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(Season II)

Congratulations to all winners of London Festival Competition!

JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
LAURA ARIAS PALOMINO Spanish young pianist who began her musical studies of piano and violin at the age of eight, she studied at Ziryab Musician Professional Conservatory, currently studying of Professional Degree. She has completed Masterclasses and advanced courses with teachers such as Leonel Morales, Leo de María, Tommaso Cogato and others, all agreeing on the great musical talent she possess. She has performed innumerable performances as well as concerts in different auditoriums and halls, participating in different institutional organism and events.
SYED FATEEN AHMED is a 12 yr old musician from Bangalore. He began learning piano at the age of three and his quest for learning western classical piano grew immensely under the tutelage of Belarusian Concert pianists & Concert masters Natallia Kapylova and Liudmilla Alizarchyk who graduated from Belarus State Conservatory with musical lineage to J.S.Bach under Prof. Yushkevitch. He was the winner of 5th Kawai National Junior Piano Competition in the year 2018. Fateen has taken masterclasses from Steinway pianists Karl Lutchmayer and Neville Bharucha. Fateen was the winner & came first in The First Online Young Stars International Piano Competition 2020, Category C held at Boston along with a Diploma & invitation to Massachusetts next year for a recital.
RENEE YADAV is 14 and is a student of Katryna Tan of Rave Harps in Singapore. Renee is the 4th Prize winner in the 30th Nippon Harp Competition (Japan, 2018), 1st Prize Junior winner in the Young Talents Project (Singapore, 2017) and 1st Prize Junior winner in the Young Artist’s Harp Competition (USA, 2016). Renee was awarded Distinction with Honors at the Raffles Music International Festival Chamber Competition (Singapore, 2019). She performs actively and has performed in Singapore, Hong Kong and USA.
AODEN TEO studies the cello with Singapore Symphony Orchestra, cello section fixed chair, Guo Hao. Aoden has won first prize in many international competitions including the 3rd International Competition for Best Schumann Performance, 2019, the Art of Instrumental Performance competition series, 2019, and the Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition, 2018.
SVEN BAUER internationally acclaimed soloist and chamber musician, fascinates the audience with a symbiosis of breathtaking virtuosity and artistic maturity. His concert activities have led the young pianist to world-famous concert halls including the Carnegie Hall New York, the Royal Albert Hall London, the Wiener Musikverein, the Berlin Philharmonie and the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, to the Residence of the German ambassador in Rome, as well as to exceptional places such as the production hall of a Swiss metal construction company and the Acropolis Museum Athens.
YUCHUN CHENG Rainer Moog, former Principal Viola of Berliner Philharmoniker once describe Yuchun as: One possess perfect pitch and who is well versed in musical playing skills. Bright future lies before her. Yu Chun was born in Tainan, Taiwan in December, 1997. She is now studying at The Juilliard School-Bachelor of music with Professor Hsin Yun Huang. She has been playing violin and piano since the age of five. In 2013, she went to the U.S. for advanced music study in the Juilliard Precollege Division and received The Juilliard School Pre-College Division Class of 2016 Commencement Award.

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY (19 – 35 Years Old)

FIRST PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Sven Bauer, Piano 31 Germany
Yuchun Cheng, Viola 23 Taiwan
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
Peng-Ying Lee, Violin 19 Taiwan

YOUNG MUSICIAN CATEGORY (8 Years Old and Younger)

FIRST PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Lin Tokura, Violin 8 USA
Scarlett Ziyan Tiong, Violin 7 Singapore
Valencia Song, Harp 8 Singapore
Guillaume Benoliel, Piano 6 France
Belinda Zhu, Piano 7 USA
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Esther Chiu, Violin 7 Singapore
Elliot Lim Yuheng, Violin 7 Singapore
Alexander Christian Tiemroth, Piano 7 Denmark
Chanel Chua Jia Xi, Harp 7 Singapore
Mikkel Myer Lee, Piano 7 Singapore
Megan Wan Gai Wing, Harp 8 Singapore
Kelsey Low Min En, Flute 7 Singapore
Ho Tsz Ying, Harp 8 Hong Kong
Wong Tsz Kwan Harvey, Piano 5 Hong Kong
Chanutpapha Yuwannakul, Piano 8 Thailand
Nguyen Uyen Minh, Piano 6 Vietnam
Shavonne Looi, Piano 7 Singapore
Kwok Ching Yin Stephanie, Harp 6 Hong Kong
Ling Ci En Ruth, Piano 7 Singapore
Alyssa Ooi, Violin 6 Singapore
Charlotte Sheum Yi Fei, Harp 6 Singapore
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Karen Li, Piano 6 Singapore
Grace Yuen, Vocal 7 Hong Kong
Nicola Leung Ying Sin, Flute 6 Singapore
Keane Ching Chao An, Violin 6 Singapore
Shihan Huang, Violin 5 Singapore
Yeung Chun Ho, Flute 6 Hong Kong
Tanaka Yui, Violin 7 Japan
Xuan Xiao Lan, Piano 8 China
Phoebe Leong, Violin 7 Singapore
HONORABLE MENTION
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Sarah Xuan En Goh Cazaly, Violin 4 Malaysia
Yi Ting Ng, Violin 5 Malaysia

