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2022 VIENNA VIRTUOSO MUSIC COMPETITION

Congratulations to all winners of Vienna Virtuoso Music Competition!

YOUNG MUSICIAN CATEGORY (8 Years Old and Younger)

JUDGES' BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD

7-years-old Thai, Natchanok Chonlacoop started learning piano at the age of 3. She has been under tutelage of Dr. Pornphan Banternghansa and Ms. Chirapa Wungkaom since 2019.
At her young age, she has achieved an array of musical accomplishments; for instance, First Prize Winner from The American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition 2022, Gold Medal from The 22nd AADGT International Young Musicians Festival, Gold Prize winner from Chicago International Music Competition and Festival 2021, Gold Prize from Osaka International Music Competition 2021, Gold Medal Absolute Artist of the Year Prize from International Youth Music Competitions 2021. Platinum and Best Youngest Virtuoso Award from WPTA SINGAPORE International Piano Competition 2021.
Natchanok is also a keen horse rider, and school swim team. Her passion for music, sport and literature reinforces her strong confidence in her social life and academia.
Hello everyone, I am Yue Yuxuan, born in 2013. When I was a little baby , my mother played music around me every day, that might be why I could sing do re mi accurately without any music. When I was 6 years old, my older sister leant cello from teacher Wang, I was so interested in learning cello, every class my sister attended I was here accompanying and listening, I started to have individual class with teacher Wang when I turned 7 years old , with her guidance it took me only 2 years to complete the ABRSM Level 8 test. In the SRIMF online competition in August 2021, I won the Solo gold medal and Duet with my sister won the gold medal too. I love cello very much, and every time I win an award, it encourages me to continue learning the cello and practice more . I hope to get good results in the live competition in August this year, thank you!
7-years-old Thai, Natchanok Chonlacoop started learning piano at the age of 3. She has been under tutelage of Dr. Pornphan Banternghansa and Ms. Chirapa Wungkaom since 2019.
At her young age, she has achieved an array of musical accomplishments; for instance, First Prize Winner from The American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition 2022, Gold Medal from The 22nd AADGT International Young Musicians Festival, Gold Prize winner from Chicago International Music Competition and Festival 2021, Gold Prize from Osaka International Music Competition 2021, Gold Medal Absolute Artist of the Year Prize from International Youth Music Competitions 2021. Platinum and Best Youngest Virtuoso Award from WPTA SINGAPORE International Piano Competition 2021.
Natchanok is also a keen horse rider, and school swim team. Her passion for music, sport and literature reinforces her strong confidence in her social life and academia.
Hello everyone, I am Yue Yuxuan, born in 2013. When I was a little baby , my mother played music around me every day, that might be why I could sing do re mi accurately without any music. When I was 6 years old, my older sister leant cello from teacher Wang, I was so interested in learning cello, every class my sister attended I was here accompanying and listening, I started to have individual class with teacher Wang when I turned 7 years old , with her guidance it took me only 2 years to complete the ABRSM Level 8 test. In the SRIMF online competition in August 2021, I won the Solo gold medal and Duet with my sister won the gold medal too. I love cello very much, and every time I win an award, it encourages me to continue learning the cello and practice more . I hope to get good results in the live competition in August this year, thank you!
FIRST PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Natchanok Chonlacoop, Piano
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
7Thailand
Yue Yuxuan, Cello
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
8Singapore
Papye Kitcachonpong, Piano8Thailand
Zhu Jingxi, Violin7Hong Kong
Grace Catherine Lee Shu-En, Violin8Singapore
Jiayuan Ling, Cello7China
Makayla Ma, Piano8USA
Veerindhra Songthaveephol, Piano7Thailand
Yiran Zhu, Violin8China
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Hannah Hsu Wei Jie, Harp7Singapore
Thanakrit Tanompongphandh, Piano8Thailand
Jiaqi Hua, Violin8China
Lixiang Lin, Piano8Australia
Elva Junyao Jiang, Piano7Australia
Maae Khunawanichkun, Piano8Thailand
Panitcha Daomukda, Piano7Thailand
Noah Jan Pedersen, Violin8Denmark
Xinyue Li, Violin8China
Zixuan Ni, Cello8China
Baoyuan Yang, Cello8China
Eunyool Jeon, Violin8South Korea
Chew Yee Cheng, Piano7Malaysia
Petlada Changkasiri, Violin4Thailand
Olivia Ho, Vocal6Singapore
Baicheng Ding, Cello7China
Papye Kitcachonpong, Violin8Thailand
Ying Pristine Law, Piano7Singapore
Nicharee Sathirakul, Saxophone8Thailand
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Ziyu Fan, Violin7China
Xichen Qian, Violin7China
So Jace Ting Yat, Piano7Hong Kong
Thongtouch Muangsiri, Piano7Thailand
Lim Xin Ying Avery, Harp6Singapore
Bao Aiya, Violin7Singapore
Jinglin Yang, Violin8China
Haobin Xu, Cello8China
Maae Khunawanichkun, Vocal8Thailand
Jenica Beatrice A. Roque, Piano8Philippines
Piannapa Thongsuwan, Cello6Thailand
Naomi Ji, Cello8USA
Sisu Simeon, Piano8Romania
Shi Moxuan, Violin5Singapore
Sean Wu, Violin8USA
Haochen Zhong, Cello7China
Peggy Wang, Violin7China
Zihang Wang, Cello8China
Xinnuo Zhang, Cello8China
Keyi Zhang, Violin7China
Jiale Xin, Cello8China
Eric Zhu, Violin7China
Ariana Yang, Piano7USA
Tanja Wu, Violin8China
HONORABLE MENTION
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Zhang Jingran, Piano6Singapore
Moon Wen, Cello8China
Zixin Wang, Viola8China
Muxi Guan, Cello8China
Simon Lee JunJie, Violin7Canada
Christine Chiu, Vocal8Hong Kong

