Fred Pattison Piano Competition Winner 2019-20
Congratulations to Terrence Wu, winner of the 2019-20 Fred Pattison Piano Competition.
The other two students performing in the public final round on Friday, January 24 were Caroline Guo and Ian Pepper. View program
The audience also enjoyed the recital given the previous evening by last year’s winner, Kevin Lu.
This year's competition was adjudicated Sofya Bugayan, who also performed during the “Fridays @ 12:30” concert series, and gave a masterclass on Saturday.
Proceeds from the Fred Pattison Award Fund, will support the Fred Pattison Piano Award at the Don Wright Faculty of Music, which is to be awarded to the winner of an annual piano competition. In addition to receiving a cash award, the winner gives a public performance the following academic year.
Dr. Pattison was Western’s former Head of Chemistry (1959-1965) and Director of Student Health Services (1973-1988). He passed away in August 2010. Dr. Pattison had a great passion for the piano and spent many hours enjoying performances in von Kuster Hall at the Faculty of Music. This award reflects his love of music and his desire to reward excellence in piano performance. 2008-2009 was the inaugural year for this competition
Join us for Terrence Wu's public performance in January 2021. Exact date to be confirmed via the Music Events Calendar in August 2020.