Professor

Professor

Roland Krüger’s Students 2019/2020

David Jun Chen

About

David Jun Chen, geboren 2002 in Shanghai, begann im Alter von 6 Jahren Klavier zu spielen, bei Mei Shou.

Von 2014-2018 war er Jungstudent bei Jia Xie an der Mittelschule des Shanghai Conservatory of Music. 

Seit Oktober 2019 studiert er bei Prof. Roland Krüger an der Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover.

Jun ist 1. Preisträger des Klavierwettbewerbs „Shanghai Spring International Music Festival“ 2014.

Im November 2015 hat er in der Endrunde des “Pearl River –Kayserburg” Internationalen Klavierwettbewerbs für die Jugend den zweiten Preis der Profi-Gruppe gewonnen.

Im August 2017 hat er im 8. Concerto-Wettbewerb der Mittelschule des Shanghai Conservatory of Music den Silberpreis gewonnen.

Im Juni 2018 hat er bei dem “Hummingbird Music Awards” (Jugend musiziert China) im Klaviertrio in der Shanghaier Endrunde und in der nationalen Endrunde jeweils den ersten Preis gewonnen.

Am Thanksgiving 2016 hat Jun mit den Shanghai Philharmonikern ein Klavierkonzert von Mozart gespielt.

Er war im März 2017 Teilnehmer am Perugia Music Festival in Italien und konzertierte mit dem Festival-Orchester unter Leitung von Uri Segal. Im August 2018 nahm Jun teil am Euro Music Festival & Academy in Halle/Saale.

David Jun Chen war regelmäßig Stipendiat der Stiftungen der Musikmittelschule und der Stadt Shanghai. 

 

About

Eric Samuel Edmundson wurde 2003 in Göttingen geboren. Er zeigte früh großes Interesse an Musik und erhielt mit fünf Jahren seine ersten musikalischen Unterweisungen am Klavier von seinem Vater. Von 2010 bis 2019  wurde er von der Göttinger Klavierpädagogin Tünde Zeke unterrichtet.

Seit 2017 ist er Student am schulbegleitenden Studium des Iff (Institut zur Frühförderung musikalisch Hochbegabter) an der Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover und dort in die Klavierklasse von Prof. Roland Krüger aufgenommen. Eric Samuel nimmt regelmäßig an Wettbewerben teil und erhält dort Preise in unterschiedlichsten Kategorien. Dazu zählen drei erste Bundespreise und der DiethardWucher-Preis im Wettbewerb Jugend Musiziert, ein erster Preis im Bitburger Klavierwettbewerb (2018), ein zweiter Preis beim internationalen Carl Maria von Weber Wettbewerb in Dresden (2019) und ein dritter Preis beim Bechstein Klavierwettbewerb in Berlin (2019), ergänzt durch den Sonderpreis für die beste Interpretation eines zeitgenössischen Werkes. Durch die Vorbereitung auf Wettbewerbe in Ensembles und durch die mehrfachen Teilnahme am Deutschen Kammermusikkurs in Trossingen (ein Angebot an Bundespreisträger des Wettbewerbes Jugend musiziert) wurden seine kammermusikalischen Fähigkeiten gefördert und fanden große Anerkennung: im  Klaviertrio mit Moritz Rudloff und Aaron Wittke und mit einem Duopartner Andreas Dobbelstein gewann er jeweils erste Preis im Bundeswettbewerb Jugend Musiziert. 

Die Ausbildung von Eric Samuel Edmundson wurde mehrfach über Stipendien unterstützt, u.a. durch das Jahresstipendium und den Preis für die beste Leistung auf allen Ebenen der Stiftung Jugend Musiziert Niedersachsen.

