2010 Winners Announced

The 2010 West Coast Ragtime Society Youth Ragtime Piano Competition was held on November 6, at Trinity Cathedral in Sacramento. Students, ranging in age from 8 to 18, 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 Petra Sulivan.

2011 Piano Competition
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Previous years winners
| 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005

The 2010 place winners were:


Division 1 (ages 8-10)
1st - Adeline Zhou - Serpentine Rag - John Kember
2nd (tie) - Lillian Lau - Good Time Rag - Martha Mier
2nd (tie) - Olivia Lau - Steamboat Rag - Martha Mier
HM - Melody Mei - Steamboat Rag - Martha Mier


Division 2A (ages 11-14 - Junior)
1st - Ethan Kau - Two-Tone Rag - John Kember
2nd - Augustine Nguyen - Good Time Rag - Martha Mier
HM - Vincent Wong - Pinecone Rag - Martha Mier


Division 2B (ages 11-14 - Classic)
1st - Alexander Fang - Ragtime Dance, The - Scott Joplin
2nd - Michelle Zhang - Lily Queen - Scott Joplin & Arthur Marshall
HM - Clarence Lai - Temptation Rag - Henry Lodge
HM - Christy Lopez - Efficiency Rag - James Scott


Division 3 (15-18)
1st (tie) - Vincent Johnson - Sweet Pea - Vincent Johnson
1st (tie) - Elliot Lee - Piano Phun - Lou Alter
1st (tie) - Will Perkins - Sweet Georgia Brown - Bernie, Pinkard, Casey, arr. Don Ewell
1st (tie) - Jacenta Yu - Stop Time Rag - Scott Joplin
2nd (tie) - Clarisse Lau - Sugar Cane Rag - Scott Joplin
2nd (tie) - Sergey Smirnov - Good Gravy Rag - Harry Belding
2nd (tie) - Iris Tran - Favorite, The - Scott Joplin
2nd (tie) - Linda Zhang - Pineapple Rag - Scott Joplin