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2018-2019 Scholarship Recipients
Emily Cho, 14
First Year
Schaumburg, IL
James B. Conant High School
Piano Teacher: Dr. James Giles
Stephanie Ding Draughon, 15
Second Year
Ashburn, VA
Manhattan School of Music,
Pre-College Division
Piano Teacher:  Miyoko Lotto
Eliza Folkert, 17
First Year
Alpharetta, GA
St. John Bosco Academy
Piano Teacher:  Piotr Folkert
Avery Gagliano, 16
Third Year
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Curtis Institute of Music
Piano Teachers:  Gary Graffman
and Jonathan Biss
Eric Gan, 15
Second Year
Foster City, CA
Aragon High School
Piano Teacher: Dr. Igor Shochetman
Ziyao “Chelsea” Guo, 17
Third Year
Darien, CT
The Juilliard School Pre-College Division
Piano Teachers: Prof. Hung-Kuan Chen
Kimberly Han, 17
Third Year
Lake Forest, IL
Lake Forest High School
Piano Teacher:  Brenda Huang
and Alexander Korsantia
Leslie Jin, 15
First Year
Redwood City, CA
Carlmont High School
Piano Teacher:  Sujeeva Hapugalle
Azalea Kelley, 15
First Year
New York, NY
Brooklyn College Preparatory Center
Piano Teacher:  Dr. Emily White
Ryan Leung, 18
Second Year
Hong Kong
Imperial College, London, UK
Piano Teacher:  Joan Havill
and Kin-Wai Shum
Jessie Liu, 15
First Year
Westborough, MA
Westborough High School
Piano Teacher:  Faina Kofman
Katie Liu, 15
Second Year
Pittsburgh, PA
City Music Center of Duquesne University, Mary Pappert School of Music
Piano Teacher:  Natasha Snitkovsky
Ishan Loomba, 16
Third Year
Albuquerque, NM
Early College Academy
Piano Teacher: Dr. Carol Leone
Angeline Ma, 15
Second Year
Berwyn, PA
Conestoga High School
Piano Teacher:  Susan Starr
Issay Niki, 14
First Year
New York, NY
The Bronx High School of Science
Piano Teacher:  Dr. Igal Kesselman
Evren Ozel, 19
Year 4
Minneapolis, MN
New England Conservatory of Music
Piano Teacher: Wha Kyung Byun
Nita Qiu, 16
Second Year
Woodbury, MN
Trinity School at River Ridge
Piano Teacher: Dr. Joseph Zins
Victor Shlyakhtenko, 16
Third Year
Los Angeles, CA
Colburn Community School of
Performing Arts
Piano Teacher: Teresa de Jong Pombo
Samuel Xu, 17
Third Year
Chandler, AZ
Arizona Virtual Academy
Piano Teacher:  Fei Xu
Naomi Yamaguchi, 14
First Year
Acton, MA
New England Conservatory
Preparatory School
Piano teacher:  Hitomi Koyama
   
     
 
2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients
Rolando Alejandro
Eriko Darcy
Jia Ling Diau
Rolando Alejandro, 18
Second Year
Guaynabo, PR
The Juilliard School
Piano Teacher, Dr. Matti Raekallio
Eriko Darcy, 15
First Year
Chicago, IL
Latin School of Chicago
Piano Teacher, George Vatchnadze
Jia Ling Diau, 16
First Year
El Paso, TX
Maxine L. Silva Magnet High School
Piano Teacher, Dr. Oscar Macchioni
Stephanie Ding Draughon
Avery Gagliano
Eric Gan
Stephanie Ding Draughon, 14
First Year
Ashburn, VA
Manhattan School of Music,
Pre-College Division
Piano Teacher, Miyoko Lotto
Avery Gagliano, 15
Second Year
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Curtis Institute of Music
Piano Teachers, Gary Graffman
and Jonathan Biss
Eric Gan, 14
First Year
Foster City, CA
Aragon High School
Piano Teacher, Dr. Igor Shochetman
Ziyao “Chelsea” Guo
Kimberly Han
Ryan Leung
Ziyao “Chelsea” Guo, 16
Second Year
Darien, CT
The Juilliard School
Pre-College Division
Piano Teachers,
Prof. Hung-Kuan Chen and
Tema Blackstone
Kimberly Han, 16
Second Year
Lake Forest, IL
Lake Forest High School
Piano Teacher, Brenda Huang/
Alexander Korsantia
Ryan Leung, 17
First Year
Hong Kong
Eton College, London, UK
Piano Teacher, Joan Havill
Katie Liu
Ishan Loomba
Angeline Ma
Katie Liu, 14
First Year
Pittsburgh, PA
Montour High School
Piano Teacher, Natasha Snitkovsky
Ishan Loomba, 15
Second Year
Albuquerque, NM
Early College Academy
Piano Teacher, Dr. Carol Leone
Angeline Ma, 14
First Year
Berwyn, PA
Conestoga High School
Piano Teacher, Susan Starr
Nita Qiu
Victor Shlyakhtenko
William Tang
Nita Qiu, 15
First Year
Woodbury, MN
Trinity School at River Ridge
Piano Teacher, Dr. Joseph Zins
Victor Shlyakhtenko, 15
Second Year
Los Angeles, CA
Colburn Community School of
Performing Arts
Piano Teacher, Teresa de Jong Pombo
William Tang, 15
Second Year
Woodside, NY
Hunter College High School/
Manhattan School of Music
Pre-College Division
Piano Teacher, Miyoko Lotto
Anqi Xu
Samuel Xu
Anqi Xu, 17
Second Year
New Providence, NJ
UCVTS Magnet High School/
Manhattan School of Music,
Pre-College Division
Piano Teacher, Miyoko Lotto
Samuel Xu, 16
Second Year
Chandler, AZ
Arizona Virtual Academy
Piano Teacher, Fei Xu