JUNIOR CATEGORY (9 – 12 Years Old)

FIRST PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Laura Arias Palomino, Piano 12 Spain
Syed Fateen Ahmed, Piano 12 India
Kaitlyn Tan, Harp 12 Singapore
Lee Chong Jin Ian, Flute 10 Singapore
Ritz Efrason Edisyams Yapriono, Piano 9 Indonesia
Phang Bei Lin, Harp 12 Singapore
Phạm Bách, Violin 11 Vietnam
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Ng Yi Wei, Harp 12 Malaysia
Yen Yu Chow, Harp 11 Singapore
Riola Susuri, Piano 10 Kosovo
Daniel Feng, Violin 12 Australia
Khwanchat Wongkhanmuang, Piano 11 Thailand
Ariel Ching, Violin 10 Singapore
Hitomi Alyssa Yip, Harp 10 Japan
Shavaun Toh, Cello 11 Singapore
Maximilian Elliott Kwan, Cello 9 UK
Kate Ching Chao Rui, Harp 10 Singapore
Lim Yi Xuan Earlene, Violin 11 Singapore
Cooper Li, Violin 9 Australia
Annabel Rae Ng, Violin 11 Singapore
Hitomi Alyssa Yip, Vocal 10 Japan
Alysha Tran Van Anh, Violin 9 Singapore
Shih-Ying Huang, Vocal 12 Taiwan
Zhi Yi Yang, Piano 9 Singapore
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Jaehee Jung, Flute 12 South Korea
Yingze Abby Zhao, Piano 11 Australia
Sherie Tan, Violin 10 Singapore
Yeo Ka Ing, Vocal 11 Singapore
Elysse Law, Piano 9 UK
Kazel Chua Wen Xuan, Piano 9 Singapore
Timothy Leow, Violin 11 Singapore
Louise Amadea Malphettes, Flute 9 USA
Wang ZhiQi, Violin 10 China
Karl Schmitt, Piano 10 Germany

INTERMEDIATE CATEGORY (13 – 15 Years Old)

FIRST PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Renee Yadav, Harp 13 Singapore
Chloe Lam Zhuo Yi, Harp 15 Singapore
Nathanelle Laura Tan, Violin 14 Singapore
Isabel Ho Kye Li, Harp 13 Singapore
Chew Yi, Harp 13 Malaysia
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Ying Qian Chow, Harp 13 Singapore
Chew Yi, Piano 13 Malaysia
Scarlett Huang Sheng Lin, Clarinet 14 Singapore
Yu Kai Qi Abby, Harp 13 Singapore
Anja Miljenovic, Violin 14 Montenegro
Brea Tan, Piano 13 Singapore
Hanno Pil, Piano 13 Denmark
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Olivia Shing, Violin 13 Canada
Joshua Chang Shih Chieh, Piano 14 Singapore
Nicole Pang Xe Wen, Piano 14 Singapore
Watt Sook Ting Kimberly, Piano 14 Singapore
Kung Hao Hsueh, Violin 13 Hong Kong
Rohan Dalal, Piano 13 USA

ADVANCED CATEGORY (16 – 18 Years Old)

FIRST PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Aoden Teo, Cello 18 Singapore
Lee Su Min, Harp 17 Singapore
Yuki Chew Min Er, Violin 16 Singapore
Silvio Caroli, Piano 17 Italy
Elena Álvarez, Flute 16 Spain
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Lim Jo Ann, Violin 16 Malaysia
Mila Schäfer, Cello 16 Germany
Rachael Chen, Violin 17 USA
Tanja Bardek, Violin 16 Montenegro
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Low Jeeng Qian, Piano 17 Malaysia
Lila Schweinfurth, Violin 16 Poland

CHAMBER MUSIC GROUP A CATEGORY (12 Years Old and Younger)

SECOND PLACE WINNERS
GROUP NAME COUNTRY
VIOLIN TRIO – The Violin Angels,
Anna Van Praet, Faith Divya Moey, Megan Sin
Singapore
HARP CELLO DUET – The Cantabile
Lucas Liow Jun kai, Chloe Liow Yi Yin
Singapore
PIANO TRIO – Piano Ocean Trio
Chiyoko Kobayashi, Ryusuke Hayashi, Kasumi Yamada
Japan
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
GROUP NAME COUNTRY
VIOLIN DUET – Melody Notes
Stephaine Zhu, Grace Chen
Hong Kong
PIANO DUET – The VE Piano
Victoria Thompson, Evelyn Lewis
UK

CHAMBER MUSIC GROUP B CATEGORY (13 – 18 Years Old)

FIRST PLACE WINNERS
GROUP NAME COUNTRY
HARP DUET – The Harmonious Harpists
Nichatorn Tangkuptanon, Zhi Wang
Thailand
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
GROUP NAME COUNTRY
PIANO TRIO – Amazing String Trio
Ellies Jones, Mila Davis, Kayden Adams
Canada

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS!