Evren Ozel and Aristo Sham Win at 2018 Dublin International Piano Competition

Students of Wha Kyung Byun and Victor Rosenbaum win at Dublin International Piano Competition

Evren Ozel and Aristo Sham headshots
Evren Ozel and Aristo Sham

Evren Ozel '21 Piano Performance won 2nd prize and Aristo Sham '20 MM Harvard/NEC won 4th prize at the 2018 Dublin International Piano Competition. In the final round at National Concert Hall, Dublin in May, Evren performed Chopin Concerto No. 1 in e minor, op. 11 and Aristo performed Prokofiev Concerto No. 3 in C, op. 26. In addition to 2nd prize, Evren also won the Bridget Doolan Prize for the best performance of a Mozart piece in any round of the competition and the Chopin Prize in memory of Joseph McCullough for the best performance of a Chopin piece in any round of the competition. In addition to 4th prize, Aristo also won the National Symphony Orchestra Concerto Prize.

At NEC, Evren studies with Wha Kyung Byun and Aristo studies with Victor Rosenbaum.

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