JUNIOR CATEGORY (9 - 12 Years Old)

JUDGES' BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD

Taige Wang, an 11 years old pianist and composer, also studies violin. He started learning piano and gave his first public performance at the age of four; performed at China Central Television at age five; gave his full solo recital with the invitation by Steinway at age seven.
He attended NPR’s From The Top show 400, also is one of FTT GALA 2022 featuring performers.
His performances have been shared by NPR, From The Top and Steinway & Sons’ social media several times, and got hot views.
Taiga won numerous competitions: including the 1st Prize at Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, also the Best Concert Etude and Best Hungarian Rhapsody;
Piano E Competition 1st prize and Best Mendelssohn Prize;
Chicago International Music Competition grand prize winner of Professional Category of all instruments and voice categories of all age divisions.
His compositions won 1st place at the Composer Today State Competition.
Gabriela Sidorowicz
Theodore Julius Chua Tan, age 12 “Teddy” Teddy took interest in the violin after watching Elmo’s World episode on Violins. He began with the Suzuki Method at Greenhills Music Studio in the Philippines when he was 4 years old. He is also a member of the Philippine Suzuki Youth Orchestra where he is currently the Concertmaster. At age 6, Teddy was among the selected few who performed for the visiting Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko Shoda in a dinner hosted by the past Philippine President. He continues online lessons under Gina Medina-Perez and Anna Janine Samaniego despite the pandemic.
Jiashan Wang began learning piano at the age of 5 and viola at the age of 8. In 2018, she was admitted into the Rising Star at the Con program. In 2022, she was awarded a scholarship from the program in recognition of the high standards achieved in both instrumental performance and musical studies. Some notable awards Jiashan received are: 1st place – Orchestral String Solo (10-12 years), Ryde Eisteddfod 2021 1st place – Multi-instrument (Junior), Ryde Eisteddfod 2021 Silver award – Viola, Junior category, SRIMF 2nd place – Event259, Sydney Eisteddfod 2nd place – Junior championship, St GeorgeEisteddfod String Competition.
Kieran Lin was born in 2009. He started to play violin after five years old and piano at seven. He has been learning with Mark Mogilevski since he was eight. He has participated and won prizes in many music eisteddfods in the past years. Currently he is a Year 7 student at Scotch College in Melbourne, Australia. He is a member of the first violin section in school’s symphony orchestral as well as senior string ensemble.
Yueyang Wang was born in 2011 in Wuxi, China. She has been learning violin for three and a half years from Simeng Zhao at Letstring Music School , And she is a member of Group A of Letstring Junior Orchestra. She likes classical music. Although practicing violin makes her feel tired, she feels relaxed and happy. She has been to Letstring Music Camp twice in a row. And she has been to the Jaguar Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall, Cadillac.Shanghai Concert Hall and Suzhou Jinji Lake Concert Hall. Her dream is to become a famous violin player. She will turn her hobby into an ideal, study hard to fulfill it and never give up.
Taige Wang, an 11 years old pianist and composer, also studies violin. He started learning piano and gave his first public performance at the age of four; performed at China Central Television at age five; gave his full solo recital with the invitation by Steinway at age seven.
He attended NPR's From The Top show 400, also is one of FTT GALA 2022 featuring performers.
His performances have been shared by NPR, From The Top and Steinway & Sons’ social media several times, and got hot views.
Taiga won numerous competitions: including the 1st Prize at Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, also the Best Concert Etude and Best Hungarian Rhapsody;
Piano E Competition 1st prize and Best Mendelssohn Prize;
Chicago International Music Competition grand prize winner of Professional Category of all instruments and voice categories of all age divisions.
