Summer 2007 News Releases
Yuqing Meng Captures the First Prize in the 13th Annual
Oberlin International Piano Competition
Out of 55 pianists from Canada, the People’s Republic of China, Cyprus, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States, Yuqing Meng, 16-years old, has won first prize in the 13th Annual Oberlin International Piano Competition, held July 21–29, 2007, at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, Ohio. Six pianists competed in the finals round, which was held Saturday evening, July 28, in the Conservatory’s Warner Concert Hall.
International Piano Competition and Festival at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music July 21-29
The 13th annual Oberlin International Piano Competition and Festival, sponsored by the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College, will be held from Sunday, July 21, through Sunday, July 29, 2007, at the Conservatory. This year’s competition includes participants from Canada, China, Cyprus, Korea, Taiwan, and the United States, and features the largest first-prize award for an international youth piano competition: a $10,000 cash prize plus orchestral engagements in Beijing and Hong Kong, China.