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Waring International Piano Competition

Concerto Winners: 1st-179-Baolong Zhang; 2nd-184-Stephanie Ng; 3rd - 112 - Youkyoung Kim

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Waring International Piano Competition

Over $33,000 in prize money:

Congratulations to all our contestants for participating! In our eyes, you are all winners.

The Jury Awarded prizes as follows:
Concerto Prizes:
1st Place - #179 - Baolong Zhang - Prokofiev's 3rd

2nd Place - #184 - Stephanie Ng - Beethoven's 5th - The Emperor
3rd Place - #112 - Youkyoung Kim - Beethoven's 5th - The Emperor

Solo Prizes:
First place Solo Winner #188 - Yi-Yang Chen  - Michael Masser Carnegie Weill Hall Performance Prize
2nd Place - #112 - Youkyoung Kim
3rd Place / Earl Wild Transcription Prize Winner - #154 - Jiwon Han
Audience Favorite Award: #132 - Christopher Richardson

Honorable Mentions / Semi-Finalists
# 123 - William Davidson
# 128 - Kevin Chow
# 145 - Giulia Rossini
# 148 - Julan Wang
#157 - Aaron Petit

Waring International Piano Competition

Congratulations to all contestants. They are all winners for participating. All Solo Rounds were recorded. CDs are available. Solo Finals were videotaped for archival purposes as well.


Community <br> Outreach


The Waring provides free in-school recitals, free concerts and outreach to youth and senior community centers. Please contact the office if you want more information either to receive a  concert, or to sponsor a concert, call 760-773-2575

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Three Pianos, <br> Six Hands

Three Pianos,
Six Hands

See photos from this amazing performance last November 17, 2016. Each performance is unique, with different artists and a new selection of works. Partial repeat of 2016 at Newport Festival in Rhode Island this July. Photos from previous years are under Events and Photo Gallery. Next date: Tues, Nov. 14, 2017 and always at The McCallum!

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2017 Senior Competition / 2019 Junior & Intermediate Competition

2017 Senior Competition / 2019 Junior & Intermediate Competition

The 2017 Senior Competition was held March 26-April 2 in Palm Desert, California with 27 contestants participating.  The next competition will be spring of 2019 for Juniors ages 12 and under; and 13 to 17 years old. Rules and Regulations will be posted fall of 2017.  

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