Wallace National Junior Piano Competition 2018
12-15 JULY

IN ASSOCIATION WITH
THE WALLACE FOUNDATION  |  THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND  |  LEWIS EADY CHARITABLE TRUST

VENUE: The University of Auckland's School of Music  |  6 Symonds Street, Auckland

 

#WNJPC2018 PRIZE WINNERS

Congratulations!

WINNER  |  1st Prize ($2,000)
+ Best Performance of a Classical Sonata ($500 donated by IRMT Auckland Branch)
Ashani Waidyatillake

2nd Prize ($1,000 donated by Sally & Derek Evennett)
+ Best Performance of a New Zealand Composition ($250 donated by SOUNZ)
Shuan Liu

3rd Prize ($500)
Christina Xiao

Finalist ($200)
($200 donated by Joshua Ryu | $200 donated by The Chuang Foundation)
Megan Brook, Michael Li, Audrey GuoMadeleine Xiao
 

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WNJPC 2018 FINALISTS

SATURDAY 14 JULY - 7:00pm | Competition Final + Prize-giving
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Performance order
Megan Brook, Audrey Guo, Michael Li, Shuan Liu, Ashani Waidyatillake, Christina Xiao and Madeleine Xiao

Good luck!

WNJPC 2018 Finalists

WALLACE NATIONAL JUNIOR PIANO COMPETITION 2018

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Congratulations to our 16 competitors!

Each competitor will present a 20-minute programme on 12 July and only 6 will progress onto the Final Round on 14 July

WNJPC 2018 COMPETITORS
listed in alphabetical order

 

William Berry
Megan Brook
Catherine Chang
Audrey Guo
Daniel Huang
Amelia Isac
Serena Lau
Angel Li

Michael Li
Shuan Liu
Henry Meng
Yue Zhang (Michael) Song
Christoff Venter
Ashani Waidyatillake
Christina Xiao
Madeleine Xiao

 

RESERVES
R1 - Benedict Lim  |  R2 - Bruce Zhang

 

NB: Image order - Left to right
Audrey Guo, Michael Li, Serena Lau, William Berry, Christoff Venter, Megan Brook, Daniel Huang, Angel Li, Catherine Chang, Henry Meng, Madeleine Xiao, Christina Xiao, Shuan Liu, Ashani Waidyatillake, Amelia Isac & Yue Zhang (Michael) Song

 

#WNJPC2018

The biennial Wallace National Junior Piano Competition gives New Zealand pre-tertiary pianists the opportunity to compete for prizes totalling over $4000.

Open to full-time secondary school students who are New Zealand citizens, New Zealand residents, or have studied in New Zealand for a minimum of two years.

From submitted DVD auditions, the WNJPC Preliminary Adjudicator selects 16 students to participate in the competition. Competitors perform a 20-minute recital programme of their choice with at least three musical periods included.

Only six competitors are selected by the adjudicators to compete in the Final Round held on Saturday 14 July. Prizes are presented following the 5pm recital on Sunday 15 July.

PRIZES:
1st Prize - $2,000
| 2nd Prize - $1,000 (Donated by Sally & Derek Evennett) | 3rd Prize - $500
Other finalists - $200 ($200 donated by The Chuang Foundation and $200 donated by Joshua Ryu)
Best Performance of a Classical Sonata - $500 (Donated by IRMT Auckland Branch)
Best Performance of a New Zealand Composition - $250 (Donated by SOUNZ )

WINNER RECEIVES:
Solo Recital opportunity supported by Lewis Eady Ltd
Concerto Performance opportunity with Bach Musica ‘19

2018 Adjudicators:  Douglas Humpherys (USA)  |  Marta Zabaleta (Spain)


COMPETITOR INFO & FORMS:

 

IMPORTANT DATES:
1 May - Applications close
1 May - Audition DVD must be submitted and Application fee paid
1 June - Competition acceptance notification email advice
10 June - No further programme changes accepted
10 June - Competition Acceptance fee of $50 paid

EVENT PROGRAMME 12-15 JULY
Thursday - Preliminary Rounds and Finalists announced
Thursday, 7:30pm - Opening Ceremony
Saturday, 4:00pm - Masterclass for Non-finalists
Saturday, 7:00pm - Competition Final (6 performers) & Prize-giving
Sunday, 9:30am - Masterclass for Finalists

 
 
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