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Kenric Tam, age 16, made his debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Disney Concert Hall last April. In January 2007, Kenric was named the first prize winner of the Schimmel International Piano Competition. Kenric was the first prize winner of the "Individualis" International Music Competition in Ukraine and is invited to give a concert tour in Ukraine and Russia in May 2007. In summer 2006, he was awarded the second prize of the Eastman International Piano Competition in New York. As the first prize winner of the 2005 Lennox International Young Artists Competition, he performed with the Richardson Symphony in Dallas, Texas. Kenric was the only pre-college winner of the 2006 Corpus Christi International Competition and was one of only two pre-college students in the country invited to perform at the World Piano Pedagogy Conference last November. Locally, he performed as soloist in ten concerts with six bay area orchestras, including Fremont Symphony and Peninsula Symphony last year. He gave a solo recital sponsored by the Steinway Society last September and will be the featured soloist touring Eastern Europe with San Jose Youth Symphony this summer.

In 2006, Kenric was awarded the first prize of the prestigious Bronislaw Kaper Award.
He also received first prizes in the MTAC Concerto and Solo Competitions in 2005 and
2006, and the CAPMT Concerto Competition. As first prize winner of the 2005 Palatino
Solo Piano Competition, Kenric was awarded a grand piano.

Kenric is a junior at Gunn High School in Palo Alto and studies piano with Hans Boepple


Bach: Prelude and fugue in E Major, WTC I, BWV 854
Szymanowski: Etude, Op. 4, No. 1
Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52

Haydn: Sonata in E Major, Hob. XVI:31

Rachmaninoff: Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 36
Allegro Agitato
Allegro Molto


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