Laureats of 6th Competition

6th International
Ignacy Jana Paderewski Piano Competition
Bydgoszcz, 6 – 18 November 2004

Maryia Kim

Ukraine

I prize - 10 000 USD - Maryia Kim, Ukraine

Born on June 25th,1981. She is studying at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannoverin the piano class of Professor Vladimir Krainev. Performed recitals,concerts with an orchestra and during festivals in Ukraine, Russia,Poland, Germany, Austria, Holland, Italy, France, Greece, Turkey,Malaysia, Korea, USA. Took part in international piano competitions:

1996 - I prize at the "Vladimir Krainev" International Piano Competition, Ukraine
2001 - I prize at the International Piano Competition "In Memory of V. Horowitz" , Ukraine
2002 - I prize at the International Piano Competition in Patras, Greece
2003 - III prize at the Taiwan International Piano Competition
2003 - I prize at the International Piano Competition "Piano Campus", France
2004 - III prize at the International Piano Competition "Premio Jaen de Piano", Spain

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Maryia Kim

Maryia Kim

Ukraine

Esther Jung-A Park

USA

II prize 6 000 USD Esther Jung-A Park, USA

Born on August 7th,1984. Scholarship holder at the Juilliard School in the USA, studiesunder dr Yoheved Kaplnsky. Performed as a soloist in recitals and gaveconcerts with an orchestra in the United States, Korea, Russia, Italyand Israel. Took part in master classes coached by Arie Vardi, RichardGoode, Jerome Lowenthal, Andrew Litton, Joachin Achuccaro, Nelita Trueand Karl Ulrich Schnabel. Participated in numerous festivals andreceived the President Clinton's Prodigy Award.

2001 - winner of the Eastman International Piano Competition
I prize at the 52nd Kościuszko International Piano Competition
2004 - winner of the Gina Bachauer Piano Competition at the Juilliard School

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Esther Jung-A Park

Esther Jung-A Park

USA

Marina Baranova

Ukraine

III prize - 5 000 USD Marina Baranova, Ukraine

Bornon August 5th, 1981. Student at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater inHannover in the piano class under professor Vladimir Krainev. Took partin master classes held by Professor Naum Starmkan (Moscow) andProfessor Kristina Steinegger (Switzerland). Performed as a soloist inRussia, Poland, Ukraine, Belgium, Finland, Holland, Italy, France andGermany.

1993 - III prize at the P. Lutzenko International Young Pianists Competition, Kharkov, Ukraine
1997 - I prize at the Festival "Tele Proms" Kharkov, Ukraine
1999 - III prize and the Journalists Special Prize at the"Internationale Prijs Emmanuel Durlet voor Piano 1999", Antwerp, Belgium
2002 - II prize at the International Competition "Musical Individuality" - Alexander Tansman, Łódź, Poland
2003 - II prize at the International Piano Competition "Piano Campus" in Paris
2003 - I prize at the International Music Competition "Goldene Channuka" in Berlin

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Marina Baranova

Marina Baranova

Ukraine

Rieko Nezu

Japan

IV prize - 4 000 USD Rieko Nezu, Japan

Born on December 23rd,1980.Graduated from the National University of Fine Arts and Music in Tokyo.Currently furthers education at the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, as avisiting student of the Polish Government under instruction ofProfessor Ewa Pobłocka. She also studied under Professors MiekoHarimoto, Akiyoshi Sako, Dang Thai Son and Halina Czerny-Stefańska. andtook part in the master class held by Martha Argerich at the ArgerichMusic Festival in Beppu (Japan) and master class held by VladimirAshkenazi in Berlin.

1996 - I Prize at the Kil International Piano Competition (Sweden).
1999 - Special Prize at the 20th International Music Competition in Kirishima (Japan)
2001- Recitals organized by the Kawai Company "Series of recitals by Rieko Nezu-composers around Chopin."

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Rieko Nezu

Rieko Nezu

Japan

Maki Inoue

Japan

V prize - 3 000 USD Maki Inoue, Japan

Born on February 5th,1978. In 2000 graduated from the Toho Gakuen School of Music. Studiedpiano under Professors Etsuko Tokusue, Katsurako Mikami and MinoruNojima. Currently studying piano under Professor Regina Smendzianka inWarsaw. Gave concerts in Japan and Poland.

