Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Ethan Rong | 3rd Prize | Piano | 5th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Ethan Rong, Age 13
Score: 85.83

Ethan Rong, age 13, is attending 7th grade at Daniel Wright Junior High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Ethan started to play the piano at age of 5. He is currently taking piano lessons with Mrs. Sueanne Metz. With Sueanne's help, Ethan developed his piano skills as well as a passion for music. Playing piano became one of his favorite things to do.
Ethan has won numerous local, national and international piano competitions including first absolute prize (100/100) for 2017 Grand Prize Virtuoso International Competition, second place at the 2017 AFAF International Concerto Competition and 2017 Carmel Klavier International Competition. He was also a prize winner at the 2018 Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford, CT.

Ethan has given numerous public performances including at Musikverein in Vienna, Austria, in Russia with Kostroma Symphony Orchestra, and Carnegie Hall in New York city.
In addition to music, Ethan enjoys playing soccer, writing and travelling around the world.

Sonata in Bb major K. 570 Mvmt 1, Mozart, 4:30min

Nocturne Op. 62 No. 2, Chopin, 5:50min