Piano Composition Competition

Winners 2020

At the Golden Key Piano Composition Competition 2020 we adjudicated 105 participants from Greece, United States, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Japan, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Canada, Serbia, South Korea, Switzerland, Lebanon, Turkey, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Italy. Here are the First, Second, Third, Fourth, and Honorable Mention level winners in National and International categories. All the Competition’s participants, including the winners, will receive special letters and judges’ comments not later than January 30th.

Category Name Composition Winning Place
Elementary International Jocelyn Ho Daddy’s snore First

Aubrey Liem

Xue Chujun

The Marching Ballet

Piggy Waltz

Second

Justin Cheung

Kenny Yang

Kevin Yang

Super Storm

Blue and White

Third
Xue Chujun War is Coming Fourth
Elementary National

Kenny Yang

Kevin Yang

Blue and White First
Quinn Brenner Temple of Snakes Second
Chongtian Yeung Pagoda’s Shadow Third
Junior International Jasmine Lai Theme and variations First

Yuhao Jin

Nathan Ng

White Tiger

Billowing

Second

Avinash Chalasani

Naomi Ling

Sonatina in C

Three Movements

Third

Nicole Liang

Shreya Vignesh

Tumultuous Ditty

Wings of Butterfly

Fourth

Abhinav Ananth

David Lu

Nehir Ozzengin

La Petit Sonatina

Three pieces

Shout of Hope

Honorable Mention
Junior National

Taksh Gupta

Avinash Chalasani

Malum

Sonatina in C

First
Naomi Ling Three Movements Second
Neil Awasthi Ocean Fantasy Third

Julia Lu

Nicole Liang

Elsie Miller

Roller Coaster

Surrealism

Chasing the Stars

Fourth

Emily Bai

Suma Dendi

Elango Sriram

Love Li

Three Fantasies

Eye of the Cyclone

Fugue in C# minor

Tiger Mom and Piano Girl

Honorable Mention
SeniorĀ  International

Jiaqi Liu

Xinyue Zhang

A Summer Day

The Misty Moon

First

Douglas Kennedy

Sim Ye Eun

Ceteris Paribus

Petrichor

Second

Joshua Lee

Sohui Jeong

Evening Light

Rhapsody – Sonata

Third

Cole T. Griscom

Andrew Liu

Sonata No.1

Celestiality

Fourth

David Li

Kwok Chung Lee

Kaan Turan

Three Preludes

The Magic Show

Saudade

Honorable Mention
Senior National

Madeline Cheng

Sean McLaughlin

Shards

Ascension

First

James Brady

Nathan Golovcsenko

Lemoncholy

Resilience

Second

Andrew Liu

Andrew Lee

Symmes Cannon

Celestiality

Driven

Contemplation

Third

Kevin Li

Isaac Garcia

Esha Pillai

Fading

Ensueno

Petit jeu d’escrime

Fourth

Sophie Rubeo

Sabrina Garcia

Seungbin Chung

Anushka Ravindran

Ezra Trager-Tarrant

The Art of Racing in the Rain

See You Again

A Rainy day

Slancio

Fated

Honorable Mention
Young Artist National Yuchen Bian Faded First
Kayla Yong Lake in the Rain Second
James Nutter Prelude in F Third
Young Artist International

Jon Tho

Chak Yan Tang

Luminosity

2047

First

Mingdu Li

HaoYu Yuan

Polina Klinova

Yu Zhouyang

Xueting Wu

Jon Tho

Shiyi Wang

Then the Abyss

Autumn Evening

Addiction

Dynamic

Sky

Reflections

Awakening

Second

Second

Third

Third

Fourth

Fourth

Honorable Mention

Professional International

Tetsuya Hoya

Marina Brovak

Impromptu No.6

Sirens

First

Franciszek Araszkiewicz

Chinatsu Hasegawa

Study of Chaos

The Spliced

Second

Philippe Mathis

Vyacheslav Tkach

The Elves

Variations

Third

Jiazi Shang

Elias Durzi

Eight Sketches

Tiberias

Fourth

Estelle Thomopulos

Audrey Levine

Mirages

Impromptu

Honorable Mention
Professional National Brian Field Three Moods for Piano First

Elizabeth Capra

Darren Wirth

Border Crossing

Ballade

Second
Adam Carlsen Fantasia Third
Helen Ma On the Edge Fourth

Samuel Gindin

James Manganaro

Winter Field

Sonetto No.3

Honorable Metion