International Piano-e-Competition
Caroline HSU
Caroline HSU

AGE: 15*
*as of July 6, 2019
Hung-Kuan Chen
About Caroline:
Caroline began her studies at age five with Maggie Lee and Daniel Cheng in San Francisco Bay area. Currently she is a student at the .Juilliard School Pre-College Division. She is also a fellow at the Artemisia Akademie at Yale, taking part in masterclasses and lectures by renowned scholars and pianists.

Caroline has performed Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.1 with the Manchester Camerata in England. As the winner of the 2017 Juilliard Pre-College Concerto Competition, she performed with the Pre-College Symphony. She has garnered top awards in the San Jose International Music Competition, Pacific Musical Society Competition, Los Angeles Young Musicians International Competition, and many others.

Caroline frequently participates in major music festivals, such as Aspen Piano Academy, Colburn Music Academy and Music@Menlo Chamber Music Institute. Caroline participated in masterclasses with Arie Vardi, Boris Berman, Robert McDonald, John Perry and others.

Caroline attends Syosset High School, where she holds title of a school-wide spelling bee champion. Most recently, she was the champion of New York State’s History Day for her historical paper. She is an All-County percussionist and has been playing in band for four years. Caroline is a member of track team, and she writes for the school’s newspaper.
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in A Minor, WTC I, BWV 865
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53
  I. Allegro con brio
Frederic Chopin Etude Op. 10 No. 4
Frederic Chopin Nocturne in C Minor, Op. 48 No. 1
György Ligeti Etude No. 4 “Fanfares”
Ludwig van Beethoven Thirty-two Variations in C Minor, WoO 80
Franz Schubert Impromptu in A-flat Major, Op. 142 No. 2
Frederic Chopin Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58
  I. Allegro maestoso
  II. Scherzo. Molto vivace
  III. Largo
  IV. Finale. Presto, ma non tanto
Ludwig van Beethoven Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
  I. Allegro con brio
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