Thank you to everyone who joined us for the National String Competition and Lewis Eady National Piano Competition over the three days of competition in February 2022.

Congratulations to all the prize winners!

Photo credit: Adrian Malloch Photography

(Prize winners pictured from left to right: C. Chang, J. Chi, S. Liu, O. P-M, H. Kim, K. Lee, and C. Jeon)

NATIONAL STRING COMPETITION

First Prize
Hyein Kim (NZD $5,000 in cash + Recital at Lewis Eady Steinway Showroom + Performance opportunity with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra; kindly donated by the Becroft Foundation)

Second Prize
KiHei Lee (NZD $3,000 cash kindly donated by Dame Jenny Gibbs & Frances Bell)

Third Prize
Christine Jeon (NZD $1,000 cash kindly donated by Trinity College London)

Best Performance of a Classical Sonata
Hyein Kim ($1,000 kindly donated by the Auckland Branch IRMTNZ)

Best Performance of a New Zealand work
KiHei Lee ($500 kindly donated by SOUNZ)

People’s Choice Award
Christine Jeon ($500 kindly donated by Sir Michael Hill)

 

LEWIS EADY NATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

First Prize
Otis Prescott-Mason (NZD $5,000 in cash + Recital at Lewis Eady Steinway Showroom + Performance opportunity with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra)

Second Prize
Shuan Liu (NZD $3,000 cash kindly donated by an anonymous donor)

Third Prize
Jessica Chi (NZD $1,000 cash kindly donated by Trinity College London)

Best Performance of a Classical Sonata
Otis Prescott-Mason ($1,000 kindly donated by the Auckland Branch IRMTNZ)

Best Performance of a New Zealand work
Catherine Chang ($500 kindly donated by SOUNZ)

People’s Choice Award
Otis Prescott-Mason ($500 kindly donated by Lewis Eady)

To view all 6 finalist performances from 12 February 2022 click below video or visit the full playlist here.