International Competition

Final Round


February 3, 2018





154 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019


1. Fee and Deadline

A non-refundable fee for participation in the Final Round must be received by the deadline below. 








includes 4 complimentary tickets



includes 2 complimentary tickets







includes 4 complimentary tickets



includes 2 complimentary tickets



2. Finalists

Congratulations to all finalists! 

Please note that only top competitors based on their scores within each age category were selected to move on to the Final Round of the competition and we are happy to announce the finalists below. 

Please note the composition that was selected for you by the judges. This is the piece that you must perform during the Final Round. Any changes to the program will result in the disqualification from the competition. Remember: it must be performed from memory and cannot exceed 5 minutes. The performance may be stopped and the score will be reduced if the competitor exceeds the allotted time. You are expected to participate in person during the Final Round of the competition. To confirm your participation in the Final Round please submit participation fee by the deadline, as outlined above. 






Anh Nguyen, Vietnam, Piano, Kabalevsky, Variations Op. 40 No. 2 in A Minor

Evelyn Um, USA, Violin, Kreisler, Praeludium and Allegro in the Style of Pugnani

Mason Ng, USA, Piano, Chopin, Etude Op. 25, No. 2

Nathan Furman, USA, Piano, Chkolnik, Wedding Bells and the Escape (from 8 Pieces)

Shuo Han, USA, Piano, Mendelssohn, Songs Without Words Op. 53, No. 1, “On the Seashore”

Sky Han, USA, Piano, Rachmaninoff, Etude Op. 33 No. 7 (8)

Taksh Gupta, USA, Piano, Tchaikovsky, October



Anjulie Djearam, Canada, Voice, Handel, Art Thou Troubled

Anne Herring, USA, Piano, Haydn, Sonata in G Major XVI:27

Brian Wang, USA, Piano, Liszt, La Campanella

Emily Tong, USA, Piano, Bolcom, The Serpent's Kiss

Jose Andres Alvarez Garcia, Mexico, Piano, Bartok, Six Romanian Folk Dances Op. 56

Leo Guo, USA, Piano, Mozart, Allegro (First Mov. from Sonata in C, K. 279)

SangHoon Jung, USA, Voice, Handel, Lascia Ch'io Pianga

Sophie Elliott, Singapore, Flute, Bach, Sonata in G Minor BWV 1020



Amalia Crevani, USA, Voice, Hundley, Will There Really Be A Morning?

Angelina Yi, USA, Voice, Hahn, Si Mes Vers Avaient des Ailes

Avik Sarkar, USA, Piano, Muczynski, Toccata Op. 15

Daniel Shmulyarenko, USA, Voice, Caldara, Sebben, Crudele

Evelyn Carr, USA, Voice, Rodgers, If I Loved You

Pablo Rubin Jurado, USA, Voice, Tosti, Non T'amo Piu



Alla Chritis, Voice, Cilea, "Io Son L'umile Ancella" from Adriana Lecouvreur

Anahit Arushanyan, USA, Piano, Rachmaninoff, Etude Tableaux Op. 39 No. 6 "Little Red Riding Hood"

Dilnar Dilmurat, USA, Piano, Chopin, Nocturne 9 H-dur Op. 9

Elif Sinan, USA, Piano, Poulenc, Improvisation No. 15

Il Hong Shin, USA, Voice, Mozart, Bester Jungling from Die Schauspieldirektor

Jian Du, USA, Violin, Sibelius, Sibelius Violin Concerto

Kyuyoung Lee, USA, Voice, Verdi, La Mia Letizia Infondere

Sungah Kim, USA, Violin, Shostakovich, Violin Concerto No. 1 4th Mov.


3. Awards

All awards and evaluation forms from judges will be presented to competitors at the Awards Ceremony at the conclusion of the Final Round. Please note that competitors must be present to receive awards and evaluation forms as they will not be sent by mail. For a complete list of awards please see Section 5 of the Rules & Regulations page. 


4. Tickets

All complimentary tickets can be picked up from the Weill Recital Hall Box Office, which will open one hour prior to the event. Please see Tickets section for information on how to purchase additional tickets. 

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