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Wei-Wen Lin

J.S. Bach: English Suite No.3 BWV 808 Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande

R.Schumann: Abegg Variations Op.1

A. Scriabin: Etude Op.8 No.2

A. Scriabin: Etude Op.8 No.8

A. Scriabin: Etude Op.8 No.12

S.Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No.2 Op.14 Mov.4

18 years old Taiwanese pianist studying in Zurich University of the Arts with Prof. Eckart Heiligers. She is active participating music festivals, master classes and performing events. She won numerous awards in international piano competitions.

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Reyhan Senyücel

W.A Mozart: Sonata K.333 No.13 1. Allegro

S. Rachmaninoff: Etude Op.33 No.7

A.Adnan Saygun: Prelude Op.45 No.9

My name is Reyhan Senyücel. I am 17 years old and I come from Turkey. I started my conservatory education  in 2013 with İrem Çelikten Hepgüler.I performed as a soloist with different orchestras.I have given solo recitals and many concerts. I had the opportunity to work with famous pianists in different masterclasses.I have been awarded in different international competitions. I currently  continue my study at Anadolu University State Conservatory with Gökhan Aybulus.

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Sherwin Ngan

J. Haydn: Sonata No. 62 in E-Flat Major, Hob. XVI: 52: 1. Allegro

F. Liszt: Transcendental Etude No.10 in F Minor

F. Couperin Le Dodo Au L'amour au berceau

F. Kreisler/S. Rachmaninov: "Liebesfreud"

F. Chopin: "Heroic" Polonaise in A flat major Op. 53

Sherwin Ngan was born in 2004 in Norway. He is a prize winner of many national and international competitions. He studies at Barratt Due Institute of Music with Professor Marina Pliassova.

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Vanessa Yu

F. Chopin: Etude in F major, op. 10 no. 8

F. Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses, op. 54

L. V. Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat major, op. 31 no. 3 – 1st and 2nd mov

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Nathan Yang

F. Chopin: Ballade 2 No. 1 Op. 38

L.V. Beethoven: Sonata Op. 2 No. 2 Rondo

Hello, my name is Nathan Yang. I am currently a junior and have been playing piano since elementary school. Music has always been a passion, and I am glad to be sharing it with you. 

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Bo Kun Liu

N. Medtner: Sonata Tragica" in C minor, Op. 39, No. 5

L.V. Beethoven: Sonata No.21 in C Major, Op53 “Waldstein" 1st mvt

P. Tchaikovsky: Scherzo Humoristique Op. 19, No. 2

BoKun Liu, born in New Zealand in July of 2004, is a piano student living in Vancouver, Canada. BoKun Liu debuted at Carnegie Hall in New York at the age of 11. Since then, he has gone on to win various international music competitions and festivals in North America, Europe and Australia - including the 2021 Brisbane International Youth Piano Competition (Australia), Wiener Klassiker International Piano Competition (Hungary), the 2nd International D-Competition (Russia), and Kings Peak International Piano Competition (USA). He is also the top prize winner of the 2020 Anton Rubinstein International Youth Competition (Germany), 2020 World Piano E- Competition “Napolinova” (Italy), 2021 Euregio International Piano Competition (Germany), and many others. BoKun Liu is the winner of the 2020 Steinway Piano Competition (Gold Award, Senior Division) and the Canadian Young Artist Standard of Excellence Award. Additionally, he is the recipient of multiple grants and scholarships. BoKun Liu has participated in numerous masterclasses with distinguished artists, such as Gary Graffman, Richard Raymond, Michael Kim, Wu Han, Ilana Vered, Jonathan Biss, Louis Lortie and others. Some of his past piano teachers include Keiko Alexander and LayTuan Tan of VSO School of Music. Since 2018, BoKun Liu has been studying at Fedorova&Takser Piano Studio, under the guidance of pianist Ilya Takser. Besides music, BoKun Liu is also an art lover and proficient skier.

