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2021 Melbourne International
Piano and Strings Festival Competition

RESULTS

The 2nd online edition of the Melbourne International Piano and Strings Festival Competition (MIPSFC) was held in 2021 due to continuing global situation regarding COVID-19. Once again the MIPSFC received hundreds of applications from across the globe.

Congratulations to all the performers for their performance artistry! We hope that you will continue to explore the magic and beauty of music and share your talents far and wide! A big thank you to the teachers and family who support the musicians' endeavours!

A big thank you to our 2021 jury who had the mammoth task of judging all the video entries.

Results are listed with the performer's country of residence at the time of application.

STRINGS results are directly below.

For PIANO results, scroll down further or click HERE.

 

STRINGS - 8 Years and Under

1st Prize: Leon Chen (Australia)

2nd Prize: Heen Li (Australia)

3rd Prize: Lanxi Mei (China)

Honourable Mentions

Grace Shi-En Chew (Singapore), Yuna Gardiner (Australia), Minh Thuy Tran Nguyen (Australia) 

STRINGS - 13 Years and Under

 

1st Prize: Ziqi Jin (China)

2nd Prize: Jayda Lu (Australia)

3rd Prize: Lieun Park (Australia)

 

Honourable Mentions

Timothy Jun Ming Chua (Singapore), Heyan Li (Australia), Tracy Zhao (Australia)

STRINGS - 18 Years and Under

 

1st Prize: Louise Turnbull (Australia)

2nd Prize: Jamie Miles (Australia)

3rd Prize: Jack Theakston (Australia)

 

Honourable Mentions

Lauren Loh (Australia), Jayda Lu (Australia), Crystal Qian (Australia), Alyssa Wong (Australia) 

STRINGS - 25 Years and Under

 

1st Prize: Ji Woo Yoon (Australia)

2nd Prize: Jamie Miles (Australia)

3rd Prize: Louise Turnbull (Australia)

 

Honourable Mention

Bruno Quezada (Canada) 

 

PIANO - 8 Years and Under

 

1st Prize: Sophie Yifei Wang (Australia)

2nd Prize: Sophia Lu Han (Australia)

equal 3rd Prize: Melody Huang (Australia)

 equal 3rd Prize: Gavin Chen (New Zealand)

Honourable Mentions

Yee Cheng Chew (Malaysia), Lucas Leung (Australia), Rui Xi Ou Yang (Australia), Aaron Su (Australia),

Qianrui Wang (Malaysia), Leo Haoran Zhang (New Zealand)

 PIANO - 13 Years and Under

 

1st Prize: Russell Lavelle Lee (Indonesia)

2nd Prize: Jiuchun (Joy) Yin (Australia)

3rd Prize: Albert Yu (Australia)

 

Honourable Mentions

Li-Shan Chen (Malaysia), Zemo Deng (China), Hao Tian Peter Hu (New Zealand),

Thea Lukito (Australia), Jayden Wang (Australia)

PIANO - 18 Years and Under

 

1st Prize: Jie Liang (New Zealand)

2nd Prize: Chutong Yi (Australia)

3rd Prize: Andrew Cheng (USA)

 

Honourable Mentions

Lan Chin (China), Lavinia Lee (Indonesia), Vivian Wang (USA)

PIANO - 25 Years and under

 

1st Prize: Duy Anh Nguyen Ba (Vietnam)

2nd Prize: Joshua McCusker (Australia)

3rd Prize: no award 

Honourable Mentions

Ying Lin (China)