z Kathryn Gawartin Chopin Competition 2013 Winners List

RESULTS from the Chopin Piano Competition:

Bravo to all the Kathryn Gawartin Chopin Competition contestants. Many fine performances made the competition stiff.
Final decisions from our renowned judges Dr. Sarkis Baltaian, Susan Svrcek and Eduardo Delgado are as follows:

JUNIOR DIVISION (ages 14 & under)

FIRST PLACE ($250)
Kevin Cho (age 9) Student of Rufus Choi, Santa Monica Bay Branch
SECOND PLACE ($150)
Noah Simon (age 14) Student of Mary Ann Cummins, West Los Angeles Branch
THIRD PLACE ($100)
Elizabeth Sun (age 13) Student of Bernadene Blaha, Pasadena Branch

SENIOR DIVISION (ages 18 & under)

FIRST PLACE ($500)
Mindy Cheng (age 16) Student of Su-Hui Yang, Palo Alto Branch
SECOND PLACE ($300)
Kevin Chan (age 17) Student of Dr. Grace Xia Zhao, West Los Angeles Branch
THIRD PLACE ($200)
Jason Kim (age 17) Student of Bernadene Blaha, Pasadena Branch

Congratulations to all the winners and their teachers!