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Anna Xie

J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue No. 5 in D Major

L.V. Beethoven: Sonata No. 6, Op. 10 No. 2

N. D. Joio: Sonata No. 3, IV. Allegro vivo e ritmico

M. Clementi: Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 47 No. 2

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Jialin Song

F.Liszt: Ungarische Rhapsodien No.15

S. Rachmaninoff: Etudes Tableaux Op.39 No.1

S. Rachmaninoff: Op. 3 No. 1 - Elegie

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Wei-Yu Liu

J.S. Bach: French Suite No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813

R. Strauss/A. Grünfeld - Soirée de Vienne

Born in Taiwan in 2002,Wei Yu Liu started his music education by his mother Yuhua Wang. Wei Yu has actively participated in piano and violin competitions and performances and garnered prizes in national competitions.Liu is currently a first-year student of Taipei National University of the Arts, studying with Prof.Yi Fan-Chiang.

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Mery Sharbatyan

L.V. Beethoven: sonata op.27 no.1 in E-flat major 3rd & 4th mov.

F.Chopin: Scherzo op.20 no.1 in b-minor

S. Rachmaninoff: Elegie in e-minor

S. Rachmaninoff: Etude-tableaux op.39 no.6 in a-minor

Mery Sharbatyan was born in 2004 Yerevan, Armenia. Started playing the piano when she was 9. From 2013-2019 she started studying at A. Tigranyan musical school. During this years took several masterclasses with Dmitry Novgorodsky, Alexander Mndoyants, Svetlana Navasardyan, Paolo Baglieri and Yuri Bogdanov. Since 2019 continued musical education in P.I. Tchaikovsky Special Musical School in Professor Armen Babakhanian’s class. Taken part in several competitions both local and international.

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Rebecca Gao

J.S. Bach Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 874

L.V. Beethoven Piano Sonata Op. 57, No. 23 in F minor, 1st movement (Appassionata)

F. Chopin Waltz Op. 34, No. 1 in A flat Major

S. Rachmaninoff Etudes-Tableaux Op. 33 No. 4 in D Minor

N. Kapustin Etude Op. 40 No. 1 'Prelude'

Rebecca Gao, 16, began playing the piano at the age of 7 under the instruction of Peyhwan Kuan. Rebecca has won 1st  place and 2nd place in USOMC Piano Duet competitions in 2015 and 2020. Besides that, Rebecca has also won 1st place at USOMC plus was given another outstanding award as the winner of winners. Other prizes she has won include 3rd place at the 2019 US New Star Etude Piano Competition, 3rd place at the 2020 CAMPT Contemporary Competition, and 3rd place at Classical Masters. She has also won awards at several other competitions including KAMSA, Quebec International Online Music Competition, and WPTA Finland International Piano Competition. Additionally, Rebecca has also performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City as a result of winning 3rd place in the American Protege Competition. Aside from piano, Rebecca enjoys playing tennis and competing on her school’s varsity team. She is also enthusiastic about anything biology or medicine related and loves to bake during her free time.

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Wei Yu Chiu

J.S. Bach: well tempered clavier BWV 854

L.V. Beethoven: sonata op. 53 mov. 2

I. Stravinsky: Firebird Danse infernale de tous les sujets de Kachtcheï

My name is WeiYu Chiu. I have been exposed to music since kindergarten. I enjoy music and wish to be a performer in the future. I hope that I can promote music even more in Taiwan and make everyone like my music. Thank you!

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Lee Min Hsuan

A. Schulz-Evler: concert Arabesques on motifs by Johann Strauss

J.S.Bach: Duetto no.3 BWV804

J.Brahms piano sonata no.2 mvt.1

Lee Min Hsuan, born in Kaohsiung City, has been learning piano since the age of five. She is studying in the second grade of Tainan Girls' Middle School music class. Major in piano. She has been instructed by masters such as Inge Rosar, Kirill Monorosi, Vadym Kholodenko, Yaron Kohlberg and Markus Prause.