Ana Yam, 14
First Year
Ames, IA
Ames High School
Piano Teacher, Larisa Kanevski

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2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients
Cameron Akioka
Rolando Antonio Alejandro
Kyle Fang
Cameron Akioka, 16
First Year
Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto High School
Piano Teacher, Olya Katsman
Rolando Antonio Alejandro, 17
First Year
Guaynabo, PR
The Juilliard School
Piano Teacher, Dr. Matti Raekallio
Kyle Fang, 16
First Year
Walnut Creek, CA
Valley View Charter Prep/
San Francisco Conservatory of Music 
Pre-College Division
Piano Teacher, Dr. William Wellborn
Avery Gagliano
Ziyao "Chelsea" Guo
Kimberly Han
Avery Gagliano, 14
First Year
Washington, DC
Curtis Institute of Music
Piano Teacher, Marina Aleksyeva
Ziyao "Chelsea" Guo, 15
First Year
Darien, CT
The Juilliard School
Pre-College Division
Piano Teachers, Hung-Kuan Chen/
Dr. Tema Blackstone
Kimberly Han, 15
First Year
Lake Forest, IL
Lake Forest High School
Piano Teacher, Brenda Huang/
Alexander Korsantia
Leyla Kabuli
Niklas Kniesche
Andrew Lin
Leyla Kabuli, 16
First Year
Davis, CA
Davis High School /San Francisco Conservatory of Music 
Pre-College Division
Piano Teacher, John McCarthy
Niklas Kniesche, 15
First Year
Providence, RI
Wheeler School/New England 
Conservatory Preparatory School
Piano Teacher,  Jonathan Bass
Andrew Lin, 16
First Year
San Jose, CA
Lynbrook High School
Piano Teacher, Dr. William Wellborn
Vincent Liu
Ishan Loomba
Evren Ozel
Vincent Liu, 17
First Year
San Ramon, CA
Dougherty Valley High School
Piano Teacher, Hans Boepple
Ishan Loomba, 14
First Year
Albuquerque, NM
Early College Academy
Piano Teacher,  Dr. Carol Leone
Evren Ozel, 17
Third Year
Minneapolis, MN
Walnut Hill School for the Arts-Natick, MA
Piano Teacher, Wha Kyung Byun
Victor Shlyakhtenko
William Tang
Taylor Wang
Victor Shlyakhtenko, 14
First Year
Los Angeles, CA
Colburn Community School of Performing Arts
Piano Teacher, Teresa de Jong Pombo
William Tang, 14
First Year
Woodside NY
Hunter College High School/
Manhattan School of Music
Pre-College Division
Piano Teacher, Miyoko Lotto
Taylor Wang, 14
First Year
Centerville, OH
Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Natick MA
Piano Teacher, Sergei Polusmiak
Samuel Xu
Anqi Xu
Samuel Xu, 15
First Year
Chandler, AZ
Arizona Virtual Academy
Piano Teacher, Fei Xu
Anqi Xu, 16
First Year
New Providence, NJ
UCVTS Magnet High School/
Manhattan School of Music
Pre-College Division
Piano Teacher, Miyoko Lotto
2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients
Trenton Chang
Michael Davidman
Amanda Mac

Trenton Chang, 17
Second Year
Logan, UT
Logan High School and Utah State University -- Youth Conservatory
Piano Teacher, Gary Amano