His compositions won 1st place at the Composer Today State Competition.
Gabriela Sidorowicz
Theodore Julius Chua Tan, age 12 "Teddy" Teddy took interest in the violin after watching Elmo’s World episode on Violins. He began with the Suzuki Method at Greenhills Music Studio in the Philippines when he was 4 years old. He is also a member of the Philippine Suzuki Youth Orchestra where he is currently the Concertmaster. At age 6, Teddy was among the selected few who performed for the visiting Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko Shoda in a dinner hosted by the past Philippine President. He continues online lessons under Gina Medina-Perez and Anna Janine Samaniego despite the pandemic.
Jiashan Wang is currently a Year 5 student at PLC Sydney and an active member of PLC Hamilton Strings. In 2018, she was admitted into the Rising Stars program at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney and awarded a scholarship in 2021 in recognition of her instrumental performance and musical studies at the Con. Jiashan received first places in Sydney Eisteddfod, St George Eisteddfod and Ryde Eisteddfod in 2021 as well as Silver awards of SRIMF in 2021, in both Piano and Viola solo. Jiashan is also an active member of PLC swimming squad and enjoys skiing in Winter.
Kieran Lin was born in 2009. He started to play violin after five years old and piano at seven. He has been learning with Mark Mogilevski since he was eight. He has participated and won prizes in many music eisteddfods in the past years. Currently he is a Year 7 student at Scotch College in Melbourne, Australia. He is a member of the first violin section in school’s symphony orchestral as well as senior string ensemble.
Yueyang Wang was born in 2011 in Wuxi, China. She has been learning violin for three and a half years from Simeng Zhao at Letstring Music School , And she is a member of Group A of Letstring Junior Orchestra. She likes classical music. Although practicing violin makes her feel tired, she feels relaxed and happy. She has been to Letstring Music Camp twice in a row. And she has been to the Jaguar Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall, Cadillac.Shanghai Concert Hall and Suzhou Jinji Lake Concert Hall. Her dream is to become a famous violin player. She will turn her hobby into an ideal, study hard to fulfill it and never give up.
Hanzhi Zheng, 11 years old, studying in Jinan Mingshi Primary school, grade 6. She has been learning violin from her mother since childhood. Now she is studying with Teacher Jiang Ti of Tianjin Conservatory of Music. She has won solo and chamber music awards in Singapore Raffles International Youth Art Festival, China Hummingbird Music Award, Golden Beijing, Shandong Province Talent Competition and other competitions.
FIRST PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENTAGECOUNTRY
Taige Wang, Piano
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
11USA
Gabriela Sidorowicz, Violin
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
12Poland
Theodore Julius Chua Tan, Violin
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
12Philippines
Jiashan Wang, Viola
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
10Australia
Kieran Lin, Violin
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
12Australia
Yueyang Wang, Violin
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
10China
Hanzhi Zheng, Violin
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
11China
Yi Leng, Cello12Canada
Yik Wai Jason Wang, Violin11Australia
Koo Chun Yin, Cello11Singapore
Lee Shien Ing Desirae, Harp10Singapore
Ma Chun Yin Phyllis, Violin10Singapore
Zhou Mo, Cello12Singapore
Alyssa Teo En Sy, Cello11Singapore
Kyrus Odysseus Lim, Violin11Singapore
Ethan Tsang, Cello11Australia
Junya Jiang, Piano9Australia
Ivy Shen, Cello10Hong Kong
Yuxuan Sun, Violin10China
In Yi Sha Josephine, Violin10Singapore
Harper Vo, Violin12Singapore
Jonathan Nicholas Tan, Violin10Singapore
Natthita Rerkratanavaraporn, Piano9Thailand
Zimu Zhang, Cello12China
Yuncheng Jiang, Violin12China
Yue Yuchen, Cello10Singapore
Fiona Shi, Piano9Australia
Sarah Qistina Lim, Vocal11Malaysia
Yee Elysse Law, Piano11Singapore
 
