op.67 n.4 by Felix Mendelssohn

Second Prize- Pauline Styler Award

Ariana Thomas

student of Rie Matsumoto

Sentimental Melody by Aaron Copland

Third Prize-  Adele Velo Award

Kevin Jin

student of Gloria Chu

Aria con variazione G.36 by George Frideric Handel

Honorable Mentions

Jefferson Zhou

student of Tomoko Uchino

Tarantella from Music for Children op.65 n.4 by Sergei Prokofiev

Sky (Tianyi) Han

student of Ingrid Clarfield

Prelude from Suite Bergamasque by Claude Debussy

Emma Savonije

student of Jocelyn Stewart

Sonatina op.55 n.3 by Friedrich Kuhlau

Group III

First Prize  - Hazal Ghazarian Skaggs Award

Vincent Jiang

student of Gloria Chu

Scherzo from Fantasy Pieces, op. 6 n. 3 by Charles Griffes

Second Prize- Pauline Styler Award

Lucas Amory

student of Julian Martin

Sonata op. 1 (First movement) by Johannes Brahms

Third Prize- Vera Wills Award

Meghan Jin

student of Gloria Chu

Sonata op.31 n.3 (First movement) by Ludwig van Beethoven

Honorable Mentions

Jenna Cooley

student of Gloria Chu

Etude op. 25 n.9 by Frederic Chopin

Sammi Li

student of Ingrid Clarfield

Nocturne op.33 by Samuel Barber

Jacqueline Ramírez

student of Nathaniel LaNasa

The Lark by Mikhail Glinka / Mily Balakirev

Group IV

First Prize-  Hazal Ghazarian Skaggs Award

Not awarded

Second Prize- Pauline Styler Award (TIE)

Blake Frank

student of Snow Wilson

Prelude and Fugue in E major, WTC I,  BWV 854 by Johann Sebastian Bach

Kevin Zhong

student of Gloria Chu

Scherzo n.2 op. 31 by Frederic Chopin

Third Prize- Beverly Shea Award

Takako Chisaka

student of Rie Matsumoto

Valse Pritemps, No. 4 -Histoire Perdue  by Piet Swerts

Dorothy and Sidney Morrow Baroque Composition Award

Blake Frank

student of Snow Wilson

Prelude and Fugue in E major, WTC I,  BWV 854 by Johann Sebastian Bach

Regina Rubinoff 20/21 Century American Composer Awards

Vincent Jiang

student of Gloria Chu

Scherzo from Fantasy Pieces, op. 6 n. 3 by Charles Griffes

Regina Rubinoff Living Composer Award

Takako Chisaka

student of Rie Matsumoto

Valse Pritemps, No. 4 -Histoire Perdue  by Piet Swerts