Fantee Jones


Taiwanese American
Sacramento, CA
19 November 1993


Winner: PianoTexas International Young Artists Concerto Competition (USA)
Second Prize: Kosciuszko Frederic Chopin Piano Competition (USA)
Third Prize: Lagny-Sur-Marne International Piano Competition (France)
Sixth Prize: Gina Bachauer International Young Artists Piano Competition (USA)
Collegiate Gold Medal: Seattle International Piano Competition (USA)

Fantee Jones began piano training with her mother at the age of three. She received her Bachelor of Music degree at the Manhattan School of Music in 2014 as a student of Dr Marc Silverman. She is currently pursuing her Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School, under the tutelage of Professor Hung-Kuan Chen.

She made her Carnegie Hall debut in May 2005 and has attended music festivals including the Adamant Music School, Banff Piano Master Class, Gold Country Piano Institute and the Yong Siew Toh Summer Festival in Singapore. She took part in the Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music in Bowdoin International Music Festival, and she gave the Western première of Japanese composer, Yoko Oba’s Lullaby On Joseph Haydn’s Name, during the Focus! Festival, held in the Peter J Sharp Theater in the Lincoln Center.

Fantee has worked with many notable musicians including Lewis Kaplan, Seymour Lipkin, Jerome Lowenthal, Robert McDonald, Anton Nel and Andre-Michel Schub.


2016 Competition Repertoire

Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

  1. Moderato
  2. Allegretto
  3. Finale. Presto
Percy Grainger: Country Gardens (1918)
Henri Dutilleux: Sonata III: Choral et Variations

Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

  1. Waltz Op.70 No. 2
  2. Waltz Op.34 No.3
  1. Préambule
  2. Pierrot
  3. Arlequin
  4. Valse Noble
  5. Eusebius
  6. Florestan
  7. Coquette
  8. Réplique (Sphinxes)
  9. Papillons X. A.S.C.H. – S.C.H.A:Lettres Dansantes
  10. Chiarina
  11. Chopin
  12. Estrella
  13. Reconnaissance
  14. Pantalon et Colombine
  15. Valse allemande. Intermezzo: Paganini
  16. Aveu
  17. Promenade
  18. Pause
  19. Marche des ‘Davidsbundler’ contre les Philistins

Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

  1. Allegro con fuoco ma non troppo
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro
  4. Allegro
  1. A♭ Major
  2. F minor
  3. F Major
  4. A minor
  5. E minor
  6. G♯ minor
  7. C♯ minor
  8. D♭ Major
  9. G♭ Major
  10. B minor
  11. A minor
  12. C minor
Charles Gounod/Franz Liszt: Waltz from ‘Faust’

Round 2: Accompaniment/Chamber Music

  1. Allegretto ben moderato
  2. Allegro
  3. Ben moderato: Recitative-Fantasia
  4. Allegretto poco mosso
  1. Allegro brillante
  2. In modo d’una marcia. Un poco largarmente
  3. Scherzo: Molto vivace
  4. Allegro ma non troppo

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

  1. Allegro
  2. Larghetto
  3. Allegretto

Round 2: 19th or 20th Century Concerto

  1. Andante. Allegro
  2. Tema con variazioni
  3. Allegro, ma non troppo