Four Antioch Students Win at Piano Competition

Young Artist Competition winners - (Top row from left to right) Luigi Galvan, Cole Preciado, Griffin Holt and Ryan Chiang (bottom row) Emily Yen and Natassya Irpan

On Saturday, April 21st, six pianists who participated in the Young Artist Competition performed in recital at Los Medanos College in Pittsburg. Four of them are from Antioch and won either first or second place, or honorable mention.

Out of sixteen competitors, these young musicians were chosen as winners in the following categories:

1) Students through grade eight: Cole Preciado, 1st place; Emily Yen from Dallas Ranch Middle School, 2nd place; and Griffin Holt, Honorable Mention.

2) High school students: Luigi Galvan from Antioch High, 1st place; Ryan Chiang from Deer Valley High, 2nd place, and Natassya Irpan also from Deer Valley High, Honorable Mention.

These pianists represent the piano studios of teachers Grace Edwards, Barbara Schnieder, Sara Harris, Maureen Honegger, and Kathleen Flemming. The competition was sponsored by the Delta branch of the Music Teachers’ Association of California.

Congratulations to these fine musicians!

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YAC Winners 2012

One Comment to “Four Antioch Students Win at Piano Competition”

  1. Grace Edwards says:

    Congratulations to these young musicicans!

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