Featival News 2015

November 7, 2015

Pacific International Youth Music Society wishes to congratulate all winners and runner-ups of the Gala Competition 2015:

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Winner Runner-Up
Novice DORA XU RYAN HONG
Junior LINDSAY MADELAINE WHITEHEAD VINCENT YU CHEN GUO
Intermediate JESSEY YE MEGAN LIN
Senior SARAH YANG AUBREY ZHANG
Diploma MICHELLE LIN HAI LUN (HELEN) YU
Winner Runner-Up
Age 6 to 8 RAY ZHANG PAUL WANG
Age 9 to 11 ANGELA HU MATTHEW ZI EN LI
Age 12 to 14 SOPHIE SIXING ZHENG KELVIN LING
Age 15 to 17 ANGENI WANG
Winner of overall highest mark in Preliminary Round:
ANGENI WANG
Winner of the Pacific Youth Piano Festival Gala Trophy:
ANGENI WANG

 

November 3, 2015

The Pacific Youth Piano Festival Gala 2015 will be held November 7, 2015 at the Richmond Gateway Theatre. Tickets are available in advance for $15 or $20 at the door. For further information or to purchase tickets online, please visit: Pacific Youth Piano Festival Gala 2015 Tickets
We look forward to seeing you at the Gala event!

November 3, 2015

Thanks to all candidates for their participation in the preliminary round. Please congratulate the following finalists.

Category Competitor Composer Title Mark Average
Age 6 to 8 Paul Wang Kabalevsky Sonatina in C Major, op. 13, no. 1, 1st movement 92 90
Ray Zhang Kuhlau Sonatina in A Minor, op. 88, no. 3, complete 92 92
Age 9 to 11 Matthew Zi En Li Beethoven Sonata in F Minor, op. 2, no. 1, 1st movement 93 92
Angela Hu Balakirev The Lark 93 92
Age 12 to 14 Kelvin Ling Liszt Grande Etude de Paganini No. 5 in E Major, “La Chasse” 93 92
Sophie Sixing Zheng Chopin Scherzo in B flat Minor, op. 31 94 93
Age 15 to 17 Angeni Wang Chopin Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brilliante, op. 22 95 92.5
Novice Ryan Hong Telfer The Rising Sun 91 91
Dora Xu Nakada The Song of Twilight 90 90
Junior Vincent Yu Chen Guo Mier Happy Time Jazz 92 90.5
Lindsay Madelaine Whitehead Diabelli Sonatina in F Major, op. 168, no. 1, 1st movement 92 92.5
Intermediate Megan Lin Gillock Moonlight Mood 90 90
Jessey Ye Kabalevsky Rondo – Dance, op. 60, no. 2 92 91
Senior Sarah Yang Mendelssohn Song Without Words in E flat Major, op. 53, no. 2 92 91.5
Aubrey Zhang Duncan Monarchs from Isla Vista Suite 92 90.5
Diploma Hai Lun (Helen) Yu J. S. Bach Partita No. 5 in G Major, BWV 829, Praeambulum, Sarabande & Gigue 90 90
Michelle Lin Chopin Scherzo in E Major, op. 53 92 91

 

October 6, 2015

We are delighted to announce a generous sponsorship from Showcase Piano for a Fazioli concert grand piano for the Gala Competition!

September 30, 2015

Dear teachers, parents and students,
We are pleased to announce that due to numerous requests, the registration deadline has been extended to October 16th, 2015. For application form and further details regarding this year’s competition, please visit our website http://www.piyms.org
We thank you again for your ongoing dedication and support in encouraging the enjoyment and appreciation of music. We look forward to seeing you at the festival in November!

September 1, 2015

Dear teachers and students,
New school year is about to begin and we hope you all had great summer this year!
We are excited to announce the Pacific Youth Piano Competition will take place the week of November 2nd, 2015 and Gala Event on November 7th, 2015. We are currently accepting applications for entry into this year’s competition. The application deadline is September 30, 2015. For application form and further details regarding this year’s competition, please visit our website http://www.piyms.org
We look forward to seeing you at the festival!
Best regards,
The Pacific International Youth Music Society