Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Ryan Rao | 3rd Prize | Piano | 5th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Ryan Rao, Age 11
Score: 82.86

Ryan Rao, from Boca Raton Florida, is a six grade student at Bak Middle School of the Arts. He has been learning piano since the age of six. He is currently a student of Dr. Raisa Isaacs. In 2015, Ryan received the Florida State level Royal Conservatory Music Development Program Certificate of Excellence in Performance assessment. In 2016, Ryan won the Third Prize in ENKOR International Music Competition (Piano). He is also among the Winners of the American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music 2016 and performed at the Carnegie Hall in December 2016. In 2017, he won the Second Prize in Great Composers - Best Rachmaninoff Performance Competition. In 2018, he won the Third Prize in Great Composers - Best Chopin Performance Competition. Ryan also loves sports. He enjoys tennis and baseball.

Two-Part Invention BWV 784 - J.S. Bach (1:02)

Invention No. 14 BWV 785 - J.S. Bach (1:23)

Sonata in G Major Hob. XVI:27, Finale - J. Haydn (2:43)

Etude in D Minor, op. 45, no. 15 - Stephen Heller (2:32)

Etude Op.25, No. 2 - Chopin (1:45)