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Chateau Gardecki stands before the piano preparing for the final round of the 16th Washington International Piano Artists Competition
at The Cosmos Club, Washington, DC, August 5, 2018...

WIPAC PIANO COMPETITION UPDATE
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WIPAC PRESS RELEASE CONCERT OCT 13TH

Checkout FestivalDC.COM for reviews and photos of the Piano Competition or
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The 2018 WIPAC Piano Artists Competition 6 Finalists                 19 of the 24 Pianists Competitors (Chateau in center)

♫2018♫
16th Washington International Piano Artists Competition

             

(1) Yiran Wang with WIPAC PIANO COMPETITION CO-CHAIRS Suzanne Finney and Diane Merriam; (2) Yiran; with George Mihaies{jury co-chair}, Lola Reinsch, Mike Davidson {WIPAC President}, Pascal Solomon {jury co-chair}(right)

FIRST PRIZE WINNER
Yiran Wang
$3,000 GRAND PRIZE, AUSTIN HAY AWARD

GRAND PRIX CONCERT IN INTERNATIONAL EMBASSY
IN WASHINGTON, DC

SOLO RECITAL
IN WASHINGTON, DC

SECOND PRIZE WINNER
Jeni Kong
$2,000

THIRD PRIZE Jeanne Craig
$1,000

HONORABLE MENTION AWARDS
Joseph Lipare, Simon Finlow
Anqi Wang
$250 EACH

SPECIAL AWARDS
$250 EACH as BELOW


MOST IMAGINATIVE PROGRAMMING
Paul Kosak
Chopin
Chopin's Students Composers
Spiritual Descendants (Paderewski)

ROMANTIC PERIOD
Simon Finlow
Balakirev Mazurka No. 5, in D

BAROQUE PERIOD
Martin Gallegos
Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in B minor, L. 33

CLASSICAL PERIOD
Jeanne Craig
Haydn Sonata in E-flat major Hob.XVI:52 1st Movement

COMTEMPORARY PERIOD
Martin Gallegos
Martin Gallegos, "Impromptu"

PRESS JURY AWARD
Jeni Kong

AUDIENCE AWARD
Yiran Wang

BACH PERFORMANCE
Jeanne Craig
Prelude & Fugue C major, WTCII
Prelude & Fugue in G-sharp minor, WTCI

MOZART PERFORMANCE
Jeanne Craig
Sonata in F Major, K332, 1st Movement

BEETHOVEN PERFORMANCE
Jeni Kong
Sonata Op 78, 1st Movement

CHOPIN PERFORMANCE
Yiran Wang
Ballade No. 4, Op. 54

LISZT PERFORMANCE
Yiran Wang
Apres une lecture e Dante

RAVEL PERFORMANCE
Keiko Kircher
Sonatine

SPENCER HUFFMAN PERFORMANCE
Toshe Temelkov

LATIN AMERICAN COMPOSER
Joseph Lipare
Astor Piazolla:"Oblivion" Tango
Angel Villodo:"El Choco" Tango

Click this link to see a list of downloadable video recordings of the 16th Piano Artists Competition

(HELPFUL NOTE: It is best to download mp4 video files to your local storage device for proper viewing of
VIDEO (mp4) RECORDINGS. To learn the compositions performed in each round by a performer, refer to the OFFICIAL PROGRAM linked here below. Be sure to refresh website pages and pdf files each time you use them, to obtain the most recent updates within these files. Another method to do that: CLEAR HISTORY from your browser, then reload the website pages and links.)

2018 Washington International Piano Artists Competition OFFICIAL PROGRAM

 

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