Winners of 2020 Spring Competitions

Piano Competition

Young Musician Category (5 – 10 years old)

Vladimir Kariakin, Russia, Grand Prize

Teacher: Natalia Kreknina

Program:

1) J.S. Bach, Concerto No. 5 in F Minor BWV 1056, 3rd movement
2) J.S. Bach, Three part invention No. 4 in D Minor
3) F. Mendelssohn, Songs Without Words Op. 38, No. 2

Nikki Lau, Canada , First Place

Teacher: Angela Ho

Program:

F. Chopin, Waltz Op. Posth. in A Minor

Aidan Lu, Canada, First Place

Teacher: Dr. Ekaterina Paniukova

Program:

Dmitrii Shostakovich, Waltz Scherzo from Ballet Suite No. 1

Emma Chiang, Canada, Second Place

Teacher: Dr. Ekaterina Paniukova

Program:

Dmitrii Kabalevsky, Toccatina from Children's Pieces, Op. 27

Olga Saghatelyan, Armenia, Third Place

Teacher: Honored pedagogue of the Republic of Armenia Karine Harutyunyan

Program:

1) Rodriges, Bolero
2) Aram Khachaturian, Folk Imitation
3) Claude Debussy, The Little Negro

Kayley Low, Canada, Third Place

Teacher: Dr. Ekaterina Paniukova

Program:

Yoshinao Nakada, The Song of Twilight

Amelia Sheldon, Canada, Fourth Place

Teacher: Dr. Ekaterina Paniukova

Program:

1) Robert Schumann, The First Loss from the Album for the Young, Op. 68
2) Robert Schumann, The Happy Farmer from the Album for the Young, Op. 68

Piano Competition

Junior Category (11 – 14 years old)

Svetlana Hakobyan, Armenia, Grand Prize

Teacher: Honored pedagogue of the Republic of Armenia Karine Harutyunyan

Program:

1) F. Chopin Variations on a German Air
2) J.S. Bach, Prelude from the English Suite No. 2

Kima Ohanyan, Armenia, First Place

Teacher: Honored pedagogue of the Republic of Armenia Karine Harutyunyan

Program:

1) Ernesto Lecuona, Malaguena
2) Claude Debussy, Prelude from Pour le Piano

Grigorii Zhizhilkin, Russia, First Place

Teacher: Natalia Pikalova

Program:

1) Isaac Dunajewski, Walts "Polovchanskie sadi"
2) Sergey Prokofiev, Mercutio