2017 US New Star Etude Competition Winners

Best Performer: Roger Xia 15, Davis,Ca, Teacher: Natsuki Fukasawa


Runner Up: Adrienne Lee 11, Newport Beach, CA, Teacher: Ana Marie Eckstein


Second Runner Up: Parker Van Ostrand, 13, Sacramento, CA, Teacher: Natsuki Fukasawa


Group Prizes

  • Group I(7 and under)

First: Derek Li Age: 7, Newport Beach, CA, Teacher: Ana Marie Eckstein

Second: Brandon Jeha Joe Age: 6, Redwood City, CA, Teacher: Sumi Nagasawa

Second: Sora Corro Age: 7, Fremont, CA, Teacher: Yuko Yoshida

Third: Constance Kuan Age: 7, Sunnyvale, CA, Teacher: Tina Bao

Honorable Mention: Helen Zhao Age: 7, Los Angeles, CA, Teacher: Yawen Wu

Honorable Mention: Charisse Chao Age: 7, San Jose, CA, Teacher: Chialan Lee

Honorable Mention: Katheryn J. Wang Age: 6, Sunnyvale, CA, Teacher: Yan Gao

Honorable Mention: Darren Guo Age: 6, Los Angeles, CA, Teacher: Yawen Wu

  • Group II(8-10)

First: Jacob Winefield Age: 10, Palo Alto, CA, Teacher: Nora Ayzman

Second: Grace Li Age: 9, Newport Beach, CA, Teacher: Ana Marie Eckstein

Second: Oliver Corro Age: 10, Fremont, CA, Teacher: Yuko Yoshida

Third: William W. Bao Age: 8, Mahoment, IL, Teacher: Timothy Ehlen

Third: Jocelyn J. Wang Age: 9, Sunnyvale, CA, Teacher: Yan Gao

Honorable Mention: Frederick Yip Age: 10, Palo Alto, CA, Teacher: Chia-Lin Yang

Honorable Mention: Alaina Yung Age: 8, Belmont, CA, Teacher: Sumi Nagasawa

Honorable Mention: Ethan Cao Age: 8, Foster City, CA, Teacher: Sumi Nagasawa

  • Group III(11-13)

First: Adrienne Lee Age: 11, Newport Beach, CA, Teacher: Ana Marie Eckstein

First: Parker Van Ostrand Age: 13, Sacramento, CA, Teacher: Natsuki Fukasawa

Second: Annabelle Li Age: 12, Foster City, CA, Teacher: Sumi Nagasawa

Third: Hana Sweatt Age: 12, San Carlos, CA, Teacher: Sumi Nagasawa

Third: Jason Cheung Age: 11, Irvine, CA, Teacher: Judy Huang

  • Group IV(11-13)

First: Roger Xia Age: 15,Davis,Ca, Teacher: Natsuki Fukasawa

Third: Alexander J. Cho Age: 16, San Jose, CA, Teacher: Hyun-Ju Sung

Third: Naomi Ho Age: 14, Sunnyvale, CA, Teacher: Nora Ayzman

Third: Annie W. Bao Age: 15, Mahomet, IL, Teacher:Timothy Ehlen

Honorable Mention: Jeffrey Qu Age: 15, San Jose, CA, Teacher: Daniel Cheng

Honorable Mention: Nina S. Zhao Age: 15, Cupertino, CA, Teacher:Daniel Cheng

Honorable Mention: Angela N. Pham Age: 16, Newport Coast, CA, Teacher: Ana Marie Eckstein

  • Group V(17 and older)

Second: Connie W. Bao Age: 18, Mahomet, IL, Teacher: Timothy Ehlen

Third: Beau E. Hsia Age: 18, Mountain View, CA, Teacher: Chialan Lee