Past Winners of the Howard Hanson Award

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The Howard Hanson Award is a certificate of merit for high school senior year pianists who exhibit a high standard of musical performance through their pianistic skills during an adjudication process where students play three diverse musical styles for a jury of 10 teachers. The award is presented annually at a formal winner’s recital and later at their school’s award ceremony.

 

1980 George Fencl

1982 Brenda Ulrich

1987 Jean Lester

1989 Steven Brown

1993 Stuart Hui / Karen Ho

1994 Allison Bell / Tracy Champagne

1996 Eric Hui

1997 Tara Champagne

1999 Aimee Smith / Amy Tsao / Mark Herman

2000 Stewart Knox / Lawrence Tai

2001 Rachel Kam

2003 Adrian Hui / Lindsey Launer / Caitlin Hart

2004 Ryan Steele / Emily Vaughan

2005 Mitchell LaGoy / Young Hui Kim

2006 Jenni Yang

2007 Elizabeth Bell

2008 Benjamin Hopkins / David Reuss / Caitlin Hult / Annie Youn / Bruna Garcia

2009 Kevin Lo

2010 Joshua Condon / Brian Lai

2011 Eric Hauck / Daniel Hopkins / Elissa Hult / Erin Connolly

2012 Lauren Sklarsky

2013 Gabrielle Thurston

2014 Matan Presberg

2015 Erin Eidschun / Lydia Sklarsky

2016 Ryan Albert /  Jake Kinney /  Jonathan Madden

2017 Nathan Morse