Cem Esen

About

Cem Esen was born in Adana in 1997. He began his piano education with Can ÇOKER at the Adana State Conservatory, where he studied for seven years. From 2010 until 2015, he has been studying at the Mimar Sinan Conservatory in İstanbul with Prof. Metin ÜLKÜ.
Esen continues his studies with Prof. Roland KRÜGER at the Hanover University of Music, Theatre and Media since 2015.
He has participated in many workshops and master classes with Prof. Peter Florian, Stefan Kovacevich, Prof. Andrej Dutkievich, Diane Andersen, Alan Weiss, Johann Schmidt, Cecile Edel-Latos, Jun Kanno, Gülsin Onay, Emre Şen and Fazıl Say.
He performed with Çukurova State Symphony Orchetra, Bursa State Symphony Orchestra, İzmir State Symphony Orchestra. In 2012,Esen was invited to the İstanbul Music Festival and the International Antalya Piano Festival.
Some of the prizes he won:
2010 International Pera Piano Competition in İstanbul- 2nd Prize,
2011 National Chopin Piano Competition in Ankara- 2nd Prize,
2011 Chopin Piano Competition in Jelenia Gora- Finalist,
2012 National Saygun Piano Competition in Bodrum- 1th Prize,
2013 Delfhi Games Piano Competition in Astana- 3th Prize,
2013 Maria Herrero Piano Competition in Spain- 3th Prize,
2014 Chopin Piano Competition in Estonia- Finalist and Special Prize,
2014 Young Musician Piano Competition in Enschede- Finalist and Special Prize,
2015 National Verda Erman Piano Competition in İstanbul- 2nd Prize,
2015 Malta Piano Competition- 3th Prize and Jurie Special Prize.

Onutė Gražinytė

About

Onutė Gražinytė was born in musician’s family. She started her piano studies at age of 5 in National M. K. Čiurlionis art school.

Onutė Attended masterclasses with N.Seriogina, G.Scott, G.Alekna, A. Žlabys, M. Moretti, M. Sobula, K. Papadakis,, M. Rubackytė, E. Kupiec , M. Rubackyte, M. Raekallio, R. Brautigam, A. Gavrilov etc.

O. Gražinytė participated in various concerts and festivals, such as the festival „Slaviansky bazar“ (Vitebsk, Belarus), ‘NEXT generation IV’ (2014, Switzerland), ‘In corpore’ (2014, Tallinn, Estonia), Music Fest Perugia (2015, Perugia, Italy), concert for occasion of millennium of the name of Lithuania and etc.

As a soloist she played with Klaipeda Chamber Orchestra as well as Lithuanian State Symphonic, National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art Symphonic, Symphonic Philharmonic of the University of Alicante, Kaunas Symphonic and Mozarteum Symphonic Orchestras.

Onutė is a laureate of 10 national and international piano contests, such as laureate diploma at J.S.Bach Competition (Lithuania); laureate diploma and special prize for the best performance of Balys Dvarionas’ work at the 17th Balys Dvarionas Piano Competition (Lithuania); 1st prize at the 4th International Rosario Marciano Piano Competition (Austria), 1st prize and special prize form jury member Marian Sobula in Peter Toperczer International Piano Competition (Slovakia) and etc.

In 2014 she was awarded by President of Lithuania, for active musical activities and achievements.

Since 2016 Onutė is a student of Hannover University of Music (Prof. Roland Krüger) as well as member of “Musik braucht Freunde” and Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Hannover foundations.

O. Gražinytė had concerts in Lithuania, Poland, Switzerland, Germany, Estonia, Netherlands, Italy, Austria, Denmark.

About

Yi-Chung Huang was born in 2002 in Hsinchu City (Taiwan). From an early age he showed big interest in music, often also improvising on the piano. At 8 years of age, Yi-Chung began to receive formal music education, in the music class in Taiwan and studied with Yi Fan-Chiang, and since then has been attending masterclasses by several pianists which includes: Eugen Indjic, Natalie Trull, Norman Krieger, Wolfgang Manz, Ilja Scheps, Jacob Katsnelson, Eduardo Delgado, Tamás Ungár, Konrad Maria Engel and many others.
He participated in the Euro music festival and Academy in 2017 and 2018. He is also the winner of the “Honorable mention in piano” award in Semper music festival in 2018. At the age of 17, Yi-Chung began to study in Hannover Musikhochschule, with Prof. Roland Krüger, and he won the second Prize of Karl-Bergemann-Blattspiel-Wettbewerb in 2019. Beyond piano performance, Yi-Chung is also a composer.

