Friday Musicale Announces 2015 Outstanding Young Pianists

On Saturday, December 6, 2014, advanced piano students of grades 5-12 auditioned to perform at Friday Musicale as the 2015 Class of Outstanding Young Pianists.

5th-6th Grade Winner: Jennifer Zeng (Peggy Edwards, piano teacher)
Sonata No. 6 in C Minor | Battista Pescetti
Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum | Claude Debussy

7th-8th Grade Winner: Courtney Dantzler (Aida Ribeiro, piano teacher)
Impromptu in E-flat Major Op. 90, No. 2 | Franz Schubert
O Polichinelo | Hector Villa-Lobos

9th-10th Grade Winner: Alicia Hou (Mary Lou Wesley Krosnick, piano teacher)
Sonata No. 3 in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3 | Ludwig van Beethoven
Widmung (Dedication), Op. 25, No. 1 in A-flat Major | Robert Schumann, Transcription by Franz Liszt

11th-12th Grade Winner: Noah Stone (Peggy Edwards, piano teacher)
Prelude in D-minor, Op. 23, No. 3 | Sergei Rachmaninoff
Étude Op. 25, No. 11 “Winter Wind” | Frédéric Chopin

Concerto Winner: Jacob Skiles (Vickie Stake, piano teacher)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 22, Mvt. 1 | Camille Saint-Saens

Being the Outstanding Young Pianists of 2015, they will be presented in concert at the Friday Musicale Auditorium, 645 Oak Street, on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

Concert is free and open to the public. No tickets necessary.