Monday, September 18, 2017
SEMI-FINALISTS: piano solo, 2017-18
As the contests unfold, finalists, runners-up and winners will be selected from these lists. To know the exact date when finalists will be announced, please like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter #AmericanPrize, where that information will be published first.
We invite semi-finalists to make the most of their selection by announcing it on their facebook page, tweeting the news, and including a link to this announcement on their website or blog. A sample announcement may be found at the end of the post.
All contestants are reminded they are responsible for the viability of their online links to audition materials. Those links must remain active until complete results in the contest are announced officially. Questions, or to make us aware of any misprints in the listings below, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The American Prize in Piano Performance (solo)—professional division, 2017
Kris Carlisle Rome GA
Jiwon Choi Maryville MO
Andree-Ann Deschenes Los Angeles CA
Mirna Lekic Bayside NY
Qyunh Nguyen New York NY
Roberto Plano Holliston MA
Gabriel Quenneville-Belair Minneapolis MN
Tomasz Robak Baltimore MD
Michael Seregow Pullman WA
Johnandrew Slominski Rochester NY
Alessandra Tiraterra Hillsborough NJ
James Woolwine Coral Gables FL
The American Prize in Piano Performance (solo)—college university division, 2017
Harold Bailey Radford VA
Chia-Ying Chan Urbana IL
Pei-Sin Chen Columbus OH
Xiao Chen Los Angeles CA
Gabrielle Chou Pembroke Pines FL
Mimi Chun East Lansing MI
Ge Gao Los Angeles CA
William Hume Rochester NY
Yuan Jiang Tempe AZ
Mikhail Maurice Johnson Bowling Green OH
Ekaterina Paniukova Lubbock TX
Hyuna Park Cincinnati OH
Natasha Stojanovska Chicago IL
Nicholas Susi Saint Louis MO
Trenton Teruo Takaki Wilmette IL
John Wilson Miami Beach FL
The American Prize in Piano Performance (solo)
—high school division, 2017
Megan Auyeung Los Gatos CA
Yuqing Liu Sugar Land TX
Avik Sarkar Chestnut Hill MA
Victor Shlyakhtenko Los Angeles CA
Jarrett Mitsuhiro Takaki Willmette IL
Xiaoping Wang, Jr. Highland Park IL
Barbara Xiong Brentwood TN
We invite semi-finalists to make the most of their selection by announcing it on their facebook page, tweeting the news, and including a link to this announcement on their website or blog.
Here is a sample announcement:
"Great News! I've just been selected as a semi-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 finalists in my division later this year. 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 semi-finalists.