Wenting Shi


September 2, 1992


Second Prize: Hong Kong International Piano Competition (Hong Kong)
Third Prize: Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards (New York, USA)
First prize: Connecticut Young Artist's Piano Competition (Connecticut, USA)
Georges Cziffra Prize: International Summer Academy Prague-Vienna-Budapest (Vienna, Austria)
Third Prize and the Best Performance of Russian Music: San Jose International Piano Competition, (California, USA)

Wenting Shi started her academic training at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. She achieved a full scholarship to attend The Juilliard School, studying under Yoheved Kaplinsky and graduating with a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music from there. She received her Master of Musical Arts at The Yale School of Music, studying with Professor Boris Berman.


Wenting has given solo concerts in USA, Canada, Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, UK, Russia, South Korea and China. She has performed in world-renowned venues such as Alice Tully Hall in New York, Salle Gaveau in Paris and the Shanghai Grand Theatre. Her orchestral performing experiences include performances with the Kaohsiung Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan, the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and many more.


Wenting was recently accepted at the University of Music and the Performing Arts, Vienna, further her studies with Professor Avedis Kouyoumdjian.


Upcoming Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

II. Allegro
V. Non Allegro – Presto
VIII. Grave

I. Allegro moderato
II. Sostenuto e pesante
III. Allegro molto

Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in C Major K.487
Roy Agnew: Rhapsody

I. Allegro agitato

II. Non allegro – Lento

III. L’istesso tempo – Allegro molto

Semi Finals Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro molto

Franz Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor S.178

I. Russian Dance
II. Petrushka’s Cell
III. The Shrovetide Fair

Semi Final Round 2: Chamber Music

I. Allegro, ma non troppo

II. Improvisation: Andante cantabile

III. Finale: Andante – Allegro

III. Schön Rosmarin


I. Allegro non troppo
II. Allegro
III. Largo
IV. Allegro

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise Op.34 No.14

Final Round 1: Concerto with String Orchestra

I. Allegro

II. Andante

III. Rondeau. Allegretto

Final Round 2: Concerto with Symphony Orchestra

I. Andante. Allegro
II. Tema con variazioni
III. Allegro, ma non troppo