Piano Festival and Competition

2020 Piano Festival & Competition

March 8, 2020:
Piano Festival & Competition
Location:  Community United Methodist Church, Naperville
EVENT CANCELED
March 15, 2020:   Honors Recital
Time:  1:30 pm
Location:  Downers Grove Public Library

A heartfelt thanks to all the students, teachers, judges and organizers who made the 2020 Piano Festival & Competition held on March 8th a great success. It was a wonderful event, and we are very proud of all the students who participated. We look forward to seeing you again next year!

For information purposes, here are the Entry Requirements and List of Required Compositions used for the 2020 Piano Festival & Competition. The list of required compositions will continue in effect for future competitions through 2022.

Honors Recital List


Festival Level 1
STUDENT NAME
PERFORMANCE PIECE
Hailey Huang
Simply Jazzy, M. Goldston
Ben Jacobson
Sneaky Sam, Bober
Leah Karwoske
Distant Chimes, George
Kate Nagle
Minuet in C, Hook
Kyra Ohlsen
Pass in Review, Gurlitt
Chloe Ryu
Old German Dance, Praetorius
Eliza Truong
Russian Dance, Goedicke

Festival Level 2
STUDENT NAME
PERFORMANCE PIECE
Tyler Anderson
Cossack Dance, Aubert
Tanav Mellacheruvu
Lady Allyson's Minuet, Vandall
Rachel Shook
A Little Song, Kabalevsky

Festival Level 3
STUDENT NAME
PERFORMANCE PIECE
Akshara Arvind
Minuet in G BWV Anh 116, Bach
Sean Boyle
Allegretto Scherzando, Neefe
Natalie Jaing
Sonatina in G Major Opus 36, No. 2 (I. Allegretto), Clementi
Nicole Nyambat
Gigue a l'Angloise, Telemann
Laila Razi
Jazz Cat, Rollin
Ariya Shah
Ballade Opus 100 No. 15, Burgmuller
Justin Wang
Musette, Bach

Festival Level 4
STUDENT NAME
PERFORMANCE PIECE
Enoch Gillham
Song of Cavalry, Kabalevsky
Martha Kuwahara
Solfeggieto, Bach
Ryan Mohammadian
Prelude in c minor, Bach
Chloe Yuan
Sonata in c minor, Prescetti

Festival Level 5
STUDENT NAME
PERFORMANCE PIECE
Shawn Chen
Puck, Grieg
Henry Nyambat
Two Ladies Gossiping, Khachaturian
Sarah Wang
Etude Allegro, Nakada

Junior Competition
STUDENT NAME
PERFORMANCE PIECE
Aditya Prashanth
Sonata in G Major Op 49 No 2 (I. Allegro), Beethoven
Annabelle Cheng
Moment Musical, Schubert
Mary Kish
Raindrop Prelude, Chopin
Ethan Weingust
Notturno, Grieg
Max Zheng
Sonata in C Major, Scarlatti

Senior Competition
STUDENT NAME
PERFORMANCE PIECE
Lincoln Peckenpaugh
Polichinelle, Rachmaninoff
Prarthana Prashanth
La Cathedrale Engloutie, Debussy

Please email any questions to pianofest@downersgrovemusicclub.org.