2013 Laredo International Piano Competition

Results, Final Round


Preparatory Level

2nd: Marcela Maria Calderon-Martinez student of Mrs. Lorena Leal

        Bagpipe (Dudelsack), unknown

        Running the Race, Johann Christian Bach /  Francesco Pasquale Ricci

        A Day in the Country, Alexander Reinagle

        The Peacock, Valerie Roth Roubos

1st: Daniela Valdez-Quintanar student of Mrs. Lorena Leal

        Follow the Leader, John Playford

        Buying Potatoes, Alexander Reinagle

        Busy at Work, Hermann Berens

        The Dance at the Village Square, Mary Leaf

Level 1

3rd: Ashley Colchado student of Mrs. Rebeca Gonzalez-Anderson                             

        Intrada, Paul Peuerl

        Agitato, J. C. Bach & F. P. Ricci

        Valsette, Moritz Vogel

        Arabian Dance, Timothy Brown

Level 2

Level 3

3rd: Mariana Romero-Chong, student of Mr. Andrew C. Anderson

        Minuet in D minor, Johann Heinrich Buttstett

        Sonata in F 3rd Mov. Franz Joseph Haydn

        Romantic Study, Carl Czerny

        Little Shepherd, Samuel Maykapar

2nd: Sophia Q. Nguyen, student of Mrs Rebeca Gonzalez-Anderson

        Minuet in D Minor, Johann Heinrich Buttstett

        Sonatina in G, Ludwig van Beethoven

        Romantic Study, Carl Czerny

        Little Shepherd, Samuel Maykapar

Level 4

2nd: Ryan Soriano, student of Dr. Yu Mei Huang

        Bouree in A Minor, Johann Ludwig Krebs

        Rondo in B Flat Major, Ignace Joseph Pleyel

        Mazurka, Mikhail Glinka

        Song of the Range Rider, George Frederick McKay

Level 5, 3rd place tie

2nd: Marien Femerling Garcia, student of Mrs. Lorena Leal

        Hornpipe, Henry Purcell

        Sonata in G Op 49 No. 1, Ludwig van Beethoven

        L'Adieu Op. 100 No. 12, Johann Freidrich Burgmuller

        Sonatina in Colors (Red) Kevin Olson

Level 7

3rd: Andrea Garcia, student of Dr. Mary Grace Galvan-Carroll

        Allemande in E flat BMV 815 No. 4, Johann S. Bach

        Sonata in C Major K545 1st Mov., Wolfgang A. Mozart

        Tarantella, Albert Pieczonka

        First Arabesque, Claude Debussy

Level 8

2nd: James Peterson, student of Ms. Anna Kiefer

        Prelude and Fugue No. 2 in C minor, WTC Book 1 by J. S. Bach

        Sonata Op. 13, I. Grave-Allegro di molto con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven

        Waltz in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 64, No. 2, Frederic Chopin

        Prelude No. 1 by Gershwin

Level 9

A special Thanks to Dr. Fritz Gechter of  Texas A&M International University for volunteering and adjudicating the final round in place of Mr. Rocafuerte who was unable to be present at the last minute. 

Thanks to the jury:

    Dr. Silvia Santinelli

    Dr. Fritz Gechter

    Dr. Michael Schneider

    Mr. Francisco Rocafuerte who helped adjudicate the preliminary round.

These second-round finalists competed for First, Second, & Third place in each level. Where there were less than three finalists, elimination or placement was determined by the judge’s combined grading.

Sponsored by:

Mrs. Elia Hilda Espinosa

Mr. Samuel Johnson

Dr. Mary Grace Galvan Carroll


Dr. Yu Mei Huang, Laredo Music Academy

Dr. Mary Grace Galvan Carroll

Sra. Dulce Lugo

Mr. Mario Jarero