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2015 Junior Competition Competitors

The 2015 Cliburn Junior Competition competitors hailed from all over the world, representing 13 countries: the United States (9), China (4), Canada, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Tajikistan. They ranged in age from 13 to 17. A selection committee chose the competitors from an impressive applicant pool of 160 young pianists, through online applications and video submissions of 15 to 20 minutes.

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GAVIN BALA, 16
Singapore

ADAM BALOGH, 17
Hungary

ALIM BEISEMBAYEV, 17
Kazakhstan

ANNA BOONYANIT, 16
United States

EOÍN FLEMING, 17
Ireland

MISHA GALANT, 17
United States

YOULAN JI, 16
China

JEONG MIN KIM, 17
South Korea

YUKINE KUROKI, 16
Japan

ANNA LARSEN, 15
United States

XIAOXUAN LI, 13
China

WEI LUO, 16
China

ANASTASIA MAGAMEDOVA, 17
Tajikistan

GREGORY MARTIN, 17
United States

EVELYN MO, 16
United States

ARSENII MUN, 16
Russia

ROGER SHEN, 16
United States

AMIR SIRAJ, 15
United States

CLAYTON STEPHENSON, 16  
United States

ZITONG WANG, 16
China

WAI YUEN WONG, 17
Hong Kong

NATASHA WU, 15
United States/Taiwan

TONY YIKE YANG, 16
Canada

 

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