Eisteddfodau and Competitions: 2019

Congratulations to all the students who have taken part to Eisteddfodau and Competitions this year


Queensland Piano Competition 9-11 Aug

Adjudicators – Jennifer Newcomb, Helen Smith, Inna Kogan, Angela Turner and Diane Selmon

 

1st Prizes

Cinnia Zheng - Novice

Phoenix Wang - Intermediate 8 yrs and under

Louis Fan - 10 yrs and under

Alex Anderson - 15 yrs and under

 

2nd Prizes

Liz Hanzhi Tian -  7 yrs and under

Liz Hanzhi Tian - Baroque 11 yrs and under

Rio Sato - 10 yrs and under

Grace Sun - 15 yrs and under

 

3rd Prizes

Chelsea Yu - Intermediate 14 yrs and under

Louis Fan - Baroque 11 yrs and under

Alex Anderson - Baroque 12 to 15 yrs

 

Highly CommendedEvan Wu - Intermediate 8 yrs and under

Fletcher Leivesley - Intermediate 14 yrs and under

Howard Zhang - Intermediate 14 yrs and under

Sophia Zhuang - 15 yrs and under

Ella Yiwen Chen - Baroque 11 yrs and under
Jacob Miu - Baroque 12- 15 yrs


National Bernstein Piano Competition (heats) 25 Jul

Louis Fan shortlisted to perform at the Finals of the National Bernstein Piano Competition, Junior section (8-12 yrs), Melbourne , 6 October


Gold Coast Eisteddfod - 13-18 Jul

Adjudicator – Suzanna Hlinka

 

Awards

Rio Sato - City of Gold Coast Trophy

Liz Hanzhi Tian - Judy Sun award for the most outstanding 20th Century performance

 

1st Prizes

Liz Hanzhi Tian - Baroque 15 yrs and under

Phoenix Ziyu Want - Solo A, 7 yrs and under

Liz Hanzhi Tian - Solo B, 7 yrs and under

Rio Sato - Solo 10 yrs

Maddison Cheng - Solo 9 yrs

Howard Zhang -Grade 3

Chelsea Yu - Grade 5

Liz Hanzhi Tian - Grade 6

Ella Yiwen Chen - Grade 7

Rio Sato - Junior Piano Championship 12 yrs and under

Liz Hanzhi Tian - 20th Century composer 14yrs and under

 

2nd Prizes

Ella Yiwen Chen - Solo 10 yrs

Rio Sato - Non-classical solo 11 yrs and under

Maddison Cheng - Grade 3

 

3rd Prizes

Howard Zhang & Maddison Cheng - Duet 20 yrs and under

Howard Zhang - Non-classical solo 11 yrs and under

 

Highly Commended

Chelsea Yu - Solo 8 yrs


rio's Competitions

Australia Piano World Competition - 23 June (adjudicator: Caroline Almonte)
1st prize -  9-12yrs  
Winner of the Best performance in the competition 
Quota Beenleigh Eisteddfod - 25-28 July (adjudicator: Mark Pinner)
Winner        Intermediate Championship
1st prize      Baroque 10-11ys
2nd prize     Solo 10-11yrs
3rd prize      Romantic 10-11yrs
3rd prize      Contemporary 10-11yrs
Muwillumbah Festival of Performing Arts - 27 June-4 July (adjudicator:Josh Konkelenberg)
1st prize       Solo 10yrs and under
1st prize       Solo popular 14yrs and under
2nd prize      Grade5 12yrs and under

Sydney Eisteddfod 20-21 July

Adjudicators - Jeremy Eskenazi and Dr Paul Rickard-Ford

1st Prize

Liz Hanzhi Tian -  7 yrs and under

 

2nd Prize

Louis Fan - 18th century


Brisbane Eisteddfod 14-18 July

Adjudicator – Max Olding and Joanna Gibson

 

1st Prizes

Liz Hanzhi Tian - Baroque 7 yrs

Liz Hanzhi Tian - Grade 6

Chelsea Yu - Classical 8 yrs

Louis Fan - Solo 10 yrs

Louis Fan - Classical 10 yrs

Alex Anderson - Solo 15-16 yrs

Alex Anderson - Classical 15-16 yrs

Esther Xinyan Yu - Baroque 14 yrs

Sophia Zhuang - Classica 14 yrs

 

2nd Prizes

Bianca Antonio - Baroque 7 yrs

Evan Wu - Solo 8 yrs

Rio Sato - Solo 10 yrs

Louis Fan - Baroque 10 yrs

Ella Yiwen Chen - Classical 10 yrs

 

3rd Prizes

Bianca Antonio - Solo 7 yrs

Liz Hanzhi Tian - Classica 7 yrs

Maddison Cheng - Grade 4

Evan Wu - Grade 3

Alex Anderson - Baroque 15-16 yrs

Esther Xinyan Yu - Solo 14 yrs

Grace Sun - Piano Recital Senior 14-16 yrs

 