1997 - III prize at the International Piano Competition "Citta di Senigallia"
1999 - II prize at the Suita Music Competition in Japan
2002 - VI prize at the European Chopin Piano Competition in Darmstadt
2003 - II prize at the International Fryderyk Chopin Competition in the Czech Republic
2003 - III prize at the Kazuko Yasukava Memorial Competition

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Maki Inoue

Maki Inoue

Japan

Takashi Yamamoto

Japan

V prize - 3 000 USD Takashi Yamamoto, Japan

Born on April 12th,1983.Graduated from the Toho Gauken Music High School in Tokio.Currently studying at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsawunder Professor Piotr Paleczny.

1997 - Grand Prix at the 12 Piano Competition Nagano Prefecture in Japan
1998 - III Prize at the 52nd All-Japan Music Competition for Youth
2001 - III Prize at the 70th Japanese Music Competition
2004 - III Prize at the 56thInternational Music Competition "Prague Spring" and the "V. KamenikowaSpecial Prize" for the youngest finalist of the competition.

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Takashi Yamamoto

Takashi Yamamoto

Japan

 

VI prize was not awarded

special prize Hinrich Alpers, Gemany

Born on August 29th,1981. Since 1992 coached by Professor Bernd Goetzke and under hisinstruction commenced piano studies in 2000 at the Hannover Universityof Music and Drama. He participated in master classes held by ProfessorKarl-Heinz Kämmerling (Salzburg/Hanover), Professor Hans Leygraf(Salzburg) and Jerome Lowenthal (Juilliard School, New York City). Hehas given concerts and recitals as a soloist and chambrist in Germany,Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Croatia, Serbia. He has participated inradio and TV productions. In 2002 was awarded the “German MeritFoundation” Scholarship. Since January 2003 has been teaching musictheory and improvisation at the Institute for Highly Gifted Children atHanover University of Music and Drama.

2000 – I prize at the “Grotrian – Steinweg – Klavierspielwettbewerb”, Braunschweig
– II prize at “Jugend Musiziert”, Berlin 2002 – II prize at the Grieg International Competition in Oslo, Norway

special prize Anastasiya Naplekova, Ukraine

Born on August 31st,1984. Student at the Kharkov State Institute of Arts in the piano classunder Professor Natalia Aleksandrovna Melnikova. She performed ininternational musical festivals and gave concerts as a soloist and withan orchestra. Scholarship holder of the fund supporting young talentsin Kharkov (2001) as well as the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine (2002)and the President of Ukraine.

1996 – diploma-holder at the International Piano Competition, Usti on the Laba River, Czech Republic
1997 – III prize at the International Piano Duet Competition “Brother and sister”, St. Petersburg
1998 – diploma-holder at the P. Serebryakov International Piano Competition, Russia
1998 – I prize at the International Prokofiev Piano Competition
1998 – II prize at the International Alemadar Karamanov Piano Competition, Simferopol
2000 – prizewinner at the 5th International Vladimir Krainev Piano Competition, Kharkow
2002 – prizewinner at the 6th International Vladimir Krainev Piano Competition, Kharkow

special prize Rina Sudo, Japan

Born on October 29th,1987.Commenced studies in the Yamaha Music School, taking lessons in pianoand composition. Since 1996 she has been studying in the Yamaha MasterClass. Performed piano concerts with an orchestra in Japan, France andUnited Kingdom.

1997 – I Prize at the 6th Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists (Category A), Germany
2003 – Youngest finalist and winner of the 5th prize in the competition at the 8th
2003 – 4th prize at the 5th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition Hamamatsu Academy

Partners of the contest

Międzynarodowy Konkurs Pianistyczny im. I. J. Paderewskiego jest organizowany w ramach projektu pt. "Kujawsko-Pomorskie Menu Kulturalne 2013-2014" współfinansowanego ze środków Europejskiego Funduszu Rozwoju Regionalnego w ramach Regionalnego Programu Operacyjnego Województwa Kujawsko-Pomorskiego na lata 2007-2013 oraz ze środków budżetu Województwa Kujawsko-Pomorskiego.