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENTAGECOUNTRY
Lee Cheuk Yin Koen, Violin10Hong Kong
Yifan Shi, Cello10China
Damian Gadiyak, Piano9USA
Sean Lan, Cello11Singapore
Shannon Ong, Violin10Singapore
Kexin Zhang, Cello10China
Cheyanne Lye Xin Ru, Violin9Singapore
Jingyuan Zhou, Cello11China
Dana Lili Morris, Piano10Singapore
Rada Burinpanich, Piano12Thailand
Juan Carlos Morales Profeta, Piano11Philippines
Gong Xinya, Violin9China
Cheung Tsz Ying Nicole, Violin11Hong Kong
Adele Tay Yu Xuan, Piano9Singapore
Theethouch Muangsiri, Piano12Thailand
Sirilada Kojonroj, Saxophone9Thailand
Goh Xuan Lei, Claire, Piano10Singapore
Tan Yi Xin, Violin10Singapore
Leem Jia En, Piano10Hong Kong
Siegmund Peralta, Vocal10Singapore
Cho, Chloe Yik Chi, Vocal12Hong Kong
Janice Shum, Piano9Hong Kong
Gao Liansheng, Violin9Singapore
Kornsiripatchara Damrongrat, Clarinet11Thailand
 
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENTAGECOUNTRY
Xiran Rui, Cello9China
Natara Angsumalee, Violin10Thailand
Avery Xia, Violin9Singapore
Yaxi Xiao, Cello9China
Yurika Wu, Violin11Hong Kong
Noelle Tai, Vocal12Philippines
Cadence Tan Yi Ler, Vocal12Malaysia
Izabela Wiktoria Oliwia Torfs, Violin9Belgium
Sophia He, Violin10Singapore
Caryn Tan Yi Ern, Vocal10Malaysia
Mingqian Cai, Cello12China
Antonina Rataj, Flute9Poland
Shan Fenglin, Cello9Singapore
Shan Peilin, Cello9Singapore
Ashely Ma, Vocal11Singapore
 
HONORABLE MENTION
NAME, INSTRUMENTAGECOUNTRY
Zack Xiong, Violin10China
Mars Zhou, Violin11China
Yibei Fang, Cello9China
Alicia Hei Lui Poon, Flute11Hong Kong
Jihyeon Kim, Piano12South Korea
Tara Bahukhandi, Vocal12Philippines
Lukas Lun, Violin9Hong Kong
Janet Toh, Piano9Malaysia
Ryan Wee, Flute10Malaysia

INTERMEDIATE CATEGORY (13 – 15 Years Old)