Highly Commended

Liz Hanzhi Tian - Solo 7 yrs

Howard Zhang - Grade 4

Ella Yiwen Chen - Grade 7

Chelsea Yu - Solo 8 yrs

Howard Zhang - Solo 8 yrs

Maddison Cheng - Baroque 8 yrs

Evan Yu - Baroque 8 yrs

Evan Wu - Classical 8 yrs

Howard Zhang - Classical 8 yrs

Alex Anderson - Grade 8

Jacob Miu - Solo 15-16 yrs

Jacob Miu - Baroque 15-16 yrs

Sophia Zhuang - Solo 14 yrs


Redlands Eisteddfod  2-9 June

Adjudicator – Angela Turner

 

Awards

Daniel Antonio – Most Outstanding Junior Competitor

 

1st Prizes

Evan Wu - Jazz/Pop/Latin 7/8 yrs

Liz Hanzhi Tian – Baroque 12 yrs/under

Liz Hanzhi Tian – Grade 6

Bianca and Daniel Antonio – Piano Duet 12 yrs/under

Bianca Antonio – Grade 4

Daniel Antonio - Piano Solo 9-11 yrs

Daniel Antonio - Jazz/Pop/Latin 9/10 yrs

Daniel Antonio – Junior Championship 12 yrs and under

Alex Anderson – Intermediate Championship 13-15 yrs

 

2nd Prizes

Alex Anderson – Junior Concerto/Sontat

Alex Anderson – Piano Solo 14-16 yrs

Chelsea Yu - Piano Solo 8 yrs

Chelsea Yu – Grade 5

Mandy Chenfei Dong - Piano Solo 9-11 yrs

Esther Xinyan Yu – Piano Solo 12/13 yrs

Jacob Miu – Baroque 13-15 yrs

Daniel Luo – Grade 7-8

 

3rd Prizes

Bianca Antonio/Evan Wu (TIE) - Piano Solo 7 yrs/under

Evan Wu – Grade 3

 

Highly Commended

Liz Hanzi Tian - Piano Solo 7 yrs/under

Bianca Antonio - Jazz/Pop/Latin 7/8 yrs

Phoenix Siyu Want – Grade 2

Chenchen Lu – Grade 3

Jacob Miu - Intermediate Championship 13-15 yrs

 

Encouragement Award

Chenchen Lu - Piano Solo 7 yrs/under

Evan Wu - Piano Solo 7 yrs/under


Ipswich Eisteddfod 17-25 May

Adjudicators – Anne Linneman & Alison Riethmuller

 

Awards

Liz Hanzhi Tian – Dr Mark Kruger Award of Excellence

Alex Anderson – Intermediate Piano Aggregate Award (13-15 yrs)

 

1st Prizes

Liz Hanzhi Tian – Piano Solo 6 yrs

Liz Hanzhi Tian -  Baroque 10 yrs and under

Liz Hanzhi Tian – Sonata 12 yrs and under

Liz Hanzhi Tian – Grade 5 and 6

Mandy Chenfei Dong – Piano Solo 9 yrs

Alex Anderson – Baroque 13-15 yrs

Alex Anderson – Sonata 13-15yrs

Alex Anderson – Piano solo 14-15 yrs

 

2nd Prizes

Phoenix Siyu Wang - Piano Solo 6 yrs

Evan Wu – Piano solo 7 yrs

Louis Fan - Piano solo 9 yrs

Louis Fan – Grade 7 and 8

Alex Anderson – 20th c. 13-15 yrs

 

3rd Prizes

Howard Zhang - Piano solo 8 yrs

Rio Sato – Piano Solo 10 yrs

Phoenix Siyu Wang – Grade 1 and 2

Mandy Chenfei Dong - Sonata 12 yrs and under

 

Highly Commended

Mandy Chenfei Dong - 20thc. 12 yrs and under


Little Lev Piano Festival Masterclass

Alex Anderson and Rio Sato invited to perform at the Little Lev Showcase at the 2019 Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition and Festival on 11th July 2019 - QLD Conservatorium Theatre

 

Daniel Antonio, Alex Anderson and Rio Sato selected to perform at the Little Lev Piano Festival Masterclass with Glenn Riddle on 24th March, Ian Hanger Hall QLD Conservatorium.


Australia Piano Duo Festival

Jacob Miu and Sophia Zhang awarded, along another duet team, the Prize for the best piano duo in the Australia Piano Duo Festival concert in 2018

Schumann International Piano Competition, Düsseldorf, Germany, 6-9 March 2019

Jeremy Sun shortlisted to perform in the Competition's first round