For assistance or further information, contact 

Lester Senter Wilson, DMA

Executive Director

(O) 601-946-2063     



All of contributions and memorials to the Wideman Piano Competition are deductible as allowed by law since the competition is a program of the Shreveport Symphony Guild,  Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization.

Make checks for donations  payable to:  
Wideman International Piano Competition, 1200 Meadowbrook Road, No 39, Jackson, MS 39206.

All contestants will be notified by November 1, 2019, whether they are accepted or not.  You will, therefore, have more than a month to make travel reservations and to practice, practice, practice!


Dominic Muzzi

Gold Medal 

The William Peyton Shehee & Virginia Kilpatrick Shehee Award


Chengcheng Yao

Silver Medal 

John & Alice Frazier (in memory of Genevieve & Carlton Frazier) and Martha & Bill Smith Awards


ChiJo Lee 

Silver Medal 

The Alta and John Franks Foundation Award

Nathan Cheung

Bronze Medal 

The Magnolia Award given by the family of Marilyn Johnson King

Yuhan Yeh 

Honorable Mention

James B Gardner Memorial Award


Eric Tran


Special Award 

Pearla Despot Award 

Aleksandra Kasman

Special Award 

Pearla Despot Award 


Rachid Bernal

Jury Discretionary Award

Norman Fisher Memorial Award 


Hyunsuk Kim

Jury Discretionary Award

Norman Fisher Memorial Award


2017 - Wang Yinio & Mei Li (Tie)

2016 - Tzu-Yin Huang

2015 - Aristo Sham

2014 - Tomer Gewirtzman

2013 - Yevgeny Yontov

2012 - Asiya Korepanova

2011 - Yue Chu

2010 - Ko-Eun Lee

2009 - Anna Bulkina

2008 - Stanislav Khristenko

2007 - Janice Fehlauer

2006 - Yoonie Han