He has published two compositions: Op. 1 After Debussy – sonatina for piano solo and Op. 2 Piano concerto in A major, both published in 2018.

Hikaru Kanki

About

Hikaru Kanki was born in Japan in 1993. She took piano lessons from Motoko Toyoda, Kimiko Higuchi and Noriyuki Miyazawa. Since 2012 she has been studying at the Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media with Prof. Roland Krüger, where she completed her Bachelor’s degree with the highest marks. Since 2016 Hikaru is continuing her studies of Master of Music at the same School. She is also studying in Prof. Jan Phillip Schulze’s “Liedklasse” and had the honor to premiere two Alfred Koerppen’s art songs in Hannover. Furthermore she is taking harpsichord and pianoforte lessons on a regular basis with Prof. Zvi Meniker and is a very experienced performer on both instruments.

Hikaru won prizes at the International Steinway Competition in Berlin, PTNA Piano Competition and Student Music Concours of Japan. In 2014, she was semifinalist at the International J.S.Bach Competition in Leipzig and 1st prize winner at the International “Lia Tortora” Competition in Italy.

She participated in several concerts and recitals in Japan, Berlin, Hannover, Kassel, Vienna, Prague, St. Petersburg. She was invited by Animato to play at the Salle Cortot, Paris. At the age of 11 she gave her first performance as a soloist with the Okayama Philharmonic Orchestra.

She attended numerous masterclasses given by for example Walter Blankenheim, Jean Fassina, Takahiro Hoshino, Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Konstantin Scherbakov, Matti Raekallio, Tatiana Zelikman, Andrzej Jasinski, Piotr Paleczny and Peter Schreier.

In 2011 and 2015, Hikaru organized benefit concerts with other young musicians for the victims of natural catastrophes in Fukushima Japan. A donation from the second concert was given to a foundation, which contributed new pianos to people who lost theirs due to these incidents.

Hikaru received a scholarship from “Stiftung für die HMTMH” during a winter Semester 2015/16, presently she is a scholarship student of the “Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Hannover e.V” and a recipient of a fellowship by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan.

Japanese

Jinhua Liu

About

Jinhua Liu was born in China in 1995, and show strong interest and talent in music since childhood. She began studying piano at the age of eight. She won the first place at the Beijing XiWang Cup Piano Competition and entered the Central Conservatory of Music Middle School in 2006. In 2008, she won the second place at the XingHai Cup Piano Competition. She won Scholarship many times during the study, and, in 2012, she participated the China-Russia exchange Piano Master Class and was awarded for playing in the concert as outstanding student. In 2013, she entered the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover in Hannover, Germany, and studied under Prof. Roland Krüger.

In 2014, she achieved top awards at various European Competitions:
The first prize at the Stockholm International Music Competition (Sweden);
The first prize at the Hagen International Piano Competition (Germany);
The third prize at the Maria Herreo International Piano Competition (Spain) .

She participated in various Master Classes, such as master class of Prof. Ungar and Prof. Einar Steen-Nokleberg, and in 2014, the master class of Prof. Krüger in Halle.

Chinese

Prudence Clarise Anabelle Nugroho

About

Born on 13th June 1998 at Jakarta, Indonesia.

She started learning to play the piano at the age of 5 with her mother.

Since 2006 she had studied at the Jakarta Conservatory of Music and took piano class with Ruth Wibisono.

Besides piano, she had studied violin with Ali Hanapiah and with Dr. Sharon Eng.