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Howard Dai

J.S. Bach: Prelude & Fugue in C Major WTC II, BWV 870 

L.V. Beethoven: Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op.109, 1st mvt 

F. Chopin: Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58, 1st mvt 

S. Rachmaninoff: Etude in D Major Op. 39 No. 9 

H. Yang: Blue Wave On a Theme of Arirang

Howard Dai is 16 years old and lives in Northbrook, Illinois. He started piano in 2013 with Sueanne Metz at the age of 9. After four months of study he began to attend piano competitions and has won various prizes. His most recent prizes include first prize in Neapolitan Masters Competition (2020), first prize in the Sejong Music Competition (2019), third prize in the Osaka International Music Competition (2019),  third prize in the Music Festival in Honor of Confucius (2018), second prize in the American Fine Arts Festival Concerto Competition (2018), and third prize in the Great Composers Competition (Rachmaninoff, 2018). Howard enjoys traveling and had the opportunities to perform at prestigious venues around the world such as in Vienna, Russia and New York. In his spare time he enjoys reading, solving math problems and playing tennis.

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Ioana Voaides

F. Chopin : Variations Brillantes op. 12 in B flat major

J. Haydn : Sonata Hob XVI:50 in C Major

Ioana Voaideș is a Romanian pianist who is studying at Academia de Muzică “Gheorghe Dima” in Cluj- Napoca with Dr. Silvia Sbârciu.

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Nanga Lin

F. Chopin: Étude Op.25 No.1

F. Chopin: Étude Op.25 No.10

F. Chopin: Étude Op.25 No.12

F. Chopin: Ballade in g minor Op.23

PiHuang:  皮黄

Nanga Lin was born and raised in China. She started her piano lessons with her mother and gave her first public performance at the age of six. At eleven, Nanga started to study piano with Dr. Songwen Li. In 2017, Nanga went to the United States and she is currently studying piano with Dr. Xun Pan.

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Wang Yangzi Hao

F. Chopin: Etude Op.25 No. 10

S. Rachmaninoff: Etudes of Music and Painting Op.33 No. 4

Wang yangzihao was admitted to the middle School Attached to the Central Conservatory of Music with the first place. In the same year won the first prize of Hope Cup, He has been invited to perform all over the country, such as the Austrian Embassy. Was teached by Gary graffman、Martin Ricciario.

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William Zhu

S. Rachmaninov Musical Moment No 4 in E minor

L.V. Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 6 in F major, Op. 10, No. 2

J.S.Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C minor (WTK, Book II, No.2), BWV 871

F. Chopin Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47

My name is William Zhu, and I am a junior at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. I have been playing piano since I was five years old.

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Vitusevich Nikita

L.V. Beethoven: 32 variations c-moll, WoO 80

R. Schumann: Fantasie op.17 (I mov.)

Nikita Vitusevich, born in 2004 in Russia, is currently studying at Central Music School in Moscow under prof. Daniil Tsvetkov. Also he was studying in Special Music School in Severomorsk (Russia). He has won several prizes such as: - National youth piano competition (I prize, Petrozavodsk, Russia, 2017) - IV Regional piano competition (I prize, Murmansk, Russia, 2018) - VIII National youth piano competition (I prize, Petrozavodsk, Russia, 2016) - I Regional piano competition (Grand Prix, Murmansk, Russia, 2019) Nikita receives a scholarship from Murmansk Government. He performs in Great Hall of Central Music School, Small Hall of Moscow conservatory, International Festival of Maria Gambaryan in Moscow. Also he took part in many festivals and masterclasses.

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Ni Tianxiang

L.V. Beethoven: sonata op. 53 1:Allegro con brio

F. Liszt: Transcendante S.139 No. 8 "Wilde Jagd"

Ni Tianxiang was born on September 15, 2004 in Beijing, China. She began tolearn playing piano at six. She was taught by Zhang Xinning at seven, and went to theCentral Conservatory of Music Elementary School at nine, taught by Quan Hongbo.Then she was taught by Su Mai next year, and went to the Central Conservatory ofMusic Senior High School at twelve. After the guidance from several top-classmaster- including Kevin Kenner Miguel Henriques, Danile Shapiro, David Kuyken,Steven Spooner, she has been leveled up again and again with diligent hard working, and won several prizes.