Oberlin, OH — Tuesday, July 24

Following the Concerto Round on Tuesday evening, the judges for the Cooper International Piano Competition announced the names of the six contestants who will compete on Wednesday evening in the Recital Round. Each will play a 20-minute recital. The 7 pm performance will be broadcast live over WCLV, 104.9 FM. The concert is free and open to the public.

The six contestants are listed in performing order:

Sarina Zhang, 16, San Diego, CA
Sahun Hong, 18, Fort Worth, TX
Xiaoyu Liu, 15, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Micah McLaurin, 17, Charleston, SC
Annie Zhou, 14, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Leonardo Colafelice, 16, Altamura, Bari, Italy

Click here to download the program book with biographies. (pdf file, 5mb).