 

Michael Davidman, 18
Fourth Year
New York, NY
Curtis Institute of Music
Piano Teachers, Efrem Briskin /
Robert McDonald
Amanda Mac, 15
First Year
Concord, CA
Northgate High School
Piano Teacher, Dr. Jed A. Galant
Valerie Narumi
Evren Ozel
Kadar Qian

Valerie Narumi, 16
First Year
Yorba Linda, CA
Valencia High School
Piano Teachers, Dr. Grace Fong /
Dr. Ron Anderson

Evren Ozel, 16
Second Year
Minneapolis, MN
Walnut Hill School for the Arts - Natick, MA
Piano Teacher, Wha Kyung Byun
Kadar Qian, 17
Fourth Year
Westford, MA
Westford Academy
Piano Teacher, A Ramon Rivera
Christopher Richardson
David Sacks
John Schindler
Christopher Richardson, 16
Second Year
Lake Forest Park, WA
Shorecrest High School
Piano Teacher, Duane Hulbert
David Sacks, 15
First Year
Greenwich, CT
Stanford University Online High School
Piano Teachers, Miyoko Lotto /
Ursula Oppens
John Schindler, 16
Second Year
Hartland, WI
eAchieve Academy
Piano Teacher, Margarita Kontorovsky
Lewis Zou

 

Lewis  Zou, 15
Second Year
Solon, OH
Solon High School
Piano Teachers, Emanuela Friscioni /
Gerardo Teissonniere / Alvin Chow

2014-2015 Scholarship Recipients
Trenton Chang, 16
First Year
Logan, UT
Logan High School
Piano Teacher, Professor Gary Amano

Michael Davidman, 17
Third Year
New York, NY
Hunter College High School,
Manhattan School of Music
Piano Teacher, Efrem Briskin
Misha Galant, 16
Second Year
Newark, CA
California High School, San Ramon
Piano Teacher, Olya Katsman
Victor Lin, 14
First Year
Foster City, CA
Hillsdale High School
Piano teacher, Igor Shochetman
Evelyn Mo, 15
First Year
Oak Hill, VA
Thomas Jefferson High School for
Science and Technology
Piano Teachers, Thomas Mastroianni
and Eric Himy
Evren Ozel, 15
First Year
Minneapolis, MN
Walnut Hill School of the Arts - Natick, MA
Piano Teacher, Wha Kyung Byun
Kadar Qian, 16
Third Year
Westford, MA
Westford Academy
Piano Teacher, Angel Ramón Rivera
Amber Scherer, 17
First Year
Highland Park, IL
Regina Dominican High School
Piano Teacher, Dr. James Giles
John Schindler, 15
First Year
Glendale, WI
eAchieve Academy
Piano Teacher, Margarita Kontorovsky
Clayton Stephenson, 15
First Year
Brooklyn, NY
The Dalton School
Piano Teacher, Ernest Barretta
Lewis Zou, 14
First Year
Solon, OH
Solon High School &
Cleveland Institute of Music
Piano Teacher, Emanuela Friscioni

2013-2014 Scholarship Recipients
Michael Davidman, 16
Second Year
New York, NY
Hunter College High School,
Manhattan School of Music/
New York, NY
Piano Teacher: Efrem Briskin
Misha Galant, 15
First Year
Newark, CA
Newark Memorial High School
Piano Teacher: Olya Katsman
Anna Han, 17
First Year
Chandler, AZ
Arizona Virtual Academy
Piano Teacher: Fei Xu
Evan Lee, 15
First Year
Brooklyn, NY
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School &
Juilliard School, Pre-College Division
Piano Teacher: Victoria Mushkatkol
Briana Liu, 15
First Year
Kearny, NJ
Manhattan School of Music –
Pre-College Division
Piano Teacher: Miyoko Lotto
Phoebe Pan, 15
First Year
Irvine, CA
Pacific Academy &
Opus119 School of Music, Irvine, CA
Piano Teacher: Yi Dong
Kadar Derek Qian, 15
Second Year
Westford, MA
Rivers School Conservatory, Weston, MA
Piano Teacher: Angel Ramón Rivera
Christopher Richardson, 14
First Year
Danville, CA
San Ramon Valley High School
Piano Teacher: Frederick Weldy
Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, 16
Third Year
New York, NY
The Julliard School
Piano Teachers: Yoheved Kaplinsky, Ilya Itin
   

