Steinway Society Piano Competition

May 1, 2012 Chuck Johnson

May 5-6, 2012
Read here for the Division 1, 2 and 3 Results!
Division 1
1st Rubin Zou
2nd Avik Sarkar
3rd Hannah Ryu
Honorable Mentions Jamin Liu
Division 2
1st Niklas Kniesche
2nd Michelle Chen and Karen R. Ji
3rd Amir Siraj and Anna Shi
Honorable Mention- Deanna Neff
Here are the Division 3 awards for this year's Piano Competition.
1st Prize - Peter (Chuang-Chuang) Fang
2nd Prize (Ex-aequo) - Daniel Kim and Yoko Ellie Fukumura
3rd Prize (Ex-aequo) - Vanessa Meiling Haynes and Phuong Nghi Pham
Congratulations to all for their hard work and excellence in the competition.
We would like to thank this year's judges Roxana Bajdechi, Boaz Sharon and Stephen Porter.
To clarify, only the First Prize winners from the previous years are prohibited from entering the subsequent year's competition. So anyone awarded second, third, or honorable mention qualifies for the next year's competition.
The Steinway Society’s Piano Competition is open to amateur pianists in three age divisions: 9 and under, 10-12 and 13-18. Preliminary rounds will be held on Saturday, April 30, with the final competition in all divisions taking place on Sunday, May 2. Cash prizes will be awarded.
Entry applications are available on-line at, or at any M. Steinert & Sons showroom in Boston or Natick. Deadline for entries is April 2, 2012.
For additional information or a competition application, call (866) 871-9786 or e-mail:

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