Saturday, July 15, 2023

Yifan Ding | 2nd Prize | Piano | 10th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition


Yifan “Evan” Ding is a 9th grader at Boston Latin School in Massachusetts. As a young musician, Evan has performed at Zankel Hall and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, Victor Borge Hall, Lincoln Center, John Knowles Paine Concert Hall at Harvard University, and University of Padua in Italy and many others. In May 2023, he played Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" with Immaculata Symphony in Pennsylvania. The honors and awards he has received since 2022 include First Place Prize with perfect score in Little Mozarts International Competition, First Place Prize with perfect score in Crescendo International Competition, Wanda Paik Award by New England Piano Teachers Association, Second Place Prize in Bay State Piano Competition by Massachusetts Music Teachers Association, First Place Prize in American Protégé Piano and String Competition, Winner of American Fine Arts Festival, Grand Prix Prize in Music-fest Rising Talents Festival, First Place Prize in American Music Talent Competition of American Youth Musician Union, First Place Prizes in Glory Int’l Piano Competition and Glory Int’l Classic Music Competition, First Prizes in Great Composer Competition the music of Eastern Europe and the Music of Germany and Austria, Third Prize in Poland’s Chopin Avenue International Piano Competition, Grand Prix Winner in New York Concert Festival International Competition, and First Prize in VIVO international music competition. Evan also plays violin and viola in New England Conservatory Prep Orchestra. He is an active figure skater in Boston Skating Club. He volunteers regularly in local communities.

1. Liszt Transcendental Etude no 10 in F minor "Appassionata", 

2. Beethoven Sonata op2 no2 in A major,