Sunday, July 30, 2017

Daniel Mangiaracino | 2nd Prize | Piano 2017 | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Daniel Mangiaracino at the age of 17, was selected as the Pittsburg Piano Festival Competition Senior Division Finalist. He began his piano studies at the age of six and has distinguished himself by winning dozens of awards, prizes and scholarships and was most recently the winner of the high school division of the 2017 Clara Wells Fellowships, 2017 MTNA Regional Senior Division Honorable Mention, First prize in the 2017 Kansas State MTNA Senior Piano division. To his credit, Daniel won 2nd place in the 2016 ENKOR International Music Competition for Piano, and was an IIYM 2016 International Piano Competition Semi-Finalist and won 1st Place in The Kuleshov International Piano 2016 Competition. In 2015, Daniel placed First place in both the Heritage Philharmonic Concerto Competition and the Topeka Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition. Daniel is a student of Dr. Scott McBride Smith of the University of Kansas and has been under his tutelage for six years. Daniel’s hobbies include ballet, music composition, solving encrypted puzzles and playing with his Bernese Mountain dog.

Fantasy in C Minor, BMV 906-Bach--2:22
Valse di l' opera Faust de Charles Gounod-Liszt--10:07