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Piano Division

Tchaikovsky Music Competition 2018

Russian composers have created some of the most beautiful and powerful classical music.  Here are some of the big names… In the 19th century, a group called the “Mighty Five” (Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky, Balakirev, Borodin, and Cesar Cui) banded together and made their goal the promotion of purely Russian music.  Tchaikovsky is regarded as the most popular Russian composer, and even "the most Russian" composer.

tchaikovskyThe Tchaikovsky Music Competition (Piano Division) will be held at the Center's Concert Hall on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 starting at 1:30pm. The Piano Division open to pianists from age 6 through 18.  Contestants will perform a piece written by any Russian composer. Each performance will be judged by a panel of three music educators.  




Congratulations to the winners of the Piano Division!

Young Age Level (6 - 10)
David Fu - 1st place
Lerchen Zhong - 2nd place
Julia Zhu - 3rd place

Junior Age Level (11- 13)
William Lauricella - 1st place
Lidia Krylova - 2nd place
Michael Lowry - 2nd place
Yochen Zhong  - 3rd place

Senior Age Level (14 - 18)
Bryan Guo - 1st place
Nikolas Watson - 1st place
Benjamin Yao - 2nd place
Hong ju Qu - 3rd place

Award Ceremony and "All Winners Concert" will take place at the Center's Concert Hall on Sunday, February 11th, 2018 at 1:30pm. The winners of all three divisions (Piano, Vocal and Violin) will perform at the “All Winners Concert”.  All music enthusiasts are welcome to come and witness the musical talent of these young Capital Region musicians. The concert will be followed by a reception. 


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