Wednesday, June 12th

Classical Piano - Level 10 - Group B

Adjudicator: Todd Yaniw

Classical Piano - Level 10 - Group B

Todd Yaniw is a Canadian pianist praised for his "atmospheric contrast of poetry and power…a hair-raising performance". Since his debut with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at age 13, Mr. Yaniw has performed across Canada; at festivals and venues including CBC Vancouver, the Banff Centre for Music, Edmonton's Winspear Centre for Music, the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, the Festival of the Sound in Parry Sound, the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, and Koerner Hall. Mr. Yaniw has performed concerti with several Canadian orchestras, including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, and has performed with the Afiara Quartet, Rolston String Quartet, Trio Arkel and the ARC Ensemble (Artists of the Royal Conservatory). Todd has been interviewed and broadcast on many occasions on CBC Radio, and was featured in CBC's "30 under 30" list. Internationally, Todd has performed in Bulgaria, China, Italy, Jamaica, Monaco, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Mr. Yaniw has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, and twice was a recipient of the Sylva Gelber Music Foundation Awards. He was on the performance staff at The Glenn Gould School, and served on the faculty of The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists.

Todd Yaniw recently returned to his home province of Alberta and is now based in St. Albert. Recent engagements include a collaborative album, guest faculty for the Rosebud Chamber Music Festival, and several performance projects. His previous teachers include Michael Massey, Dr. James Parker, Professor James Anagnoson (The Glenn Gould School), and Dr. Jon Kimura Parker (Rice University). Mr. Yaniw completed his doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin, where he worked with Dr. Anton Nel.


Port Nelson United Church
3132 South Drive
Burlington, On L7N 1H7

TimeNameTitlesHome Festival
Time:9:30 AMName:Evalyn HoTitles:
The Seasons - July, op. 37b, no. 7 by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Sonata in C Major, K 309, 1st and 2nd mvts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Home Festival:Pickering GTA
Time:9:45 AMName:Hongan LeiTitles:
Prelude and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 851 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Arabesque No. 1 by Claude Debussy
Home Festival:Take the Stage
Time:10:00 AMName:Arya NuthulapatiTitles:
Prelude and Fugue in B flat Major, BWV 866 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Nocturne in B flat Minor, op. 9, no. 1 by Frédéric Chopin
Home Festival:Guelph
Time:10:15 AMName:Micah LamTitles:
Sonata No. 6 in F Major, op. 10, no. 2, 1st and 2nd mvts. by Ludwig van Beethoven
March in F Minor, op. 12, no. 1 by Sergei Prokofiev
Home Festival:IMFC
Time:10:30 AMName:Zikai Andy WangTitles:
Humoresque, op. 10, no. 5 by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Vanished Days, op. 57, no. 1 by Edvard Grieg
Home Festival:Hamilton
Time:10:45 AMName:Isaac WongTitles:
Nocturne in E minor, op. posth. 72, no. 1 by Frédéric Chopin
Elégie, op. 3, no. 1 by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Home Festival:Yip's
Time:11:00 AMName:Leah PanasevichTitles:
Fantasia in C Minor K 475 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Nouvelle etude no.1 by Frédéric Chopin
Home Festival:Peel
Time:11:20 AMName:Jerome LiuTitles:
Barcarolle No. 1 in A minor, op. 26 by Gabriel Fauré
Valse oubliée No.1 by Franz Liszt
Home Festival:North York Live
Time:11:30 AMName:Emily ChaiTitles:
Prelude and Fugue in F Minor, BWV 881 by J.S. Bach
Scherzo: The Music Lesson by James Domine
Home Festival:North York Virtual
Time:1:00 PMName:Vinoj SeeraalanTitles:
Prelude and Fugue in G sharp Minor, BWV 863 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata in F Minor op. 2, no.1, 3rd and 4th mvts. by Ludwig van Beethoven
Home Festival:Pickering GTA
Time:1:20 PMName:Isabella GuanTitles:
Sonata in F Major, op. 10, no. 2, 1st and 2nd mvts. by Ludwig van Beethoven
Consolation No. 3 by Franz Liszt
Home Festival:Quinte
Time:1:40 PMName:Cathy ZhangTitles:
Sonata in G Minor, Hob. XVI:44, 1st and 2nd mvts. by Franz Joseph Haydn
Nocturne in B Major, op. 165 by Cécile Chaminade
Home Festival:Ottawa Piano
Time:2:00 PMName:Yuchen SunTitles:
Variations on "Land of the Silver Birch" by Pierre Gallant
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, op. 65, no. 6. by Edvard Grieg
Home Festival:London
Time:2:15 PMName:Sherise Faith NorellaTitles:
Clair de lune (no. 3) by Claude Debussy
Malambo, op. 7 by Alberto Ginastera
Home Festival:South Simcoe

2:45 PM - Workshop and Announcement of Winners – MANDATORY

Workshop will be held from approximately 2:45 pm until 4:15 pm.

Announcement of the winners and top two competitors chosen to go to the Playoffs will happen at the end of the workshop.

5:00 PM - Classical Piano Level 10 Playoffs

The Level 10 Classical Piano Playoffs will be held at Wellington Square United Church - 2121 Caroline St. - from 5:00 pm to approximately 6:30 pm.

Playoff competitors will have to travel to Wellington Square United Church.