JUDGES' BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD

Austin Yuhan Dong is a young Cello player with great musical passion and artistic potential. He has been studying Cello since he was age 7. In 2022, he participated 4th Gustav Mahler Prize Cello Competition and won 2nd prize in Category 4 (12yrs). on behalf of Canada, he also participated International Anton Rubinstein Cello Junior Competition in Germany and won 5th Prize. In 2021, he participated in the Italy Milan International Cello Competition (12-14yrs), and won 2nd place among 400 competitors from the world. With good music memorization, circulation, and articulation capabilities, he dreams of becoming a successful Canadian Cellist.
Ng Kye Lie is a 13-year-old musician from Singapore. She began playing the piano at age 3, and her recent performances include recitals at Esplanade Recital Hall (2022), Sheraton Hotel (2019), Lee Foundation Theatre (2017), YMCA (2015-2018), Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall (2015) and Old Parliament (2014). Her recent achievements include Grand Prize Winner (Royal Music Indonesia), Brilliant Prize and Best Romantic Award (Brilliant Talent Discovery), First and Second Prize (Singapore International Classic Piano Competition), Second Prize (Singapore International Youth Competition), Honorable Mention (Asia Music SG) and Gold Award (Quatre Music Youth Piano Competition). She took masterclasses with renowned pedagogues and pianists such as Luciano Ruotolo, Congyu Wang, John Sharpley, and Nellie Seng, and her previous teachers include Jo Tee and Rebecca Hsu. Kye Lie is currently under the tutelage of Evelyn Handrisanto.
Ashley Ng Rui En was awarded First Prize in the International Music Competition “Rome” and “Vienna” Grand Prize Virtuoso 2017 and was invited to perform in Rome, Italy. She also made her debut performance at Carnegie Hall New York for the Winners Recital in Dec 2019, being awarded First Place Winner of the American Protégé International Music Talent Competition Spring 2019. Ashley made her debut with Mozart piano concerto no.1 in A major KV414, with the Festive Chamber Orchestra from Lublin Philharmonic in Poland in 2017 and performed with Dohnanyi Erno Symphony Orchestra in Hungary in 2019.
Austin Yuhan Dong is a young Cello player with great musical passion and artistic potential. He has been studying Cello since he was age 7. In 2022, he participated 4th Gustav Mahler Prize Cello Competition and won 2nd prize in Category 4 (12yrs). on behalf of Canada, he also participated International Anton Rubinstein Cello Junior Competition in Germany and won 5th Prize. In 2021, he participated in the Italy Milan International Cello Competition (12-14yrs), and won 2nd place among 400 competitors from the world. With good music memorization, circulation, and articulation capabilities, he dreams of becoming a successful Canadian Cellist.
Ng Kye Lie is a 13-year-old musician from Singapore. She began playing the piano at age 3, and her recent performances include recitals at Esplanade Recital Hall (2022), Sheraton Hotel (2019), Lee Foundation Theatre (2017), YMCA (2015-2018), Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall (2015) and Old Parliament (2014). Her recent achievements include Grand Prize Winner (Royal Music Indonesia), Brilliant Prize and Best Romantic Award (Brilliant Talent Discovery), First and Second Prize (Singapore International Classic Piano Competition), Second Prize (Singapore International Youth Competition), Honorable Mention (Asia Music SG) and Gold Award (Quatre Music Youth Piano Competition). She took masterclasses with renowned pedagogues and pianists such as Luciano Ruotolo, Congyu Wang, John Sharpley, and Nellie Seng, and her previous teachers include Jo Tee and Rebecca Hsu. Kye Lie is currently under the tutelage of Evelyn Handrisanto.
Ashley Ng Rui En was awarded First Prize in the International Music Competition “Rome” and “Vienna” Grand Prize Virtuoso 2017 and was invited to perform in Rome, Italy. She also made her debut performance at Carnegie Hall New York for the Winners Recital in Dec 2019, being awarded First Place Winner of the American Protégé International Music Talent Competition Spring 2019. Ashley made her debut with Mozart piano concerto no.1 in A major KV414, with the Festive Chamber Orchestra from Lublin Philharmonic in Poland in 2017 and performed with Dohnanyi Erno Symphony Orchestra in Hungary in 2019.
FIRST PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Austin Yuhan Dong, Cello
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
13 Canada
Ng Kye Lie, Piano
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
13 Singapore
Ashley Ng Rui En, Piano
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
15 Singapore
Jaehee Jung, Flute 14 South Korea
Kornkanya Charoensiddhi, Piano 13 Thailand
Nathan Chen, Violin 14 Taiwan
Xinran Zhang, Piano 15 Australia
Siew Xuan Ying, Violin 13 Singapore
Jae Eun Park, Flute 14 USA
 
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Bernice Tsang, Violin 13 Australia
Johnny Guo, Piano 15 Australia
Phoonseeraah Tieanworn, Piano 13 Thailand
Hitomi Mao, Violin 13 Hong Kong
Fangyu Zhang, Cello 14 China
Moca Takahashi, Piano 14 USA
Zhu Xuyuan, Violin 15 Singapore
 
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Qintong Wei, Vocal 15 Singapore
Zachi Mhiel T. Chua, Vocal 15 Philippines
Yixing Wang, Clarinet 14 Australia
Lara Marie Leonora Sallavuard, Violin 13 Singapore
Vimvarintorn Pornvattanakit, Piano 15 Thailand
Ong Yan Qi, Violin 13 Singapore
Luciano Armand Copok, Vocal 13 Philippines
Brian Chan Kai Jun, Piano 13 Malaysia
Qianyu Gu, Violin 13 China
Calla Lana Morris, Viola 13 Singapore
Celestine Gan, Violin 14 Australia
Jonathan Seto, Cello 13 Australia
Patrick Cibula, Clarinet 13 Czech Republic
Kyana Chainani, Vocal 15 Singapore
Jihong Min, Violin 13 South Korea
 
