32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Dong-Wan Ha

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30 Nov 1988


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1637 Orrington Ave Apt 303
IL 60201

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Domenico Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K 213 (L 108) 4
Carl Vine Piano Sonata No. 1 (1990) Yes 16

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Claude Debussy L'isle joyeuse, L. 106 6
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, Op. 110 20

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Johann Sebastian Bach French Suite No. 3 in B minor, BWV 814 12
Robert Schumann Kreisleriana, Op. 16 30
Bela Bartok Piano Sonata, Sz. 80 14
Franz Liszt Paraphrase de concert sur Rigoletto, S. 434 6

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Fauré: Sonata No 1 in A major Op 13

Piano Quintet

Dvořák: Piano Quintet No 2 in A major Op 81

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Mozart: Concerto No 25 in C major K503

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Liszt: Concerto No 2 in A major S.125

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Dong-Wan Ha is a pianist from Seoul, South Korea. Since he began his piano studies at the age of seven, he has studied at SunHwa Arts High School, Seoul National University, and Eastman School of Music. He recently received an Artist Diploma in double major of piano performance and collaborative piano at Cleveland Institute of Music. He is now studying with Alan Chow in Northwestern University for pursuing Doctor of Musical Arts degree. His past teachers are HaeSun Paik, Anita Pontremoli, Barry Snyder, Hyoung-Joon Chang, and Mari Kwon.
He has won several national and international competitions, including Glasgow International Competition of Young Pianists in United Kingdom, and the Chopin International Competition in Asia in Japan. He has appeared as a soloist in several concerts of the Conservatory Project at the Kennedy Center, Sunhwa Arts High School Orchestra, Prime Philharmonic Orchestra in Korea, and Eastman School Symphony Orchestra.


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