Facebook page or follow us on Twitter #AmericanPrize, where that information will be published first.
If you are not a finalist this year, please remember that the contests
are not yet over. The American Prize reserves the right to award
Honorable Mentions and Citations for Special Achievement to any
contestant, regardless of final placement.
TAP has honored a
number of semi-finalists and quarter finalists in the past--to recognize
a unique talent or focus, unusual repertoire, vital programming or
Citations and Honorable Mentions are usually awarded at
the same time as winners and runners-up, but can be presented at any
time up to the last winners' announcement this fall.
Please make us aware of any misprints in the listings below by emailing: email@example.com
The American Prize in Piano Performance (solo)—professional division
Michael Angelucci Baltimore MD
Matthew Bengtson Wynnewood PA
Kris Carlisle Rome GA
Susan Chan Tigard OR
Kevin Class Knoxville TN
Jovanni-Rey de Pedro Moscow ID
Brendan Michael Kinsella McAllen TX
Mikyung Lim Anaheim CA
Susan Merdinger Highland Park IL
John Mortensen Cedarville OH
Yoon-Wha Roh North Reading MA
Daria Scarano Hanover MD
Joel Schoenhals Ann Arbor MI
Maria Sumareva Coral Gables FL
Garnet Ungar Boonville IN
The American Prize in Piano Performance (solo)—college/university division
Li-Hsin Chen Kansas City MO
Dion Cunningham College Park MD
Anna Dmytrenko Newark DE
Jae Young Kim New York NY
Dongyul Lee Los Angeles CA
The American Prize in Piano Performance (solo)
—high school division
Trenton Chang Logan UT
Heather Hsun Chang Palo Alto CA
Michael Hong Northridge CA
Allison Kirkegaard Downers Grove IL
Christopher Son Richardson Danville CA
Jarod Yap Clarence Center NY
We encourage finalists to make the most of their selection by
announcing it on social media, and including a
link to this announcement on
their website or blog.
Here is a sample announcement:
News! I've just been selected as a finalist in the (blank)
division of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the
performing arts. Here's the link: (copy link here). The American Prize
will be announcing winners in my division next month. You can learn
more about this prestigious national competition here:
www.theamericanprize.org or follow the news on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-American-Prize-celebrating-American-excellence-in-the-arts/214320622728 or Twitter: https://twitter.com/americanprize "
Please feel free to modify or expand this announcement to suit your needs.
Congratulations to all finalists.