HONORABLE MENTION
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Kate Lauren Sy Lato, Vocal 13 Philippines
Miranda Portia Rinaldi, Harp 15 USA
Chuyan Wang, Piano 14 USA
Caitlin Tai, Vocal 14 Philippines
Wang Yirui, Violin 13 Singapore
Luciano Armand Copok, Vocal 13 Philippines
Zuri Mae T. Chua, Vocal 13 Philippines
Koen Varga, Violin 13 Germany

ADVANCED CATEGORY (16 – 18 Years Old)

JUDGES' BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD

Passionate violinist Yuki Chew is an avid musician. She began violin studies at the age of 7, under the tutelage of Ms. Cindy Yan. In the year of 2015, aged 10, she won first place in the American Protégé Competition’s Junior Category. Since then she went on to perform and hold several prizes from prestigious Singapore and International competitions. Yuki obtained her ATCL diploma with a high distinction in 2018 and continued to attain her LTCL in 2019. She is now taking music at the ‘A’ levels and is the concertmaster of Anglo Chinese Junior College.
Darian Liu is a junior at Lynbrook High School, San Jose, California. He started his piano journey at the age of 5. He is also a pre-college student of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under Dr. William Wellborn. Outside of the conservatory, he finds joy in volunteering and performing for his school’s Music for Community club and teaching Piano and Rhythm for FCSN (Friends of Children with Special Needs). Darian has also entered and won numerous awards in the US Open Music Competition, and was selected for the Junior Bach Music Festival in the past.
Nathanelle Laura Tan, 16, began her music journey at the age of six, under the tutelage of Ms Cindy Yan. She has participated in local and international competitions and public performance, winning prizes in solo, ensemble and chamber orchestra competitions, such as the American Protégé International Competition, Singapore Raffles International Competition, Cheer Taiwan International Music Competition, Chiang Mai Ginastera International Music Competition. She currently plays in the Singapore National Youth Orchestra and was concertmistress of her school’s String Orchestra, leading them to attain a distinction in the local SYF and gold with honours in an international chamber competition.
Passionate violinist Yuki Chew is an avid musician. She began violin studies at the age of 7, under the tutelage of Ms. Cindy Yan. In the year of 2015, aged 10, she won first place in the American Protégé Competition’s Junior Category. Since then she went on to perform and hold several prizes from prestigious Singapore and International competitions. Yuki obtained her ATCL diploma with a high distinction in 2018 and continued to attain her LTCL in 2019. She is now taking music at the 'A' levels and is the concertmaster of Anglo Chinese Junior College.
Darian Liu is a junior at Lynbrook High School, San Jose, California. He started his piano journey at the age of 5. He is also a pre-college student of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under Dr. William Wellborn. Outside of the conservatory, he finds joy in volunteering and performing for his school’s Music for Community club and teaching Piano and Rhythm for FCSN (Friends of Children with Special Needs). Darian has also entered and won numerous awards in the US Open Music Competition, and was selected for the Junior Bach Music Festival in the past.
Nathanelle Laura Tan, 16, began her music journey at the age of six, under the tutelage of Ms Cindy Yan. She has participated in local and international competitions and public performance, winning prizes in solo, ensemble and chamber orchestra competitions, such as the American Protégé International Competition, Singapore Raffles International Competition, Cheer Taiwan International Music Competition, Chiang Mai Ginastera International Music Competition. She currently plays in the Singapore National Youth Orchestra and was concertmistress of her school’s String Orchestra, leading them to attain a distinction in the local SYF and gold with honours in an international chamber competition.
FIRST PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Yuki Chew, Violin
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
17Singapore
Darian Liu, Piano
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
16USA
Nathanelle Laura Tan, Violin
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
16Singapore
Wei Jin, French Horn18China
Lynn K. Koschnitzke, Harp17USA
Matthew Gabriel M. Caudal, Piano17Philippines
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Sara Kothari, Piano16India
Mingzhe Xiao, Violin17China
James Brooks, Violin16USA
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Donavan Quek, Cello16Singapore
Sheng YaoXuan, Piano18Thailand
Mya Müller, Cello 16 Switzerland
HONORABLE MENTION
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Aran Miguel B. Villanueva, Violin18Philippines
Wang Yutong, Violin16Singapore
Lin Yixuan16China

