Southeastern Oklahoma State University Department of Music is hosting the Texoma Piano Competition on April 29th, 2023. The piano competition is open to all pianists, ages 6-27, who reside or study in Oklahoma and Texas. All performances will take place in the Fine Arts Recital Hall, where competitors will enjoy playing on a Steinway & Sons Model D Concert Grand Piano.
The objective of the competition is to provide performance opportunities for young pianists in the area, and to promote classical music and arts in the community.
The piano competition is structured in 4 categories of age, each consisting of only one round.
A panel of three members will judge the competition and all the participants will receive a critique sheet with comments from the judges.
Application deadline is April 15, 2023, 11:59pm (CST)
Visit https://www.se.edu/music/texoma-piano-competition/ for more information.
Step 1: Please fill in the application form online by clicking here.
Step 2: Pay the registration $30 fee online here.
For a successful and complete registration, please fill out the TPC Application Form and send it by regular mail accompanied by a $30 registration fee (check or cash) to:
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Dr. Catalin Dima
425 W. University Boulevard
Durant, Oklahoma 74701
Please address the check(s) to Southeastern Oklahoma State University with TPC in the memo line. Once the application form and the registration fee are received, applicants will receive a confirmation by email.
The schedule for each category will be posted on the university’s website (www.se.edu/music/texoma-piano-competition/) prior to the competition day.
All the registration fees and donations received will contribute towards the final awards and judges’ fees.
All the pianists will have to perform at least one piece by memory and should not exceed the allotted maximum time for each category. One movement of a sonata or a selection of short pieces part of a larger work are acceptable.
Note: Award Ceremony will take place after the competition ends, on April 29th, 2023.
If you have any questions, please email Dr. Catalin Dima at email@example.com.
Kaitlyn Han – 1st Prize
Monica Bohannan – 1st Prize
Katelyn Du – 2nd Prize
Sasmi Gamage – 2nd Prize
Reese Carper – 3rd Prize
Fiona Wang – 1st Prize
Annika Ferguson – 1st Prize
Alexander Chen – 2nd Prize
Joachim Mampilli – 2nd Prize
Sophie Raines – 3rd Prize
Angelina Leng – 1st Prize
Jackson Rue – 1st Prize
John A. Schnell – 2nd Prize
Angela Cates – 3rd Prize
Anna Coleman – 1st Prize
Rebekah Veien – 1st Prize
Austin Kemp – 2nd Prize
Katelyn Du – 1st Prize
Roy Liu – 2nd Prize
Sophia Good – 3rd Prize
Graeme Dunn – Honorable Mention
Kyoji Kikuchi – 1st Prize
Praneel Mahalatkar – 2nd Prize
Emily Stutzman – 2nd Prize
Alexander Chen – 3rd Prize
Leo Liang – 3rd Prize
Monica Bohanon – Honorable Mention
Blake Preston – Honorable Mention
Anna Nayah Guillory – Honorable Mention
Sophie Raines – Honorable Mention
Andy Figueroa – Honorable Mention
Venuki Gamage – Honorable Mention
Chanel Sun – 1st Prize
Winston Morris – 2nd Prize
Annika Ferguson – 3rd Prize
Skyler Moore – 3rd Prize
Elizabeth Guillory – Honorable Mention
Sangsoo Kim – 1st Prize
Yongseok Kwon – 2nd Prize
Jihye Lee – 3rd Prize
Clark Cavender – Honorable Mention
Austin Kemp – Honorable Mention
Category A (ages 10 and under):
Evelyn Harada – 1st Prize
Amber Li – 2nd Prize
Sarah Shi – 2nd Prize
Wesley He – 3rd Prize
Harvey Wu – 3rd Prize
Shirley Park – Honorable Mention
Category B (ages 11-14):
Sohan Shah – 1st Prize
Nianchao Li – 2nd Prize
Victoria Wei – 2nd Prize
Marco Longarini – 3rd Prize
Katelyn WaiYan Du – 3rd Prize
Chlyde Kaiming Lie – Honorable Mention
Category C (ages 15-18):
Matteo Longarini – 1st Prize
Diana Suceveanu – 2nd Prize
Fiona Wang – 2nd Prize
Alexander Chen – 3rd Prize
Davin Lin – 3rd Prize
Ethan Lau – Honorable Mention
Category D (ages 19-22):
William Sutcliffe – 1st Prize
TEXOMA PIANO COMPETITION – SCHEDULE
APRIL 29th, 2023
Thank you for registering for the Texoma Piano Competition 2023 at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, April 29th. The competition will begin at 10:00am and finish around 4:00pm. Please see the detailed schedule bellow.
The competition will take place in the Fine Arts Building, which will be open starting from 8:30am. Please feel free to come and warm up early. We have seven practice rooms for the students to warm up. The competition is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend and listen.
The address of the Fine Arts Building is 437 Montgomery Dr, Durant, OK 74701. You can find free parking available right behind the Fine Arts Building (Google Map location here).
At the end of the competition, we will have the Awards Ceremony, from 3:00pm-4:00pm. Please plan to attend. We will listen to the 1st Prize winners performing one more time and hand out the trophies, diplomas, and comment sheets after the performance.
We wish you all the best and good luck!