2006 Winners Announced
2nd Annual West Coast Ragtime Society
Youth Ragtime Piano Competition

The 2006 West Coast Ragtime Society Youth Ragtime Piano Competition was held on November 4, at Larrick Piano & Organ in Sacramento. Students, ranging in age from 8 to 16, gathered in four divisions to play. This competition served one of the goals of the WCRS, which is to foster and encourage young pianists to play and enjoy ragtime. Judging were Jack Bradshaw, Tom Brier and Shirley Case. For information about the contest, click here.

Previous years winners || 2005

The place winners were:

  Division 1 (ages 8-10)
  First - Joseph Begin ( age 9) - Switch Back Rag - Dennis Alexander
Second - Sabrina Bell (10) Echoes from the Snowball Club - Harry P. Guy, arr. by C
Honorable Mention - Brian Ito-Kiley (9) - The Entertainer - Scott Joplin - arr. by 
Honorable Mention - Victoria Lam (9), The Entertainer - Scott Joplin (Alfred’s P
Honorable Mention - William Thammasouk (8)

  Division 2A (ages 11-14 - Junior)
  First - Devyn Noriel (11) - A Breeze from Damariscotta - Glenn Jenks
First - Shayon Konjkav (11) - Pine Cone Rag - Martha Mier
Honorable Mention - Suejin Yi (11) - Wild Honey Suckle Rag - Martha Mier

 

Division 2B (ages 11-14 - Classic)

  First - Scott McKenzie (14) - SearchLight Rag - Scott Joplin
Second - Albert Yam (14) - Maple Leaf Rag - Scott Joplin
Honorable Mention - Shelley Marie Brunkan (14) - Cleopha - Scott Joplin

 

Division 3 (15-18)

  First - Marielle Pinheiro (16) - Solace - Scott Joplin
First - Joel Hill (15) - 12th Street Rag - Euday Bowman/Hodges
Honorable Mention - Timothy Juwono - Maple Leaf Rag - Scott Joplin
Honorable Mention - Delaney Phillips- Red Onion Rag - Abe Oleman