Saturday, July 17, 2021

Claire Chang | 1st Prize | Piano | 8th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Claire Chang is 12 years old and she is a 6th grade at Ellen Fletcher Middle School in Palo Alto, California, USA. She is also a pre-college student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM), studying piano with Prof. Corey McVicar.  She has been studying piano since 5 years old and has won various awards through her early career. The most recent achievement was the Best Performance Award of Paganini Etude in the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition (2021) along with a winner prize in her category.
 She also won a prize in the Los Angeles Young Musician International Competition (2019), the 1st place in the United States International Music Competition (2019), United States Open Music Competition (2018), and US International Open Music Competition (’19, ’20).  She has recently selected and participated in a master class with Garrick Ohlsson at SFCM.

Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S.141 - No.2 in E Flat Major, Franz Liszt, 5:11


Haydn Sonata in C major, Hob XVI:50 1st Mov., Joseph Haydn, 5:18