2013 Winners Announced

The 2013 West Coast Ragtime Society Youth Ragtime Piano Competition was held on November 9, at Clarion Hotel 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 Sullivan.

2014 Piano Competition
Information and Entry Form - click here.

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


Division 1 (ages 8-10)
1st - Raymond Yan - Evergreen Rag - J. Scott/arr. Matz
2nd (tie) - Aron Bulman - Jelly Bean Rag - Martha Mier
2nd (tie) - Hannah Chen - Hilarity Rag - Martha Mier
HM (tie) - Trevor Dales - Meteor Rag - Arthur Morse
HM (tie) - Mason Johnstone - Dandelion Rag - Martha Mier


Division 2A (ages 11-14 - Junior)
1st - Keila Min - Steamboat Rag - Martha Mier
2nd - Isaac Wen - Steamboat rag - Martha Mier
HM - Natalie Wilkerson - Persnickety Rag - Martha Mier


Division 2B (ages 11-14 - Classic)
1st (tie) - Diego Bustamante - Excelsior Rag - Joseph Lamb
1st (tie) - Graham Messer - Red Pepper Rag - Henry Lodge
2nd (tie) - Alethea Sung-Miller- Cataract Rag - Robert Hampton
2nd (tie) - Athena Sung-Miller - Magnetic Rag - Joplin
HM (tie) - Sophie Liu - Ragtime Nightingale - Joseph Lamb
HM (tie) - Alexander Wang - Eli Green's Cakewalk - Sadie Koninsky


Division 3 (15-18)
1st - Entung “Enya” Kuo - Cataract Rag - Robert Hampton
2nd - Grant Wen - The Strenuous Life - Scott Joplin
HM - Patrick Lin - Magnetic Rag - Scott Joplin