Congratulations, piano competition winners!

Piano Competition Winners

The final round of the Piano Competition held on Sunday June 11 was filled with virtuosity, expressiveness, and suspense. In the end, the following young artists prevailed in their class –

  • Elementary Artists (ages 6-9) – Elijah Yoon of Glen Mills, PA, student of Natalie Zhu
  • Intermediate Artists (ages 10-12) – no winner
  • Junior Artists (ages 13-15) – Elizabeth Yang of Belle Mead, NJ, student of Grace Yang
  • Senior Artists (ages 16-18) – Qinghong Lian of Flushing, NY, student of Jeffrey Cohen
  • Four Hands – Elizabeth Yang and James Yang of Belle Mead, NJ, students of Grace Yang
  • Open Class (under the age of 25) – Ziang Xu of Boston, MA, student of Victor Rosenbaum
  • Richard Tang Yuk Award for Outstanding Performance and winner of the Jacobs Music Grand Prize trip to Tanglewood – LiYuan Byrne of Verona, NJ, student of Chiu-Tze Lin

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all the contestants for participating! Information about the 2018 Piano Competition will be available online in early Fall.