2014 Winners Announced

The 2014 West Coast Ragtime Society Youth Ragtime Piano Competition was held on November 8, at United Methodist Church in Woodland, CA. Students, ranging in age from 8 to 18, gathered in four divisions to play. This competition serves one of the goals of the WCRS, which is to foster and encourage young pianists to play and enjoy ragtime. Judges were Jack Bradshaw, Tom Brier and Petra Sullivan.

2015 Piano Competition
Information and Entry Form - Click here.

Previous years winners
2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 
2007
| 2006 | 2005
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The 2014 place winners were:


Division 1 (ages 8-10)
1st - Hana Sweatt - The Bosín Rag - Fred S. Stone
2nd - Athena Liu - Hilarity Rag - Martha Mier
HM (tie) - Isaac Goodman - Elite Syncopations - Scott Joplin
HM (tie) - Jacob Pak - Dandelion Rag - Martha Mier 


Division 2A (ages 11-14 - Junior)
1st - Ramona Baker - Yankee Land March - Max Hoffman
2nd - Ryan Dales - Elite Syncopations - Scott Joplin - arr. Carol Matz


Division 2B (ages 11-14 - Classic)
1st (tie) - Strong Ma - Piano Phun - Lou Alter
1st (tie) - Ryan Phung - Rag Sentimental - James Scott
2nd - Issac Wen - Peacherine Rag - Scott Joplin
HM - Augie Eriksson - Temptation Rag - Henry Lodge
HM - Kelly Min - The Chrysanthemum - Scott Joplin


Division 3 (15-18)
1st (tie) - Diego Bustamante - Ragtime Oriole - James Scott
1st (tie) - Dara Phung - The Poltergeist - William Bolcom
HM (tie) - Alethea Sung-Miller - Graceful Ghost - William Bolcom
HM (tie) Athena Sung-Miller - Leola - Scott Joplin