Monday, July 20, 2015

Caitlan Rinaldy: 1st Prize, Piano, Category B | 2015

ENKOR International Music Competition 
Piano and Violin 2015

CAITLAN RINALDY | Australia/Austria | Age 12

1st Prize
Score: 92.26 

Teacher: Prof. Andreas Weber

Mendelssohn, Rondo Capriccioso Op. 14 in E major

Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 11 in A minor

Artistic biography
Australian 12 year old Caitlan Rinaldy has been playing piano since she was five years old and
first developed an interest in music. Her perfect pitch and fascination with music has led to
winning multiple awards national and internationally, with her first piano concerto debut at
age seven, with the Mueller Symphony Orchestra, Australia.

She plays violin also joined the Philadelphia Musicopia String Orchestra & Temple University,
USA, and was a part of the Bridge Choir since she was six. In addition, Caitlan Rinaldy has
performed at Carnegie Hall four times and was accepted into the Pre-College Juilliard Music
School in New York, as well as Mozarteum University, Austria, in 2014.

Other interest include ballet, opera, as well as speech and drama, but Caitlan also enjoys
giving back and has raised $78k in charity concerts with Musicopia, United States, to help
less fortunate children with musical education program.

She was the youngest finalist in this prestigious Aarhus International Competition in Denmark,
and first Australian won 1st prize and the Best Interpretation of Chopin Music from
International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition 2015 in Poland.