In 2010 she is a VIFF student at the University of Music Hannover taking piano class with Prof. Roland Krüger

Her achievement includes:

  • 1st Prize at “2009 ASIA International Piano Academy Festival with Competition” in Korea
  • 3rd Prize at “JCom Piano Competition” in Jakarta, Indonesia (2009)
  • 2nd Prize at “3rd ASEAN International Chopin Piano Competition, 3rd-4th category Primary School, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2008)
  • 1st Prize at “ASIA 3rd International Piano Academy Festival with Competition” in Cheonan, Korea (2008)

Prudence had participated in several concerts and recitals such as:

  • Schumaniana Concert (2010)
  • Exchange Concert in Cheonan
  • Korea (2009 and 2008)
  • Bandung Music Camp (2009)
  • Alicia’s 1st Piano Book (2009)
  • “Alicia de Larrocha” (2009)
  • Musica Brasileira (2009)
  • The Contemporary Music (2008)
  • Charity Concert (2008)
  • Album for the Young (2008)
  • JCom Fest (2007)
  • Mini Mozart Festival (2006)
  • Music Piano Last Decade (2005)

Prudence had actively participated in piano master classes given by Prof. Dr. h.c. Arbo Valdma, Dr. Steven Spooner, Prof. Snezana Panovska, Prof. Kim Hae-Yung, Prof. Hyoung-Joon Chang, Prof. Igaki Hideyuki, Prof. Ichiro Kato, Benjamin Loh, Nurria Irueste.

About

Pianist Youngho Park was born 1993 in Incheon, South Korea.

In 2019, He had won 2nd Prize and Special Prize from organizer “TangoBrücke” at M.Ciurlionis International Piano Competition in Vilnius, Lithuania. Also he won various prizes, including Second Prize at ‘Young Piano Stars’ international Piano Competition in Berlin, Grand-Prix at Samick-Seiler Piano Competition, First prize Korean Liszt Piano Competition, etc. Also in voice accampaniment, He had won the ‘Best Accompanist Award’ from Korean Schubert Association and Yeonji-Lied Competition in his homeland.

 He has given several solo recitals and concerts in South Korea and Germany, and has performed with Gunpo Philharmonic Orchestra, Seoul National University Philharmonic Orchestra. And he also participated in ‘Don Pasqualle’ production at Kangdong Opera center, and Riccardo Muti Opera Academy ‘La Traviata’ at Sungnam art center.

Youngho graduated obtaining his Bachelor’s of Music Degree at Seoul National University, as a recipient of the Hyundai Motors ‘Chung-mong-koo Foundation’. Having previously studied with Prof. Jonghwa Park, he is currently a student in the Master’s Program at Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover, in the class of Prof. Roland Krüger, as a recipient of the Deutschland Stipendium.

Zur Person

Josefa Schmidt (*1998) erhielt Klavierunterricht bei Russudan Meipariani und Stefan Romer, bis sie ab 2015 als Vorstudentin von Prof. Florian Wiek an der Musikhochschule Stuttgart unterrichtet wurde, bei dem sie anschließend ihr Bachelorstudium begann.
Seit Oktober 2018 studiert Josefa bei Prof. Roland Krüger an der Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover.

Künstlerische Impulse setzten u.a. Dmitri Bashkirov, Andrzej Jasinski, Grigory Gruzman, Konrad Elser, Jan Philip Schulze, Milana Chernyavska, Eric Le Sage, sowie Mitglieder der Ensembles Fauré, Vogler, Artemis und Belcea Quartett, Wiener Klaviertrio, Trio Opus 8, Grieg Trio und Ensemble Modern.

2019 gewann Josefa den mit 6.000 Euro dotierten TONALi Kreativpreis beim TONALi Klavierwettbewerb, verbunden mit der Realisierung eines Konzertes im TONALi SAAL.

Außerdem gewann sie u.a. den 2. Preis beim Internationalen Euregio Piano Award, den 1. Preis beim Lions Club Hochschulwettbewerb, den Preis des Rheingau Musikfestivals beim ICMC Weikersheim mit dem Trio Pirveli, den 1. Preis beim internationalen SIMW- Award, den 2. Preis beim Carl Bechstein Wettbewerb in Berlin, den 3. Preis beim Nürnberger Klavierwettbewerb, vier 1. Preise und den Mozartpreis beim Tonkünstlerwettbewerb und den 1. Preis beim Wettbewerb der KSK- Stiftung.
2017 war sie Finalistin beim internationalen „Concours Merci, Maestro!“ in Brüssel.
Bei Jugend Musiziert erhielt Josefa als Solistin und Kammermusikerin fünf Bundespreise, u.a. 2016 einen 1. Bundespreis mit Höchstpunktzahl im Klaviertrio, den Sonderpreis der Firma Yamaha und den Preis der Harald Genzmer Stiftung.

