2017 Finalists

Age and Grade
Category Competitor Composer Title Mark Average
Age 6 to 8 Leon Xiang Zhuang Xinjiang Dance 95 94.5
Quizi Nini Lu Huang Pictures from Bashu (suite) 92 92
Age 9 to 11 Paul Wang Chopin Nocturne in C sharp Minor, op. posth., B49 94 93
Matthew Zi-En Li Liszt Etudes de execution de apres Paganini, S. 140, no. 6 91 91.5
Age 12 to 14 Angela Hu Liszt Concert Paraphrase of Rigoletto (Verdi) 95 94
Carey Wang Balakirev The Lark, transc. from Mikhail Glinka 96 94.5
Age 15 to 17 Annie Yu Cao Chopin Ballade in F Major, op. 38 96 95.5
Sue Wang  Albeniz  El Polo 94 93.5
Category Competitor Composer Title Mark Average
Novice Colyn Feng Li Biehl Sonatina in C Major, op. 57, no. 1, 2nd mvt. 93 92.5
Joshua Hong Griesdale Arctic Voices 91 90.5
Junior Verity T. S. Leung Diabelli Sonatina in F Major, op. 168, no. 1, 1st mvt. 91 90
Chloe Luyi Sun Diabelli Sonatina in F Major, op. 168, no. 1, 3rd mvt. 92 91
Intermediate Daniel Clever Chen Chatman Earthquake 91.5 91
Alvin Liang Duncan Eucalyptus Grove 93 92.5
Senior Darren Tsai Takacs Toccata, op. 54 94 92.5
Only one finalist was selected for this category
Diploma Michelle Jia Yun Xu Chopin Ballade in G Minor, op. 23 92 91.5
Lin Kai Zhang Mendelssohn Variations serieuses, op. 54 92 90
Concerto Winner
Competitor Composer Title Mark
Rachel Wei Mozart Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453, 1st mvt. 91.5