NJFMC Competition Winners

Congatulations to all performers in NJFMC's 2022 Annual Fall Competition!

We had a great turn out with competition entrants this year and all the performances were stellar!  Special thanks to our judges for taking the time to grade and give constructive comments: Yuka Yanagi, Youhi Kim, Katie Gornick, and Sacha Iskra. Student certificates and rating sheets will be mailed to each teacher.  The following winners will be performing in our Winners Concert on December 3, 2022 at 7 PM at Grace Episcopal Church in Madison, NJ. Congratulations to all performers!

 



2022 NFMC's Claire Ulrich Whitehurst Piano Solo Competition

Congratulations to Wesley Liu, student of Beatrice Long, who won 2nd place in the NFMC's Claire Ulrich Whitehurst Piano Solo Competition. What a great honor for our NJ chapter.  Below are links to his performances. 

 

Joseph Haydn (Australian), Sonata in C Minor HobXVI20

Heitor Villa Lobos (Brazilian), ImpressoĢƒesSeresteiras

Margaret Bonds (American), Troubled Water

Johann Sebastian Bach(German), Prelude and Fugue No.16 in Gminor

 


 

Junior Composer Winners are invited to perform their original composition at the Gold Cup concert.

View the Virtual Winners Concert here!

View the Virtual Winners' Concert here!


 

2021 NFMC Marilyn Caldwell Piano Solo Award

Congratulations to Natalie Chow, student of Beatrice Long, who is the 1st place winner of the Marilyn Caldwell Piano Solo award.  Natalie earned a $1,000 prize.  Bravo!  Below are links to her performances.

 

2021 Marilyn Caldwell Competition Winner-Chopin Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60

 

Chopin Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60

Beethoven Sonata in E-flat Major, Op.81a 1st movement

 

 


 

 

2020 NJFMC Competition Winners and Results 

 

Congratulations to all 2020 Competition participants.  This year's competition was held online through video submissions.  Thank you to the hard work of our dedicated competition chairs: Lisa Villamaria Casia and Rebecca Eng for organizing and transferring this event to the online platform.  All winners will be performing in the Online Winners Concert on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 1 PM and 3 PM.  Download your souvenir program of the concert.

2020 NJFMC Young Artist Winners Concert Program - 1 PM

2020 NJFMC Young Artist Winners Concert Program - 3 PM

 

 


 

The NFMC Claire Ulrich Whitehurst (Flanagan) Piano Award Competition Winner

Congratulations to Natalie Chow, National winner of the Whitehurst Piano Award Competition! Natalie is the student of NJFMC member Beatrice Long.

Award winning performances:

 

2019 Gold Cup and Bookstaber Winners Concert

Caldwell University - May 4, 2019

 

2018 Gold Cup and Bookstaber Winners Concert