Josefa ist Stipendiatin der Deutschen Stiftung Musikleben, der Stiftung Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now und der Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland.

Ihre Konzerttätigkeit führte sie u.a. auf das Rheingau Musikfestival, das Klangbrückenfestival, sowie nach Frankreich (Paris), Österreich und in zahlreiche Städte Deutschlands.

Konzertmitschnitte wurden mehrfach im SWR2, Kulturradio rbb und Deutschlandradio Kultur ausgestrahlt.

Ihr großes Interesse gilt auch der Neuen Musik, so wirkte Josefa bei einigen Uraufführungen mit, konzertierte u.a. mit dem Ensemble Suono Mobile global und arbeitete mit Nicolas Hodges, Manfred Trojahn, Micaela Haslam, William Forman und Markus Stange.

Yoomin Shin

About

Yoomin Shin was born on the 29th of November, 1996 in Seoul, South Korea. She has been studying at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover with Prof. Roland Krüger since 2013. In 2013 she was also a student in the Pre-College division of the Musikhochschule.
Yoomin Shin has been a prizewinner in various international piano competitions. Some of her prizes include: 3rd Prize at the International Franz Liszt Competition for Young Pianists in Germany (2009), 1st Prize at the Jugend Musiziert Competition in Germany (2014), Grand Prix at the Teenager Competition in Seoul (2014), Sejong Music Award in Seoul (2014), etc.
She has given many solo recitals on European stages, and has performed with orchestras several times in Europe and in her homeland South Korea. In 2012, ‘The Year Of Liszt’, she played in the final concert of ‘KOSMOS Piano Festival’, where well-known pianist Arcadi Volodos also gave a remarkable performance in the opening concert.
Of particular importance was the fact that she was invited to play for ‘Literaturpreisverleihung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung fuer C. Noteboom’ in Germany. That day Hans-Gert Poettering (the former President of the Eurpean Parliament), Norbert Lammert (the President of the Deutscher Bundestag) and 400 politicians were present. 2010 Yoomin Shin was studying under the guidance of Prof. Karl-Heinz Kämmerling’s, who unfortunately passed away quite recently. She also participated in several master classes given by Paul Badura-Skoda, Prof. Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Dina Yoffe and Elisabeth Leonskaja.

ORCUN YILDIRAN

About

Orcun was born in September of 1994 in Balıkesir-Turkey and started playing the piano at the age of 9. He attended both the middle school and the high school at the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University then he began his studies in the class of Prof. Claudius Tanski at Mozarteum University of Salzburg. Since 2013 Orcun is studying with Prof. Roland Krüger at the University of Music, Drama and Media Hannover.
He has been awarded from numerous competitions such as 2nd prize at the International Piano Competition at the Trakya University in 2008, the following year he won 3rd prize at the International Young Musicians Competition in Bulgaria, in his homeland he won 3rd prize and prize for the best performance of Turkish composition in his age category at the National Kamuran Gündemir Piano Competition at the Mersin University, 1st prize at the International Piano Competition of the Pera Music Festival. In 2012 Orcun won 3rd prize at the National Piano Competition at the Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory and 1st prize at the Kadikoy Belediyesi Sureyya Operasi National Piano Competition in 2013. Then he recorded his debut CD at Fazioli Concert Hall in Sacile.
Orcun has attended many Masterclasses of Milena Mollova, Giselle Brodsky, Misha Dacic, Ragna Schirmer, Christian Wilde Müller, Jean Bernard Pommier, Valentin Surif, Peter Coss, Makoto Ueno and Gülsin Onay.
Recently he gave solo and duo recitals in Germany (Dresden, Lindenburg), Italy (Sacile) and Turkey (Istanbul).

