Student Awards 2014-15

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS

Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition

Press Release from Eastman Conservatory of Music:

ROCHESTER, N.Y. July 19, 2015– Brian Le, 17, of Silver Spring, Md,, was awarded first prize in the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition Saturday, July 18, following a stellar performance of the first movement Allegro maestoso of Chopin’s Concerto No. 1 in E Minor with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under conductor Neil Varon. As the top winner in the event for talented 15-to-18-year-old pianists, held at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, Le was awarded the Gold Medal, a cash prize of $10,000, and a New York City Debut Concert on the DiMenna Center Piano Concert Series

Pepsico/Charleston Symphony Concerto Competition

Winner, Brian Le

Southeastern Piano Festival

Finalist, Brian Le

DC AREA INDEPENDENT COMPETITIONS

National Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition


Honorable Mention, Brian Le

Alden Theater Young Artists


Brian Le, Ashley Ondoua, Virginia Sun and Jennifer Su,

Providence Competition

Finalist, Kevin Wang

Young Artists Musicale Performers

Ethan Liu

Attrus C. Fleming Scholarship

Jennifer Su

National Symphony Orchestra Young Soloists Competition

Finals, Honorable Mention, Brian Le

MUSIC TEACHERS NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

Senior Piano Competition Solo

Winner of DC and Honorable Mention of Eastern Division: Brian Le

Senior Piano Competition Duet

Winner of District of Columbia and Alternate of Eastern Division: Jennifer Su & Virginia Su

WASHINGTON MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

Raissa Tselentis Bach Competition

Winner, Kaia Griggs

Specialty Competition

Second Place award: Kevin Wang

Third Place award: Ashley Ondoua

Honorable Mention awards: Ethan Liu, Annabel Lee

Honors Recital

NORTHERN VIRGINA MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

Concerto Festival

Second Place awards: Ethan Liu, Lena Stechuk

Third Place awards: Kaia Griggs, Annabel Lee, Owen Murray

Honorable Mention award: Jialin Tso

Honors Recital

Kevin Wang, Ethan Liu

Bach/Baroque Competition Honors Recital

Jialin Tso

Piano Ensemble Competition

1st prize awards: Kevin Wang & Alex Peng

2nd prize awards: Owen Murray & Tano Chun; Annabel Lee & Katherine Wang (student of Silva Blazquez); Kevin Wen (student of Laura Bogart) and Ethan Liu.

3rd prize awards: Kaia Griggs & Lena Stechuk

Honorable Mention awards: Ellen Chen & Ellen Wu; Ashley Ondoua & Jialin Tso; Celine Chen & Emily He.

MARYLAND STATE MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

Spring Festival Piano Ensemble Competition

Senior Division Winner, Jennifer Su and Virginia Sun

Concerto Competition

Winner: Kevin Wang. Alternate, Emily He

 

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