Aloha International Piano Festival & Competition

2021 Winners

Meet our Winners of the 2021 virtual Aloha International Piano Competition!

Announcing the Aloha International Piano Competition finals.  Live-streamed from the historic Hawaii Theatre Center – Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 12pm, HST.

The preliminary round of the 15th annual Aloha International Piano Competition (solo division) was held virtually and we are excited to announce the winners of Level A, B, and Amateur, and finalists of Junior, High School, and Young Artist divisions.

The Aloha International Piano Competition is awarding more than $7,000 in cash prizes to the winners this year.  A special audience prize has been established and we invite the general public to watch the online competition finals and vote for your favorite pianist.  We hope you will support and participate in this exciting event!

On the jury, the 2021 Aloha International Piano Competition welcomes internationally renowned pianists Jon Nakamatsu, Thomas Sauer, and John Bayless.

     Zhouhui Shen is currently studying at The Juilliard School in New York City.  She started playing the piano Read more

     Hongbo Cai, is a pianist, writer, and guest artist for the closing ceremony of The First China National Read more

     A senior at the Punahou School, Jairus Rhoades has been playing the piano for 11 years and currently Read more

Carolyn Berry Wilson First Prize: Ryota Yamazaki (Japan) Second Prize: Ji Youn Lee (S. Korea) Third Prize: Zhiye Lin (China) Read more

     Rosabelle Shi, a 10 year old 4th grader from Illinois, has been taking piano lessons with Mrs. Brenda Read more

     Angela Guan Hsing Yue Jiang started playing the piano at the age of four, and currently studying with Read more

     Born in China in 2007, Yuqiao Chen is a student at the Ecole Francaise International de Pattaya, Thailand Read more

     Ella Cho, age 14, began her piano studies at the age of 6 and is currently under the Read more

     Xinran Shi, age 12, lives in San Jose, California.  She started playing piano at 4 1/2, and currently Read more

     Akari Otaka, age 16, is a student at Ibaraki Prefectural Toride Shoyo High School Music Course in Ibaraki, Read more

     Nana Kunimoto, age 16, lives in Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan and currently studies with Eiko Nagano.     Her list Read more

     Parker Van Ostrand began studying piano at the age of four. He performed at Carnegie Hall three times Read more