Prizes of Students

Aarhus (DK), International Competition for young pianists
  • 2013 2nd prize, Victoria Audrey Sarasvathi
Barletta (I), International Competition for young musicians
  • 2011 1st prize and Special Prize, Kateryna Levchenko
Berlin, Bechstein Piano Competition for young musicians
  • 2019 3rd prize and Special Prize for Contemporary Music, Eric Edmundson
Bitburger Klavierspiel-Wettbewerb
  • 2006 1st prize, Noah Vinzens
  • 2008 1st prize and special prize, Julia Hermanski
  • 2012 1st prizes, Prudence Nugroho and Leon Wenzel
  • 2018 1st prize, Eric Edmundson
Braunschweig, Grotrian-Steinweg
  • 2017 2nd prize, Jan-Aurel Dawidiuk
Castellana Grotte (I), International Competition Don Vincenzo Vitti
  • 2011 1st prize, Maya Ando
Catania, Amigdala International Music Competition
  • 2019 Bach special prize, Yoomin Shin
Cortemilia (I), International Competition
  • 2008 2nd prize and „Scriabin-Prize“, Olga Chelova
Dresden, Anton Rubinstein Competition
  • 2012 Special Prize for contemporary music, Ji-Hwan Hong
Dresden, Carl Maria von Weber Competition
  • 2019 2nd prize, Eric Edmundson
Düsseldorf, Bachelor Piano Award
  • 2016 1st prize, Jinhua Liu
Emsland/Bentheim, Jugendkulturpreis Talente
  • 2009 1st prize, Julia Hermanski
Essen, Rotary-Klavierwettbewerb
  • 2010 2nd prize, Violetta Quapp
Granada (E), Maria Herrero
  • 2014 3rd prize, Jinhua Liu
Hamburg, Steinway-Klavierspielwettbewerb
  • 2005 2nd prize, Noah Vinzens
  • 2006 1st prize and Public Prize, Noah Vinzens
  • 2010 2nd prize, Violetta Quapp
  • 2011 3rd prize, Victoria Audrey Sarasvathi
Hamburg, TONALi Competition
  • 2019 1st prize and public prize, Jan-Aurel Dawidiuk
  • 2019 Creative Prize, Josefa Schmidt
Hanover, Karl Bergemann Sightreading Competition at HMTMH
  • 2013 3rd prize, Yukyeong Ji
  • 2019 2nd prize, Yi-Chung Huang
Hanover, Gundlach Music Prize
  • 2017 Anastasia Sokolova
Hohenlimburg, International Hohenlimburg Music Competition
  • 2014 1st prize, Jinhua Liu
Imperia (I), International Competition
  • 2008 3rd prize and „Scriabin-Prize“, Olga Chelova
Jugend musiziert – German National Youth Competition
  • 2008 1st prize,  Hans-Sikorski-Gedächtnispreis and Klassikpreis der Stadt Münster, Noah Vinzens
  • 2009 Special prize for contemporary music at „Wochenende der Sonderpreise“ (WESPE),  Julia Hermanski (Duo)
  • 2012 1st prize,  Special prize for modern music at „Wochenende der Sonderpreise“ (WESPE),  Victoria Audrey Sarasvathi (Duo)
  • 2014 1st prize,  Hans-Sikorski-Gedächtnispreis, Leon Wenzel
  • 2014 1st prize,  Yoomin Shin
  • 2017 1st prize,  Hans-Sikorski-Gedächtnispreis and Special prize for contemporary music at „Wochenende der Sonderpreise“ (WESPE), Jan-Aurel Dawidiuk
  • 2018 1st prize(Duo) and Special prizes (Duo and Solo) at „Wochenende der Sonderpreise“ (WESPE), Jan-Aurel Dawidiuk
  • 2019 1st prize (Trio), Eric Edmundson
Kasseler Kunstpreis
  • 2008 Noah Vinzens
Kassel, Louis Spohr International Competition
  • 2010 1st prize and Public Prize, Julia Rinderle
Königs Wusterhausen, International Piano Competition
  • 2019 2nd prize, Youngho Park
Köthen, Bach-Competition for young pianists
  • 2009 1st prize, Violetta Quapp
Lecce (I), International Competition
  • 2009 1st prize, Olga Chelova
