Professional class: AUDITION RESULTS
Steinway Gallery Singapore is proud to present the following young talents who have successfully advanced to the Semi-Finals of the 6th Steinway Youth Piano Competition that will take place on 28th May 2022. The Grand Prize winner in the Professional Class will represent Singapore at the Southeast Asia Steinway Regional Finals to compete among 8 regional contestants for a coveted spot at the International Steinway Festival in Hamburg, Germany.
The names of the contestants are as follow:
Ma Chun Yin Phyllis
Low Ze Jun Jerry
Siobhan Ae Rui Duo
Tong Kai Han Newman
Luther Ong Boon Khang
You An Lin
Koh Jing Shan
Kate Isabelle Ong
Tristen Yuwee Ng
Tan Jiok Fong Jaden
Justin Low Renkai
Wong Enya Claire
Michelle Chen Dan Hua
*Results are not in order of merit
We would also like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere gratitude to the panel of judges for taking their precious time in adjudicating. We are certain that these invaluable advices from well-known pianists and educators will help aspiring pianists excel further in their piano-learning journey.
Our Honorable Judges
Mr Loo Bang Hean
Mr Loo Bang Hean is an accomplished Malaysian concert pianist, featured as a concerto soloist with various orchestras, including the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. An adjunct lecturer at UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur, he is a regular presenter for the ABRSM examination board and has been invited to adjudicate competitions, conduct seminars and masterclasses across Asia. This is his second time adjudicating for the SYPC.
Ms Mary Anne Espina
Known for her excellence in chamber music, Mary Anne is one of the most sought-after collaborating artists in the Philippines today. A two-time Aliw Awardee for the Best Instrumental Category, Mary Anne has been featured in the Filipino Artists Series at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and has performed as a soloist of the UST Symphony Orchestra, the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, FILHARMONIKA, and the Manila Symphony Orchestra.
Dr Nopanand Chanorathaikul
Dr. Nopanand is a distinguished classical pianist from Thailand and a guest soloist with both the Chulalongkorn University Symphony Orchestra and The Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra. An inspiring and highly sought-after educator, Dr. Nopanand has been regularly invited to provide teachers’ workshops and serve on the adjudicator panel of national and ASEAN international piano competitions. Dr. Nopanand was appointed an Assistant Professor at the College of Music, Mahidol University where she served as a full-time faculty member for more than a decade.
Once again, congratulations to all participants and we wish those that are advancing to the Semi-Finals on the 28th May 2022 all the best.
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