2018 US New Star Piano Competition Results

Top 3 

Best Performer:
Jadis Chen, Age 16
From San Jose, CA
Student of Rose Chen

First Runner Up:
Daniel Yim, Age 12
From San Jose, CA
Student of Hyun-ju Sung

Second Runner Up:
Elizabeth A. Strebulaev, Age 7
From Los Altos Hills, CA
Student of Ludmila Kurtova

Group Prizes

Group I

First Prize:
Elizabeth A. Strebulaev, Age 7
From Los Altos Hills, CA
Student of Ludmila Kurtova

Second Prize:
Grace Cao, Age 5
From San Jose, CA
Student of Kai Chi Zhu

Third Prize:
Zoe M. Aldana, Age 7
From Miami, FL
Student of Elena Fomicheva

Honorable Mentions:
Andrew Yin, Age 6
From San Jose, CA
Student of Daniel Cheng

Hiroshi Corro, Age 6
From Fremont, CA
Student of Yuko Yoshida

Ervin Chao, Age 7
From San Jose, CA
Student of Chia-Lan Lee

Group II

First Prize:
Meining Wu, Age 9
From San Jose, CA
Student of Kai Chi Zhu

Second Prize:
Sora Corro, Age 8
From Fremont, CA
Student of Yuko Yoshida

Third Prize:
Sophia Jia, Age 9
From Los Altos, CA
Student of Yi Wang

Honorable Mentions:
Chloe Ding, Age 9
From San Jose, CA
Student of Kai Chi Zhu

Alex Eujoon Kim, Age 9
From Los Altos, CA
Student of Jinhee Kim

Group III

First Prize:
Irene Zhang, Age 11
From San Jose, CA
Student of Kai Chi Zhu

Second Prize:
Ryan T. Kim, Age 10
From Miami, FL
Student of Elena Fomicheva

Third Prize:
Daniel I. Strebulaev, Age 10
From Los Altos Hills, CA
Student of Erna Gulabyan

Honorable Mentions:
Henry Shao, Age 10
From Sylvania, OH
Student of Esther Chiu

Daniel M. Chen, Age 11
From San Jose, CA
Student of Kai Chi Zhu

Oliver Corro, Age 11
From Fremont, CA
Student of Yuko Yoshida

Kaitlyn Horng, Age 10
From San Jose, CA
Student of Kai Chi Zhu

Group IV

First Prize:
Daniel Yim, Age 12
From San Jose, CA
Student of Hyun-ju Sung

Second Prize:
Jason Cheung, Age 13
From Tustin, CA
Student of Judy Huang

Third Prize:
Amy Zeng, Age 12
From Aptos, CA
Student of Chialin Yang

Honorable Mentions:
Jacob Winefeld, Age 12
From Palo Alto, CA
Student of Nora Ayzman

Helen Yuan, Age 13
From Fremont, CA
Student of Fonny Chandra

Ethan Zheng, Age 12
From Pleasanton, CA
Student of Daniel Cheng

Group V

First Prize:
Katie Liu, Age 15
From Pittsburgh, PA
Student of Natasha Snitkovsky

Second Prize:
Lina Hisada, Age 15
From Arcadia, CA
Student of Nobuyo Nizhizaka

Third Prize:
Aaron Je Luen Kwan, Age 15
From Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Student of Agatha Hou

Honorable Mentions:
Justin Wahby, Age 15
From Elk Grove, CA
Student of Natsuki Fukasawa

Jianna Wong, Age 15
From San Jose, CA
Student of Kai Chi Zhu

Erin Yu, Age 14
From Fremont, CA
Student of Jed Galant

Daniel Liu, Age 15
From Champaign, IL
Student of Margaret Escobar

Group VI

First Prize:
Jadis Chen, Age 16
From San Jose, CA
Student of Rose Chen

Second Prize:
John W. Dick, Age 17
From Newport Beach, CA
Student of Ana Maria Eckstein

Third Prize:
Omar Wahby, Age 16
From Elk Grove, CA
Student of Natsuki Fukasawa

Honorable Mentions:
Naomi Ho, Age 16
From Sunnyvale, CA
Student of Nora Ayzman

Jocelyn M Horng, Age 16
From San Jose, CA
Student of Kai Chi Zhu