2015 PRIZE-WINNERS ANNOUNCED

(Left to right (Ayesha Gough (1st Prize), Berta Brozgul (4th Prize), Piers Lane AO (Jury Chair), Daniel Le (2nd Prize), Alexander Yau (4th Prize)

First Prize $20,000 donated by Theme & Variations Piano Services

AYESHA GOUGH

Second Prize $10,000 donated by Dr Betty Byrne Henderson AM

DANIEL LE

Third Prize $5,000 donated by Mr Denis and Mrs Ros Hinton, Mother Duck Childcare Centres, and Dr Hugh Kunze

ALEXANDER YAU

Fourth Prize $3,000 donated by Hon JB Thomas AM QC

BERTA BROZGUL

The Griffith University People’s Choice Prize $5,000 donated by Griffith University

DANIEL LE

Concerto Prize $5,000 donated by Mr Joseph and Mrs Veronika Butta

AYESHA GOUGH

Encouragement Award $1,000 donated by Mr Oleg Stepanov and Ms Natasha Vlassenko

TING CHIA HSU

The Enid Lane Memorial Prize for Mozart $2,000 donated by Youth Music Foundation of Australia

ALEXANDER YAU

The Graeme Russell Virtuoso Prize $1,000 donated by the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition

AYESHA GOUGH

Best Recital in Round Two $1,000 donated by Mr Philip Tucker

AYESHA GOUGH

Best Performance of a Prelude and Fugue $1,000 donated by Ms Huguette Brassine

NICHOLAS KENNEDY

Best Performance of a Classical Sonata $1,000 donated by Mr Ed and Mrs Gillian Frazer

DANIEL LE

Best Performance of an Australian Work $1,000 donated by Mr Oleg Stepanov and Ms Natasha Vlassenko

ALEXANDER YAU

Best Performance of a Russian Work $1,000 donated by Ms Juneen Kashurina

AYESHA GOUGH

Best Performance of a Work by Chopin $1,000 donated by Mrs Elizabeth Brazier

OSCAR JIANG

Best Performance of a Work by Liszt $1,000 donated by Australian Society for Keyboard Music- Gold Coast

AYEHSA GOUGH

Queensland Symphony Orchestra Vote $1,000 donated by the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition

BERTA BROZGUL

The Jury agreed that the overall standard of performance was exceptionally high, and we congratulate all contestants for taking part in one of the most successful Competitions to date.