32. Joshua Noronha
Etude No. 10 No. 4
Sonata, Hob XVI/52 I.
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12
Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise
Concerto No. 3 I.
Born in Perth, Australia 2001, Joshua Noronha began his piano studies at age 7 under Yoon Sen Lee. He was awarded the Emily Reinhardt Piano Scholarship, 2020 to study under the tutelage of Oleg Stepanov at the Queensland Conservatorium, Brisbane. Joshua obtained Licentiate Diplomas from both Australian Music Examinations Board and Trinity College, London with Distinction at age 15.
Joshua won his first National Competition-25th National Bernstein Junior Competition, Melbourne at age 10 and gained a growing reputation since. His other achievements include top prizes at South Suburban Music Eisteddfod, West Australian Music Teachers’ Association, Joondalup Eisteddfod, Fremantle Eisteddfod and North of Perth Festival including the People’s Choice Award.
Internationally Joshua’s major accomplishments include Lev Vlassenko International Internet Piano Competition Russia 2020, First Prize Global International Piano Competition Shenzhen, China 2018 and overall best pianist award winning a contract to perform with the Wu Han Orchestra, First Prize XIIth International Rotary Children’s Music Competition in Moscow Russia 2014 where made his concerto debut, Second Prize American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competitions in 2012 and invited to perform at Carnegie Hall.
Joshua has performed as soloist with the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra from 2014-2017. He has performed at various venues including Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition Showcase 2017, Rising Stars Music on the Terrace (Government House), Royal Schools of Music Queen’s Celebrations and St George’s Cathedral Lunchtime Concerts. Joshua was one of the youngest pianists nationally invited to perform at the inaugural Beethoven Sonatas Marathon Recital 2014 at Government House.