Leanne Jin
Supported by Club 32 donor A/Prof Michael Stubbs


14 November 1999

I am excited to come home, see my family and friends and perform in the beautiful Verbrugghen Hall of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.


Winner: Stefan Kruger Scholarship 2MBS Fine Music Sydney (Sydney, Australia)
First Prize, Concerto Prize, Prize for Best Recital in Round Three and Prize for Best Performance of a Prelude and Fugue: Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition (Brisbane, Australia)
Winner: Kawai Piano Scholarship Sydney Eisteddfod (Sydney, Australia)
Winner: Piano Unit’s Concerto Competition Sydney Conservatorium of Music (Sydney, Australia)
Award Winner: Theme and Variations Foundation (Sydney, Australia)

Leanne Jin is currently completing her Master of Music degree at the Yale School of Music studying with Boris Berman. Recently she completed her Bachelor of Music Performance degree with First Class Honours at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music studying with Natalia Ricci, who continues to be her mentor.

Leanne has been invited to perform in the Encuentro Españoles Spanish Music Festival, Canberra International Music Festival, Bowral Autumn Music Festival, Phoenix Central Park and Carnegie Hall. Other highlights include solo performances with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Conservatorium Orchestra, Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra and Penrith Symphony Orchestra. She has also played in masterclasses for pianists including Marta Zabaleta, Ferenc Rados, Sa Chen, Yejin Gil, Wei-Yi Yang, Melvin Chen, Michael Endres, Vyacheslav Gryzanov, Thomas Hecht and Jan Jiracek von Arnim.

Leanne’s debut film recording with Master Performers, featuring works by Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Falla and Debussy, is due for imminent release. She will record her second DVD with Master Performers this year featuring Spanish and Latin American masterworks.


2023 Competition Performances

Preliminary Round Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital
Verbrugghen Hall
Friday 7 July 2023, 8.30pm
Preliminary Round Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital
Verbrugghen Hall
Monday 10 July 2023, 3.00pm

2023 Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

No.3 In the Silence of the Secret Night. Lento

Johann Sebastian Bach/Sergei Rachmaninoff: Preludio from Violin Partita No.3 in E major BWV 1006

No.1 in C minor Allegro agitato

No.10 Romance
No.5 Two fifths
No.12 Chorale
No.7 Divertissement

Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

No.3 La Puerta del Vino

No.9 La sérénade interrompue

No.1 Rondeña
No.2 Almeria
No.3 Triana

Semi Finals Round 1: 70-Minute Recital

No.1 Äußerst bewegt
No.2 Sehr innig und nicht zu rasch
No.3 Sehr aufgeregt
No.4 Sehr langsam
No.5 Sehr lebhaft
No.6 Sehr langsam
No.7 Sehr rasch
No.8 Schnell und spielend

No.1 Ondine
No.2 Le Gibet
No.3 Scarbo

Semi Final Round 2: Chamber Music

I. Allegro, ma non troppo
II. Improvisation. Andante cantabile
III. Finale. Andante – Allegro

No.3 Schön Rosmarin


I. Adagio sostenuto ed espressivo
II. Allegro molto più tosto presto
III. Rondo. Allegro

Introduction. Adagio
Variation I
Variation II
Variation III

Final Round 1: Concerto 1800 and Earlier

I. Allegro
II. Larghetto
III. Allegretto

Final Round 2: Post 1800 Concerto

I. Allegramente
II. Adagio assai
III. Presto