In celebration of Beethoven 250 we will have an online competition and present the Best of Beethoven Award to two students in each division. Winners will receive scholarship awards to further their education. We look forward to a successful competition as we continue to recognize talented pianists and to support excellence in the arts.
Eligibility: Students residing in Texas
Deadline: April 10, 2020
Application fee: $0
Winners announced: May 1, 2020
Required: First or last movement of a Beethoven Sonata by memory submitted as a YouTube video in performance attire
We would like to wish everyone good health and safety during this time. We are all in this together!
Piano Solo Division I
(Grades 11 & 12)
Piano Solo Division II
(Grades 9 & 10)
Congratulations to the 2020 Best of Beethoven Award winners! We would like to thank all of the competitors for their
beautiful Beethoven Sonata performances. There are 5 winners selected in Division I and 5 winners in Division II.
Division I (top left): Shiv Yajnik, Dallas; Alyssa Liao, Houston; Daniel Chang, Pearland; Esther Pham, Garland; Pranay Varada, Irving
Division II (bottom left): Bryant Li, Katy; Sophia Si, Houston; Antonio Ajero, Nacogdoches; Grace Tran, Garland; Philip Ma, Sugar Land