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY (19 – 35 Years Old)

JUDGES' BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD

Misaki Tampo wurde 1991 in Japan geboren. Von 2011 bis 2015 absolvierte sie an der Doshisha Frauen Hochschule für Liberale Kunst ein Bachelorstudium in der Klavierklasse bei Frau Chizuru Abe. Von 2019 bis 2022 absolvierte sie an der Musikhochschule in Trossingen den Master Klavier bei Prof. Wolfgang Wagenhäuser und Prof. Raluca-Chifane Wagenhäuser. Sie spielte bereits in vielen Konzerten in Japan und bei Wettbewerben wurde Misaki Tampo mit mehreren Preisen ausgezeichnet. Beispielsweise gewann sie den 3. Platz beim Internationalen Klavierwettbewerb Clavis in Deutschland. Außerdem gewannen sie den 2. Platz beim Muse Wettbewerb in Griechenland.
Misaki Tampo wurde 1991 in Japan geboren. Von 2011 bis 2015 absolvierte sie an der Doshisha Frauen Hochschule für Liberale Kunst ein Bachelorstudium in der Klavierklasse bei Frau Chizuru Abe. Von 2019 bis 2022 absolvierte sie an der Musikhochschule in Trossingen den Master Klavier bei Prof. Wolfgang Wagenhäuser und Prof. Raluca-Chifane Wagenhäuser. Sie spielte bereits in vielen Konzerten in Japan und bei Wettbewerben wurde Misaki Tampo mit mehreren Preisen ausgezeichnet. Beispielsweise gewann sie den 3. Platz beim Internationalen Klavierwettbewerb Clavis in Deutschland. Außerdem gewannen sie den 2. Platz beim Muse Wettbewerb in Griechenland.
FIRST PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Misaki Tampo, Piano
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
30Japan
Liu Ting, Violin29China
Sherine Ann Escolar Koa, Vocal30Philippines
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Xinyue Miao, Cello19China
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Xinhui Huang, Violin28China
Wang ZiYan, Cello19China
James Kang, Piano20Malaysia

ROMANTIC CATEGORY (25 Years Old and Younger)

JUDGES' BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD

Jan Staruch, curently he took 1st place in the International Music Competition “AVIS” in Moscow 12/2020, 2nd place in the International Music Competition “Progressive Musicians” in USA 12/2020, 1st place at the 1st Nice International Music Competition and the 10th Concorso Internazionale Per Giovani Musicisti. In July 2021, he won second place at the Toronto 2021 International Competition and first place at the 13th Luigi Caritelli International Competition and the International Medici competition in Italy. In December 2021, he was awarded first place at the Royal Sound Music Competition in Canada and at the Adria Art Fest in Slovenia.
Isabela Monique Samson Madero is a 23-year-old graduating Multimedia Arts student. Aside from visual arts, she also has a passion for singing. For the past six years, she has been taking classical training with her voice Teacher, Ms. Perpy Heath. Eventually, she became an ARSM in London last 2019 and participated in online international music competitions in early 2021. These festivals were: the KPU International Music Festival previous 2021 and the NYYPP International Competition, where she won the most outstanding singer and second place. Finally, she joined and successfully placed in the VAYA Festival, World Classical Music Awards, ODIN, and LCM.
Jan Staruch, curently he took 1st place in the International Music Competition "AVIS" in Moscow 12/2020, 2nd place in the International Music Competition "Progressive Musicians" in USA 12/2020, 1st place at the 1st Nice International Music Competition and the 10th Concorso Internazionale Per Giovani Musicisti. In July 2021, he won second place at the Toronto 2021 International Competition and first place at the 13th Luigi Caritelli International Competition and the International Medici competition in Italy. In December 2021, he was awarded first place at the Royal Sound Music Competition in Canada and at the Adria Art Fest in Slovenia.
Isabela Monique Samson Madero is a 23-year-old graduating Multimedia Arts student. Aside from visual arts, she also has a passion for singing. For the past six years, she has been taking classical training with her voice Teacher, Ms. Perpy Heath. Eventually, she became an ARSM in London last 2019 and participated in online international music competitions in early 2021. These festivals were: the KPU International Music Festival previous 2021 and the NYYPP International Competition, where she won the most outstanding singer and second place. Finally, she joined and successfully placed in the VAYA Festival, World Classical Music Awards, ODIN, and LCM.
FIRST PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Jan Staruch, Violin
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
25 Poland
Isabela Monique Samson Madero, Vocal
JUDGES’ BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
23 Philippines
Ng Kye Lie, Piano 13 Singapore
Darian Liu, Piano 16 USA

