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Thursday, January 23 • 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Rising Stars Competition

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Open to all students
In alphabetical order, by last name

Group A: 2pm
Group B Piano: 2:30pm
Short break
Group B Violin: 3:50pm
Group C: 4:30pm

Competition prizes and awards will be announced after the Friday evening gala concert

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 
  • Maximum total performance time for each group will be strictly reinforced (including the set piece), and the performance will be interrupted and stopped when the maximum time is reached.
    • Group A: 3 min. 
    • Group B (piano): 5 min.
    • Group B (violin): 7 min.
    • Group C: 10 min.
  • Every student will begin their performance with the competition set piece, no exception. 
  • Dress code: concert attire is recommended
  • There will be reserved seating for competitors to sit together during the competition.


Rising Stars (RS)
avatar for Alicia An

Alicia An

Piano, Group B
No longer attending
avatar for Richard Brown

Richard Brown

Piano, Group C
avatar for Tony Chen

Tony Chen

Piano, Group A
avatar for Karen Dai

Karen Dai

Piano, Group C
avatar for Ann Deng

Ann Deng

Piano, Group A
avatar for Kathy Gai

Kathy Gai

Piano, Group A
avatar for Ryan Gu

Ryan Gu

Piano, Group C
avatar for Haoyuan Gu

Haoyuan Gu

Piano, Group A
avatar for Yishan Guan

Yishan Guan

Piano, Group C
avatar for Minne St Helens

Minne St Helens

Piano, Group A
avatar for Amy Hu

Amy Hu

Violin, Group B
avatar for Eleanor Johnson

Eleanor Johnson

Violin, Group C
avatar for Troy Johnson

Troy Johnson

Violin, Group B
avatar for Kate Johnson

Kate Johnson

Violin, Group B
avatar for Yu Shan Lee

Yu Shan Lee

Piano/Violin, Group B
avatar for Jessica Li

Jessica Li

Piano, Group C
avatar for Isabella Li

Isabella Li

Piano/Cello, Group B
avatar for Serena Qian

Serena Qian

Piano, Group C
avatar for Xinyi Song

Xinyi Song

Piano, Group B
avatar for Da xi Sun

Da xi Sun

Piano, Group B
avatar for Jianxi Sun

Jianxi Sun

Piano, Group C
avatar for Cheryl Teng

Cheryl Teng

Violin, Group B
avatar for Clyde Wang

Clyde Wang

Piano, Group B
avatar for Shi hui Wang

Shi hui Wang

Piano, Group B
avatar for Sophie Xie

Sophie Xie

Piano, Group B
avatar for Renee Yan

Renee Yan

Piano, Group C
avatar for Grace Young

Grace Young

Piano, Group B
avatar for Tyra Zhang

Tyra Zhang

Piano, Group B
avatar for Abigail Zhao

Abigail Zhao

Violin, Group B
avatar for Eric Zheng

Eric Zheng

Piano, Group B
avatar for Bowen Zheng

Bowen Zheng

Piano, Group B
avatar for Lucas Zhong

Lucas Zhong

Piano/Violin, Group B
avatar for Olivia Zhou

Olivia Zhou

Violin, Group A

Staff / Tutors
avatar for Donald Armstrong

Donald Armstrong

Violin
Donald Armstrong is Associate Concertmaster of the NZSO. He was formerly Principal Second Violin of the Tivoli Sinfoniorkester in Denmark and Co-Concertmaster of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice in France. He performs regularly in New Zealand with his own chamber group, the “Amici... Read More →
avatar for Claire Chiu

Claire Chiu

Piano
At the age of fourteen Claire Chiu arrived in Beijing from her native place Hong Kong to study piano at famed Central Conservatory’s Attached Middle School. This was the beginning of an adventure that has now taken her to three continents and led to her appointment as Associate... Read More →
avatar for Tasman Richards

Tasman Richards

Collaborative Piano
Born in London, Tasman Richards moved to New Zealand in 2001. He began learning piano at age 8 and, alongside preparation for his ABRSM grades, he also studied jazz and improvisation technique from Marlborough-based jazz pianist Tony Thiel. In 2014 and 2015, Tas was twice awarded... Read More →
avatar for Bo Yang

Bo Yang

Musicology
Bo Yang is currently a PhD candidate at the New Zealand School of Music, with a focus in musicology and music technology, where he intends to explore the instruments of taonga puoro, Māori instruments. And now he is also the chairman of the Chinese Students & Scholars Association... Read More →


Thursday January 23, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Adam Concert Room (ACR), NZSM Kelburn Campus 81 Kelburn Parade, Kelburn, Wellington 6012, New Zealand

Attendees (14)