2016 2ND KOREA-ASIA PIANO OPEN COMPETITION (Seoul, S. Korea)

Prize winning students at the 2nd Korea-Asia Piano Competition held in Seoul from 1st to 3rd October, 2016.

CAO JUNWEI:   First Prize - Children Class C
                           First Prize - Sonatina Class A-1
                           First Prize - Free Choice Class E

YU JUNQING:   Second Prize - Sonatina Class A-1
                           Third Prize -  Children Class B
                           Fifth Prize - Free Choice Class D

VIVIAN LI:        Third Prize - Children Class A
                           Fourth Prize - Free Choice Class C

JOVI KOH:        Second Prize - 20th Century Class
                           Fourth Prize - Haydn Class

 

 

2015 ABRSM DIPLOMA AWARDS CEREMONY (Singapore)

14-year-old Fong Kai De was invited to perform at the ABRSM Diploma Awards Ceremony on April 18, 2015 which was held at the Concorde Hotel, Singapore.  He was one of three candidates selected to perform at this event, and gave an impressive performance of Chopin’s Scherzo no. 4, Op. 54 and Prokofiev’s Toccata, Op. 11.

Kai De obtained his LRSM (Distinction) in Piano Performance in 2014.

2014 2nd SINGAPORE STEINWAY YOUTH PIANO COMPETITION

11-year old Alyssa Kok and 15-year-old Nigel Lim both took the 1st runner-up awards in Categories 2 and 3, respectively.

The Competition was held for the second time at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music Concert Hall on May 17, 2014. Each participant had to play a 20-minute program that included the first movement from a Classical Sonata.

Alyssa played Haydn’s Sonata in C, Hob.XVI/50, Glinka’s Variations on “The Nightingale” by Alyabyev and Debussy’s Prelude “Les Collines d’Anacapri”.

Nigel performed Haydn’s B minor Sonata Hob.XVI/32, Brahms’s Scherzo in E-flat minor, Op. 4 and Debussy’s Prelude “Ondine”.

2014 GOLDEN KEY MUSIC FESTIVAL (U.S.A.) – DEBUT INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

11-year-old Alyssa Kok was selected as a Second Degree winner in the Junior category (14 and below), and will be making her United States debut at the Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall on May 31st, 2014.

13-year-old Fong Kai De won an Honorable Mention award in the same category.

15-year-old Jonathan Chua won an Honorable Mention award in the Senior (15 to 18) category.