Tuesday, July 8, 2014

PIANO FINALISTS: all divisions

The American Prize is very pleased to announce FINALIST pianists for 2014 in all divisions. Congratulations! All finalists receive written evaluations from a member of The American Prize judging panel.

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Please make us aware of any misprints in the listings below by emailing: theamericanprize@gmail.com

The American Prize in Piano Performance (solo)—professional division 

Jason Chiu   El Cerrito CA
   Chopin Ballades 
Catharine Quillen Dornin  Concord NH
   Fanny & Felix Mendelssohn, Rachmaninoff, more
Mirna Lekic   Brooklyn NY
   Haydn, Liszt, Villa-Lobos, more
David McArthur  Fort Collins CO
   Bolcom, Bach/Busoni, Haydn, more
Miroslava Mintcheva   Fort Collins CO
   Scarlatti, Haydn Beethoven, Rachmaninoff
Peter Miyamoto   Columbia MO
   all-Brahms program, including 
   Handel Variations & Fugue
Nassib Nassar   Chapel Hill NC
   Brahms Third Piano Sonata (f minor)
Alessandra Tiraterra   Hillsborough NJ
   Bach, Haydn, Schumann (Symphonic Etudes, op 13)

The American Prize in Piano Performance (solo)—college/university division

Gabrielle Chou   Pembroke Pines FL
   Chopin, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven
Inhyun Lee   Brookline MA
   Bach, Haydn, Schumann, Bartok (Sonata)
Hyunki Yoon   Kansas City MO
   Schumann, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Bach

The American Prize in Piano Performance (solo)
—high school division


Benjamin Gittens   Mason OH
   Liszt, Scriabin, Beethoven, Rochberg (Toccata-Rag)
William Hume   Carlisle PA
   Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn (Variations Serieuses), 
   Lutolawski (Etude No. 2), more
Christopher Son Richardson   Lake Forest Park WA
   Haydn, Bach, Chopin, Beethoven, more
Jarod Yap   Clarence Center NY
   Beethoven, Chopin, Moszkowski 

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The American Prize in Piano Performance
—concerto division


Michael Angelucci   Owings Mills MD
    Grieg: A minor Concerto, 
    Saint-Saens: Second Concerto (G minor)
Gabrielle Chou   Pembroke Pines FL
    Chopin: E minor Concerto
William Hume   Carlisle PA
    Grieg: A minor Concerto
    Beethoven: Choral Fantasy
Kasandra Keeling   San Antonio TX
    Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Hyunki Yoon   Kansas City MO
    Prokofiev: First Concerto

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