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Chicago Duo Piano Festival Competition Results

 

Congratulations to the the participants of the Chicago Duo Piano Festival Competition for Young Piano Duos. The winners' concert took place May 30 at Nichols Concert Hall and Chicago’s classical music radio network WFMT recorded the High School Division winners for later broadcast.

Competition Winners

High School Division

Joshua and Jonah White: 1st prize- $800

Madelyn Stephenson and Andrew Feng: 2nd prize - $600

Brianna Chou and Sophia Feinerman: 3rd Prize - $400

Claudia Li and Katherine Mao: Honorable mention

 

Elementary School Division

Kimberly Han and Alice Zhang: 1st prize - $500

Lauren Kim and Colin Song: 2nd prize - $300

Leila and Lorenzo Jennings: 3rd prize, $200

Iris and Azalea Ely: Honorable mention

 


 

The mission of the Chicago Duo Piano Festival is to foster the performance and teaching of music for piano duo, and to offer an opportunity for young pianists to participate and perform their pieces in a supportive atmosphere at the Music Institute of Chicago's beautiful and historic Nichols Concert Hall.

 

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Teacher Spotlight: Maria Schwartz, Suzuki flute

"I encourage them [my students] in any way I can think of to experiment with their sound and connect with their flute and practice time."