Finalists: Caroline Hsu, piano; Spencer Rubin, oboe; Alexandra Woroniecka, violin; Sarah Ma, violin, Annalisa Welinder, violin
ETHAN RESNIK, piano
Ethan Resnik is sixteen and has been playing the piano for ten years. He has composed over 40 classical piano compositions, including a piano concerto. At age eleven, Ethan made his Carnegie Hall debut and has performed several times since, playing piano and alto saxophone, including his debut of an original piano composition. He will return to Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall to play another original composition, along with works by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. Ethan earned second place in American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition, American Protégé International Concerto Competition, first place in the American Fine Arts Festival Concerto Competition and will perform in Russia. He looks forward to participating in the Concert Festival International Summer Tour 2018 in Paris and as a guest artist in New York. For the past two years, he has donated his time to perform weekly hour-long concerts for residents at an assisted living facility. Ethan gave solo piano performances, raising over $3000 for Patient Access Network Foundation and Wounded Warrior Project. Ethan regularly performs at charity events and puts forth great effort in using his piano to inspire healing and positivity to our world.