Kevin Chow 2017

Kevin Chow, winner of the 2017 John Allison & Sydney Eisteddfod Piano Scholarship. Photo: WinkiPoP Media

Piano Scholarship Triumph for Kevin Chow


A well-deserved congratulations to Kevin Chow, winner of The John Allison & Sydney Eisteddfod Piano Scholarship Final for 2017. Kevin captured audience and adjudicator attention with his rendition of Schumann's Fantasie in C, Op.17, which saw him awarded the winning prize of a $10,000 Scholarship and $2,000 cash.

Kevin had previously impressed Sydney Eisteddfod adjudicators having been selected as a finalist  in The John Allison & Sydney Eisteddfod Piano Scholarship in 2015, where he was also awarded a Scholarship from the Matana Foundation for Young People. 

Sydney Eisteddfod congratulates Oscar Wong, Enrico-Sergio Mainas and Aaron Liu who also participated in this challenging event on their superb performances. Every finalist presented skillful, entertaining pieces and should be very provide of their achievements. It is clear the level of mastery amongst aspiring Australian pianists is incredibly high.

Sydney Eisteddfod looks forward to hearing about Kevin's future accomplishments and the various opportunities that arise as a result of this achievement.