2015 Prize Winners

Advanced Category

Contestant Prize Country
Hrant Bagrazyan First Prize Armenia
Thomas Steigerwald Second Prize USA
Jiuming Shen Third Prize China
Thomas Steigerwald Best Performance of Russian Music USA
Thomas Steigerwald Public Prize USA

 

Intermediate Category

Contestant Prize Country
Misha Galant First Prize USA
Phuong Vi Ngo Second Prize Vietnam
Victor Xie Third Prize USA
Misha Galant $1,700 Scholarship to NYU Summer Piano Intensive Program USA
Phuong Vi Ngo $800 Scholarship to CUI International Music Festival in Canada Vietnam
Phuong Vi Ngo €500 Scholarship to VIP Academy in Vienna, Austria Vietnam

 

Junior Category

Contestant Prize Country
Sarah Tuan First Prize USA
Zixi Chen Second Prize China
Josephine Chou Third Prize USA
Catherine Huang Honorable Mention Azerbaijan
Dominik Yoder Honorable Mention USA
Ethan Yuen Honorable Mention USA
Sarah Tuan Best Bay Area Contestant USA
Sarah Tuan Most Promising Young Talent USA
Sarah Tuan $800 Scholarship to CUI International Music Festival in Canada USA
Sarah Tuan $1,000 Scholarship to XXII Chopin International Festival USA
Zixi Chen $500 Scholarship to XXII Chopin International Festival China
Josephine Chou $500 Scholarship to XXII Chopin International Festival USA
Catherine Huang Best Performance of a Beethoven Sonata USA
Dominik Yoder “Kinder on the Keys” for Innate Talent of Exceptional Promise USA

 

Young Musicians

Contestant Prize Country
Lucie Kim First Prize USA
Kasper Yoder Second Prize USA
Munan Cheng Third Prize USA
Harrison Chiang Third Prize USA
Ryan Wang Third Prize USA
Emma Lai Honorable Mention USA
Alan Ichikawa-Chang Honorable Mention Japan/USA
Lucie Kim Most Promising Young Talent USA
Lucie Kim $800 Scholarship to CUI International Music Festival in Canada USA
Kasper Yoder “Kinder on the Keys” for Innate Talent of Exceptional Promise USA