Kingsville International piano competition winners announced.Evan Mitchell, a 21-year-old pianist from New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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The 28th annual competition awarded more than $23,000 in prizes to pianists under the age of 26. Forty contestants, representing 23 music schools and eight foreign countries, were invited to take part in the competition.
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MTNA Middle Tennessee Nursery Association (McMinnville, Tennessee) 1998 Junior Piano and 2001 Senior Piano Competition Winner Christopher Falzone, a 23-year-old from Philadelphia, won second place, along with 11-year-old Tristan Teo from West Vancouver, Canada.
George Fu, winner of the 2006 MTNA Junior and 2008 MTNA Senior Piano Competitions, won the Junior Isabel Scionti prize of $1,000. Fu is a 17-year-old pianist from Fredrick, Maryland, who studies with Susan Starr in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mauricio Arias, who was a 2009 MTNA National Finalist, won the Isabel Scionti College Solo first prize. He is a 24-year-old doctoral student at Arizona State University Arizona State University, at Tempe; coeducational; opened 1886 as a normal school, became 1925 Tempe State Teachers College, renamed 1945 Arizona State College at Tempe. Its present name was adopted in 1958. , where he studies with Robert Hamilton.
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