2012-2013 Scholarship Recipients
Mikowai Ashwill, 17
First Year
Spring Grove, IL
Homeschooled
Music Institute of Chicago
Piano Teachers: Claire Aebersold
and Ralph Neiweem
Connie Chen, 17
Second Year
Pleasanton, CA
Amador Valley High School
San Francisco Conservatory
of Music/Preparatory Division
Piano Teacher: Dr. William Wellborn
Gabrielle Chou, 17
Second Year
Pembroke Pines, FL
Broward Virtual School
The Colburn Academy/LA, CA
Piano Teacher: Ory Shihor
Michael Davidman, 15
First Year
New York, NY
Hunter College High School
Manhattan School of Music/NY, NY
Piano Teacher: Efrem Briskin
Hugo Kitano, 17
Third Year
San Francisco, CA
Lowell High School
Piano Teacher: Professor Hans Boepple
Kate Liu, 18
Second Year
Winnetka, IL
Curtis Institute of Music/Phila, PA
Piano Teachers: Alan Chow
and Robert McDonald
Drew Petersen, 18
Fourth Year
Oradell, NJ
Harvard University Extension School
The Juilliard School/ NY, NY
Piano Teacher: Jerome Lowenthal
Kadar Qian, 15
First Year
Westford, MA
Westford Academy
The Rivers School Conservatory/
Weston, MA
Piano Teacher: Angel Ramon Rivera
Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, 16
Second Year
New York, NY
The Juilliard School/NY, NY
Piano Teachers: Yoheved Kaplinsky
and Ilya Itin
Rhed Shi, 18
Fourth Year
San Jose, CA
Harvard College/Cambridge, MA
Piano Teacher: Dr. Namik Sultanov
Hanson Tam, 15
First Year
Hillsborough, CA
Menlo School
San Francisco Conservatory of
Music/Preparatory Division
Piano Teacher: Dr. William Wellborn
Weian Wang, 17
First Year
Saratoga, CA
Lynbrook High School
San Francisco Conservatory of
Music/Preparatory Division.
Piano Teacher: Dr. William Wellborn

2011-2012 Scholarship Recipients
Connie Chen, 16
First Year
Pleasanton, CA
Amador Valley High School
John Chen, 18
Second Year
Leesburg, VA
Texas Christian University
Gabrielle Chou, 16
First Year
Pembroke Pines, FL
The Colburn Academy
Arden Hu, 14
First Year
Sunnyvale, CA
The Harker School
Melody Huang, 17
Third Year
San Jose, CA
The Harker School
Jillian Kim, 17
First Year
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco School of the Arts
Hugo Kitano, 16
Second Year
San Francisco, CA
Lowell High School
Ruta Kuzmickas, 15
First Year
Portland, OR
Clackamas Web Academy
Albert Liu, 17
Third Year
Miami, FL
Miami Palmetto Senior High
Kate Liu, 17
First Year
Winnetka, IL
New Trier Township High School
Drew Petersen, 17
Third Year
Oradell, NJ
The Juilliard School
Rafael Riera, 16
First Year
Boca Raton, FL
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Anthony Rueda, 16
First Year
Miami, FL
Belen Jesuit Preparatory School
Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, 15
First Year
New York, New York
The Juilliard School
Rhed Shi, 17
Third Year
San Jose, CA
Evergreen Valley High
   

2010-2011 Scholarship Recipients
John Chen, 17
First Year
Leesburg, VA
Juilliard Pre-College Division
Kimberly Hou, 16
First Year
Arlington, VA
Home Schooled
Melody Huang, 16
Second Year
San Jose, CA
The Harker School
Hugo Kitano, 15
First Year
San Francisco, CA
Lowell High School
Christina Lai, 17
First Year
Plantation, FL
Nova High School
Albert Liu, 16
Second Year
Miami, FL
Miami Palmetto Senior High School
Weston Mizumoto, 15
First Year
Yorba Linda, CA
Orange County High School of the Arts
Drew Petersen, 16
Second Year
Oradell, NJ
Harvard University Extension School
Rhed Shi, 16
Second Year
San Jose, CA
Evergreen Valley High School
Ashley Zhou, 15
First Year
Basking Ridge, NJ
The Pingry School

2009-2010 Scholarship Recipients
Vien Nguyen, 17
Second Year
Redwood City, CA
Menlo Schoo
Drew Peterson, 15
First Year
Oradell, NJ
Harvard University
Nancy Yinan Xie, 17
Second Year
San Francisco, CA
Lowell High School
Eloise Kim, 17
Third Year
Cornelius, OR
Valley Catholic High School
Albert Liu, 15
First Year
Miami, FL
Miami Palmetto
Senior High School
Melody Huang, 15
First Year
San Jose, CA
The Harker School
Andrew J. Tung, 15
First Year
Vernon Hills, IL
Music Institute of Chicago
     
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