Lindau-Friedrichshafen, Rotary-Wettbewerb
  • 2008 1st prize and Public Prize, Noah Vinzens
Meiningen, Hans von Bülow Competition
  • 2012 3rd prize category conducting from the piano, Maxim Böckelmann
Munich, Münchner Klavierpodium für die Jugend
  • 2011 9 various Special Prizes for Kateryna Levchenko, 4 various Special Prizes for Julia Rinderle, Dialog Prize
  • 2016 2 various Special Prizes for Haoran Liu, Jinhua Liu and Iulia Maria Marin
Newcastle-upon-tyne (GB), Young Pianists of the North
  • 2012 2nd prize, Victoria Audrey Sarasvathi (1st prize was not awarded)
Orléans (F), International Piano Competition
  • 2014 Isang Yun Prize, Yukyeong Ji
Paris (F), International Competition Conservatoire Russe A. Scriabine
  • 2011 2nd prize, Kateryna Levchenko
Paris (F), International Piano Competition Ile de France
  • 2011 1st prize unanimité and Special Prize, Kateryna Levchenko
Pieve (I), International Competition Lia Tortora
  • 2012 1st prize assoluto con lode, Julia Rinderle
  • 2014 1st prize, Hikaru Kanki
Piove di Sacco, near Venezia (I), International Competition Citta di Piove di Sacco
  • 2014 1st prize, Noah Vinzens
Porto (Portugal), International Competition Santa Cecilia
  • 2015 3rd prize, Yukyeong Ji
San Dona di Piave (Italy), International Competition
  • 2017 1st prize category E and Popovic Prize professional category, Leon Wenzel
Schwerin, International Competition “Verfemte Musik”
  • 2018 3rd prize, Jan-Aurel Dawidiuk
Sendai (J), International Music Competition
  • 2013 6th prize, Ji-Hwan Hong
Seoul (Korea), Asia Musicians Federation Concours
  • 2014 1st prize, Yoomin Shin
Seoul (Korea), Teenager Piano Concours
  • 2014 Grand Prix, Yoomin Shin
Seoul (Korea), Sejong Music Award
  • 2014 Yoomin Shin
Sète (F), Claude Bonneton Piano Competition
  • 2011 1st prize, Kateryna Levchenko
Stockholm (SW), International Music Competition
  • 2014 1st prize, Jinhua Liu
Taurisano (I), European Grand Prize of Music
  • 2011 1st prize of piano and Mendelssohn Cup, Kateryna Levchenko
Troisdorf, International Young Pianists Competition
  • 2013 1st prize, Julia Rinderle
Überlingen, International Competition Bodensee
  • 2019 2nd prize and public prize, Hikaru Kanki
Valence (F), International Competition Teresa Llacuna
  • 2016 Finalist, Special Prize, Eugene Shon
Vevey (CH), Clara Haskil Competition
  • 2015 Finalist, Public Prize, Prize “Coup de Coeur” and Prize “Children’s Corner”, Yukyeong Ji
Vietri sul mare (I)
  • 2015 1st prize assoluto, Yoomin Shin
Vilnius (Lit), M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition
  • 2019 2nd prize and special prize, Youngho Park
Würzburg, Bertold Hummel Competition
  • 2013 3rd prize, Yukyeong Ji
YAMAHA scholarship competition
  • 2014 scholarship, Victoria Audrey Sarasvathi
Zwickau, Schumann Competition for young Pianists
  • 2012 1st prize and special prizes, Victoria Audrey Sarasvathi
  • 2014 3rd prize and special prize, Leon Wenzel

Information about the admission examinations at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media

Admission examinations take place every year in june. Applications have to be sent before april, 15th. Please look for further information about the programmes of study and the requirements of the admission examinations: www.hmtm-hannover.de