Monday, July 15, 2019

Ethan Yuen | 1st Prize | Piano | 6th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Ethan Yuen, 17, is a junior from Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California. He started learning piano when he was five and is currently a student of Professor Hans Boepple at Santa Clara University.
Ethan won his first competition at age seven. As the winner of the Texas State International Piano Competition, the Peninsula Symphony Concerto Competition, AFAF International Concerto Competition, and the El Camino Youth Symphony Concerto Competition, he has performed the Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto and Beethoven’s Fifth Piano Concerto with esteemed orchestras. Over the past few years, he has been a prize winner in the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, Ross McKee Piano Competition, Young Pianists’ Beethoven Competition, Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition, Cooper Piano Festival Competition, MTAC Competition, and CAPMT Competition. He has attended the Music@Menlo Chamber Music Young Performers Program, Texas State International Piano Festival, Southeastern Piano Festival, Cooper Piano Festival, and John Perry Piano Festival. This summer, he will be performing with acclaimed pianist Simone Dinnerstein on NPR’s From the Top.

Chopin Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 (11:20):
Beethoven Sonata No. 23 in C Major, Op. 53, 1st movement (8:40):