Monday, July 18, 2022

Jacob Rockower | 2nd Prize | Piano | 9th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition


Born in the USA in 2008, Jacob Rockower began studying piano performance at the age of three. He currently studies under the direction of Professor Hans Boepple and previously studied with Lena Grozman.  At 13 years of age, Jacob has won awards including Winner in  2022 Music Teachers’ Association of California (MTAC) Concerto Solo Competition North California Regional, 2022 Marilyn Mindell Piano Competition Junior Division, and 2021 Pacific Musical Society & Foundation Annual Competition, 1st place in 2021 MTAC Concerto Solo Competition State Finals, 2015 and 2020 California Association of Professional Music Teachers (CAPMT) Contemporary Music Competition State Finals, 2017 CAPMT Contemporary Music Competition District 2, 2022 and 2021 CAPMT Honors Competition, District 2, and the 21st Annual San Francisco Chopin Competition for Young Pianists, and First Alternate in 2021 MTNA Junior Performance Competition California. He also enjoys frisbee, table tennis, and math. 

1. Prelude and Fugue No. 17 in A-flat Major from WTCI, BWV 862, Bach (3:50)

2. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12 in C-sharp Minor, Liszt (10:04)