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Winners 
New Year Season 2022

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Elizabeth Rabinovich, Canada, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

K. Longshtamp - Drushkevichov, March of Preschooler

Teacher: Miriam Ginzburg

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Mona Swaminathan, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Samuel Maykapar, The Orphan

Teacher: Zhu Zhu

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Saveri Bose, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Frederic Chopin, Piano Waltz No. 19 in A Minor, B.150

Teacher: Zoia Golofeeva

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Kenta Hewes, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Johann Sebastian Bach, Sinfonia in F Major BWV 794

Teacher: Deborah H. How

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George Dronov, Canada, Piano

Third Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Katya Pine, Cool Cat Waltz

Teacher: Miriam Ginzburg

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Jonathan Yang, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Franz Joseph Haydn, Sonata in C Major, 1767

Teacher: Zoia Golofeeva

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Wipada Chaoworawinyu, Thailand, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Frederic Chopin, Waltz in D-flat major, Op. 64, No. 1

Teacher: Dr. Akkra Yeunyonghattaporn

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Avitel Gaidukova, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Rolf Lovland , Song from Secret garden

Teacher: Godes Elina

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Michelle Jiang, Hong Kong, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Franz Liszt, Mephisto Waltz no. 1 in A Major

Teacher: Prof. Wolfgang Manz

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Weidong Ni, China, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Franz Schubert, Impormptu in B flat Op. 142 No. 3

Teacher: Qingyi Zhou

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Kean Truong, United States, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Fantasia in D minor

Teacher: Zoia Golofeeva

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Jingyi Yu, China, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Johannes Brahms, Capriccio in F sharp minor Op. 76, No. 1

Teacher: Yiran Liu

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Catherine Dick, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 2, No. 1, First movement

Teacher: Katarina Loudermilk

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Xiaoou Chu, China, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Claude Debussy, Prelude from Pour le piano

Teacher: Patrick Lechner

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Michelle Holly Santoso, Indonesia, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Junior Category, 13 – 14 years old

Mikhail Glinka, The Nightingale

Teacher: Cecilia Florence Wilieam

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Xikai Li, China, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Johannes Brahms, Rhapsody in G minor Op. 79, No. 2

Teacher: Yiran Liu

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Shuyu Chen, China, Piano

Second Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Heitor Vila-Lobos, Summer Idyll from Suite Floral

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Noah Altschuler, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Frederic Chopin, Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47

Teacher: Bella Beletsky-Shik

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Zijing Zhang, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Franz Liszt, Transcendental Etude No. 10

Teacher: Frank Levy

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Reina Hewes, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Franz Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

Teacher: Deborah H. How

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Emmy Rui Tang, United States, Piano

First Place

Keyboard Competition, General (Less competitive)

Musicians without a professional degree, 18+

Nikolai Medtner, Canzona Serenata op. 38 no. 6

Teacher: Anastasia Bryant

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Huang Yijun, China, Organ

First Place

Keyboard Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Maurice Durufle, Suite for organ, Op. 5, Third movement: Toccata

Teacher: Shen Yuan

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Tumelu Battur, Mongolia, Violin

Second Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 5 – 6 years old

Oskar Rieding , Concerto in B minor op. 35, Third movement

Teacher: Jargalmaa Sumiyadorj

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Benxu Yang, China, Cello

First Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Jean-Baptiste Breval, Sonata in C Major, Op. 40 No. 1, First movement

Teacher: Tao Ni

Accompanist: Lataryia Tamara

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Yooell Bong, South Korea, Cello

First Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Franz Joseph Haydn, Concerto No. 1 in C Major, First movement

Teacher: Hee-Jung Park, Young-In Jo

Accompanist: Soyoung Kim

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Evsanaa Munkhchuluun, Mongolia, Violin

Third Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Oskar Rieding, Concerto in B minor op. 35, Third movement

Teacher: Jargalmaa Sumiyadorj

Accompanist: Khongorzul Ganjoloo

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Tong (Alice) Wu, Australia, Violin

First Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart , Adagio in E Major, K. 261

Teacher: Prof. Shixiang Zhang, Yong Yang

Accompanist: Alison Cameron

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Anungoo Mendsaikhan, Mongolia, Violin

First Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Concerto No. 1 in A minor

Teacher: Jargalmaa Sumiyadorj

Accompanist: Nomin Erdene

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Tianjing Zheng, China, Violin

Third Place

Strings Competition, General (Less competitive)

Musicians without a professional degree, 18+

Vittorio Monti, Czardas

Teacher: Zuping He

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Yiyang Xue, China, Cello

First Place

Strings Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Gaspar Cassado, Suite for Cello Solo, First movement

Teacher: Eric Wilson

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Liwei Deng, China, Trumpet

First Place

Woodwinds and Brass Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Concerto E flat Major, First movement: Allegro con spirito

Teacher: Rui Li

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Shuai Hu, China, Clarinet

First Place

Woodwinds and Brass Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

Intermediate, 17 – 18 years old

Carl Maria Weber, Concerto no. 2

Teacher: Deng Huanghe

Accompanist: Zhang Yue

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Kaiyi Chen, Taiwan, Voice

First Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 7 – 8 years old

Kaiyi Chen, I Dreamed A Dream

Teacher: Victoria Hsiao Huan Hung

Accompanist: Victoria Hsiao Huan Hung

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Naran Tantayanon, Thailand, Voice

First Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Chris Miller, Everlasting from Tuck Everlasting

Teacher: Onwara Chaisomkun

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Kalyakorn Boonkittichaipan, Thailand, Voice

First Place

Voice Competition, General (Less competitive)

Junior Category, 11 – 12 years old

Richard Rodgers, I Whistle a Happy Tune from The King and I

Teacher: Onwara Chaisomkun

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Eric Hutsul, Canada, Composition for Piano

First Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old

Raindrop prelude

Teacher: Roman Aizenshtat

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Gao Zicheng, China, Composition

Second Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Intermediate, 15 – 16 years old

Fugue in D Major

Teacher: Xinjie Zhang

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Hong Chen, China, Composition for Voice

Second Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

Musicians without a professional degree, 18+

Pursue memory

Teacher: De Dai

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Xiaolin Pan, China, Composition

Grand Prize

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Shadows of Light

Teacher: Chen Musheng

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Zhi Wang, China, Composition for flute, violin, cello, guzheng & piano

First Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Priest Yu for flute, violin, cello, guzheng & piano

Teacher: Hui Liu

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Weijie Hua, China, Composition

First Place

Composition Competition, General (Less competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

In and Out

Teacher: Bochan Li

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Yu Ling, China, Composition

Grand Prize

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

The Long Farewell

Teacher: Deqing Wen

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Carlo Maria Clemente, Italy, Composition

First Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Waltz for clarinet and piano

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Tianle Shen, China, Composition

Second Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

impression of Er-quan

Teacher: Shiyue Qin

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Xiaowen Lei, China, Composition

Second Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

City Lights

Teacher: Jianqiang Xu

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Shi Xuemeng, China, Composition for Piano and Orchestra

Third Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Century

Teacher: Xu Jianqiang

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Xiaoqing Ma, China, Composition

Third Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

After mountains, after rain

Teacher: Xiaogang Ye

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Yutian He, China, Composition

Third Place

Composition Competition, Advanced (Highly competitive)

College Students and Professional Musicians, 18+

Hoist the sails to cross the sea

Teacher: Jianqiang Xu

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