John Edward Slaughter

John Edward Slaughter

“John is in 8th grade at Mills Park Middle School in Cary, NC. John began piano at five years of age and has been studying with Mrs.Olga Urick for 5 years. His piano achievements include North Carolina Federation of Music Clubs Scholarship Competitions 1st place District winner for the Elizabeth Terrell Memorial Scholarship and 2nd place for NCFMC State level (Elizabeth Terrell Memorial Scholarship), 1st place winner for Young Artist Audition Intermediate Level II, 2nd place for NCFMC State Royalty Level Lord. Multiple NCMTA District and State Honors awards. He also won 1st place for the Elite International Music Competition in 2021 and performed at the award ceremony at Carnegie Hall in NYC on February 6th 2022. John joined North Carolina Chamber Music Institute and performed with his piano quartet during 2021- 2022. John won an Excellence pianist award for NCCMI. In addition in 2022, he has won 3rd place in Young Artist Audition YA1, RPTA scholarship competition Excellence award, and for NCMTA Senior B level he was awarded as a District and State winner. John was selected and invited to study and perform at the Krakow International Piano Program in Poland in the summer of 2022.”

You can find John’s 2022 17th Century Music Competition piano performance here.