School of Music

Keyboard Department

Young Artist Competition for Pre-College Pianists and Organists

2017 Winners

Junior Division
First Prize: Kimberly Liu (Student of Olga Urick)
Second Prize: Andrew Zhen (Student of Karen Allred)
Third Prize: Kyler Chen (Student of Margaret Evans)
The Carlin Prize for American Music: Jose Fernando Gomez (Student of Frank Pittman)
ECU Keyboard Alumni Prize: David Niu (Student of Florence Ko)
Judge: Bradley Hunnicutt

Senior Division
First Prize: Christopher Saba (Student of Pamela Mullins)
Second Prize: Kevin Xu (Student of Florence Ko)
Third Prize:  Kasey Stokes (Student of Rodney Reynerson)
ECU Keyboard Alumni Prize:  Kevin Xu (Student of Florence Ko)
Judge: Derison Duarte


2016 Winners

Junior Division
First Prize: Angelina Ning (Student of Marina Lamazov and Joseph Rackers)
Second Prize: Kevin Xu (Student of Florence Ko)
Third Prize: Christopher Saba (Student of Pamela Mullins)
American Music Prize: David Niu (Student of Florence Ko)
ECU Keyboard Alumni Prize: Angelina Ning (Student of Marina Lamazov and Joseph Rackers)
Judge: Dowell Idol


Senior Division

First Prize: Bethany Brinson (Student of Derison Duarte)
Second Prize: Grace He (Student of Teddy Robie)
Third Prize: Christopher Tavernier (Student of John Cobb)
ECU Keyboard Alumni Prize: Bethany Brinson (Student of Derison Duarte
)Judge: Kent Lyman