THIRD PLACE WINNERS
NAME, INSTRUMENT AGE COUNTRY
Dana Lili Morris, Piano 10 Singapore
Calla Lana Morris, Viola 13 Singapore

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

FIRST PLACE WINNERS
GROUP NAME COUNTRY
CELLO QUARTET – Voice of the Cello
Alyssa Teo En Sy, Lucas Liow Jun Kai, Amelie See Hui Qi, Ji Yuanjun
Singapore
CELLO DUET – Yue Yuchen & Yue Yuxuan
Yue Yuchen, Yue Yuxuan
Singapore
VIOLIN DUET – Faith Ng & Vivianne Lye
Faith Ng, Vivianne Lye
Singapore
VIOLIN DUET – Violin Stars
Sherie Tan, Isabelle Lee Jia Xin
Singapore
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
GROUP NAME COUNTRY
CLARINET PIANO DUET – Le Fan Loo and Taewan Kang
Le Fan Loo, Taewan Kang
Thailand
SAXOPHONE TRIO – Wonder Triplet
Sirakarn Kojonroj, Siriphaka Kojonroj, Sirilada Kojonroj
Thailand
CLARINET PIANO DUET – Dillon & Paudee
Dillon Tinkey, Suphadit Limsuwan
Thailand
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
GROUP NAME COUNTRY
PIANO TRIO – Amazing Trio
Joey Sun, Ally Cheuk Yi Choi, William Wei Lun Chen
Hong Kong
PIANO DUET – The Magic Keys
Aiden Kit, Marcus Chan
Macau

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

SECOND PLACE WINNERS
GROUP NAME COUNTRY
GUITAR ENSEMBLE – SST Guitar Ensemble
Jesse Chia Kah Sim, Alton Ong Wen Bin, Ng Jing Zhong, Raphael Lam Chew Ray, Tan Jun Yu Rian,Lim Wei Le Gabriel, Chua Jingtin (Cai Jingting) Ranice, Uranpanichayabhol Warisa, Liew Yan Hon (Liao Enkang), P Sadhanah,Jeremy Neo Kai Hwee, Xu Ruihao, Jolene Chiam Jing Xuan, Josiah Kuek Jiajun, Kuan Rui Zhe,Tan Yi Kai (Chen Yikai), Joash Kai Ern Terredano, Ong Jing Yin, David Tang Hengkai, Jayden Zhang Xuan Hao,Mukadam Simrah Sameer, Tan Ken Wen, Chia Wei Yang Wayne, Ng Yi Han Marcus, Lee Wei En,Shayne Emmanuel Rajoo, Dayan Tan Wei Yang, Lim Yu Feng Venti, Lim En Xuan Shannon, Irfan Dhani Bin Sulaimi,Leonidas Tan Jun Suan, Evan Leong Zhiyang, Ang Yi En, Anders Gwee Keng Sheng, Aydan Nazaruddin,Alfred Kang Jing Rui, Boaz Goh Chen En, Lim Yu Siong Davin, Seow Jin Jing, Yeoh Jia Han Kentaro,Isabel Wong Kaixuan, Chia Howie, Wong Rong Tjia Annaluka,Naomi Madison Yong, Chan Ka Lok, Xander Loh Zhi Xian
Singapore
STRING QUARTET – New String Ensemble
Chen-Yue Wang, Wei-Ru Tseng, Jing-Ying Wu, Tsai Hui-En, Chia-Hao Cheng, Chih-Ming Chao, Ya-Ting Huang, Yi-Chun Tsai
Taiwan
PIANO TRIO – Le forze Trio
George Tan Liang Yu, Jenny Chin Ming Jin, Danny Liu Kok Hao
Hong Kong

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL PRIZE WINNERS!

Certificate and jury’s comment sheet will be emailed to our participants in one week’s time. More information will be announced for Masterclass and Gala Concert in December soon.

Congratulations to all prize winners and keep the music making! ❤️

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