Sunday, July 30, 2017

Yannie Tan | 2nd Prize | Piano 2017 | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Yannie Tan, 16 years old, a rising 11th grader at Atlanta International School. She has been playing piano since age four and has been studying with Professor Alexander Kobrin at Eastman School of Music.

Achievement as follows:
2010 – 2017 : Top prize winner of the Georgia Piano State Competitions
2010 : Atlanta Steinway Society C. Merrell Calhoun Prodigy Award
2011 : Grand Prize winner at the American Protégé competition
2012 : Grand Prize winner at the National Young Artist Showcase
2013 – 2015 : 1st place of the Music Teacher National Association (MTNA)
State competition
2016 : 1st place winner of the MTNA National Junior Piano Competition
1st place winner at the GMTA State Concerto Competition
1st place winner of National Young Virtuosi Recital Competition
1st place winner of The International Piano Festival in Italy
Recipient for the Best Chopin Performance Award
2017 : 1st place at the Emory Young Artist (Southeast regions)
Performance Competition
1st place of AMC Scholarship Competition

Yannie has performed with the Johns Creek and LaGrange Symphony Orchestra, ACSO, and the Wesleyan String Quintet, and has initiated many benefit concerts for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Besides music, Yannie enjoys science, industrial design, running and dancing. She has been a dancer for 12 years with the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company and is a valuable member of her school’s varsity track and field team.

1)Three Concert Études, S.144, No. 3 ""Un Sospiro"" by Francz Liszt -- 5:59

2) Prelude and Fugue in C Minor, WTC 1, BWV 847 by Johann Sebastian Bach -- 2:57

3) Ballade No.1 in G Minor Op. 23 -- 8:49 by Frederic Chopin