Festival News 2016

November 6, 2016

Pacific International Youth Music Society wishes to congratulate all winners and
runner-ups of the Gala Competition 2016:

Winner Runner-Up
Novice Zihan Sunny Chen Vivian Shu
Junior Chenjie (Jay Jay) Zhou Ian Qiu
Intermediate Xinyi Wang Thomas Li
Senior Carey Wang Elsie Lu
Diploma Angeni Wang Zabrina H. Ng
Winner Runner-Up
Age 6 to 8 Rachel Wei Emerson Zhibo Yu
Age 9 to 11 Hajun Chang Matthew Zi-En Li
Age 12 to 14 Andy Liang Leonard K Fang
Age 15 to 17 Arthur Wang Eric Xi Xin Liang
Winner of overall highest mark in Preliminary Round: Rachel Wei
Winner of the Pacific Youth Piano Festival Gala Trophy: Arthur Wang

November 3, 2016

Category Competitor Composer Title Mark Average
Age 6 to 8 Rachel Wei Chopin Nocturne in C sharp minor, op. posth., B 49 96 95.5
Emerson Zhibo Yu Schubert Scherzo in B flat Major, D. 593, no. 1 95 94
Age 9 to 11 Hajun Chang Liszt Liebestraum No. 3 in A flat Major 94 94.5
Matthew Zi-En Li Ravel Alborada del gracioso from Miroirs (no. 4) 95 95
Age 12 to 14 Leonard K. Fang Chopin Nocturne in D flat Major, op. 27, no. 2 93 93
Andy Liang Louie Fastforward 93 90.5
Age 15 to 17 Eric Xi Xin Liang Chopin Sonata no. 3 in B Minor, op. 58, 1st movement 95 94.5
Arthur Wang Stravinsky Les Trois Mouvenents de Petrouchka, 3rd movement 95 95
Novice Zihan Sunny Chen Streabbog Little Fairy Waltz, op. 105, no. 1 92 91
Vivian Shu Clementi Sonatina in C Major, op. 36, no. 1, 3rd movement 91 90.5
Junior Chengjie (Jay Jay) Zhou Oesten Doll’s Dream 92 92.5
Ian Qiu Telfer When Rivers Flowed on Mars 93 92.5
Intermediate Thomas Li Olson Seven of Hearts 93 93
Xinyi Wang Diabelli Sonatina in C Major, op. 151, no. 2, 1st & 2nd movements 93 93
Senior Elsie Lu Chopin Impromptu No. 1 in A flat Major, op. 29 92 91
Carey Wang Beethoven Sonata in C Minor, op. 10, no. 1, 3rd movement 92 91
Diploma Zabrina H. Ng Chopin Scherzo in B Minor, op. 20 93 92.5
Angeni Wang Ravel Gaspard de la nuit, I. Ondine 95 94

October 29, 2016

We’re delighted to have Dr. Steven Mann as our guest performer at this year’s Gala Concert.
For ticket information, please visit: Gala Tickets

September 30, 2016

We are pleased to announce that due to numerous requests, the registration deadline has been extended to October 13th, 2016.

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 30, 2016

Pacific Youth Piano Festival 2016 Adjudicator Dr. Libby Yu will be performing on Saturday, October 1st at 7:30pm at the Centennial Theatre. Please join us for this wonderful musical evening!
Libby - The Great Classics 2016 ~ 2017 Concert

June 2, 2016

Pacific Youth Piano Festival 2016 registration is now open. Festival Structure and Awards have been updated.
We look forward to seeing you in October!

April 8, 2016

The Pacific International Youth Music Society is excited to announce our adjudicators for the Pacific Youth Piano Festival 2016. Please welcome Dr. Libby Yu, Dr. Steven Mann and Dr. Raymond Wong.

Please visit our website at www.piyms.org for further information. Registration opens on May 1, 2016.

March 19, 2016

We are excited to announce the Pacific Youth Piano Festival will take place the week of October 31 to November 3, 2016 and Gala Competition on November 5, 2016. Registration opens on May 1, 2016.

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