Monday, July 18, 2022

Siddharth Pant | 3rd Prize | Piano | 9th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Siddharth Pant lives in San Jose, California and is a junior at Stanford Online High School. He studies piano with Dr. Irina Prilipko Morgan and also attends the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he studies composition with Mr. Arkadi Serper. 

Siddharth Pant was a winner at the Celia Mendez Young Pianists Beethoven Competition this year and won Best Beethoven Performance at the Great Composers competition in 2021. He placed second at the US Open Music Competition (Showcase Solo) in 2021 and also won MTAC Panel Honors that year. 

Siddharth was accepted into the Young Composers Guild of the MTAC this year. His composition Dodecahedron for string quartet won the Kris Getz award at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, won the first prize at the Composers Today competition in 2021 and placed second at the CCPA Young Composer Competition. He won the Victor Salvo scholarship for his Theme and Variations for Wind Trio in 2021, and his composition Emergent for symphony orchestra received an honorable mention at the National Young Composers Challenge.

Outside of music, Siddharth has strong interests in mathematics, philosophy and chess. 

Sonata #32 in C minor (Op 111, Movement 1), Ludwig van Beethoven, 8:06 min

Prelude and Fugue in D sharp minor (WTC Book II, No. 8, BWV 877), J. S. Bach, 4:43 min

Drei Klavierstucke (Op.11), A.Schoenberg, 4:08 min