Simon Trpceski

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Awards and Recognitions:


1994 - Second prize - Piano Competition / Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic

1995 - Second prize - Senigallia, Italy

1995 - Triple winner - Varallo and Borgosesia, Italy
          • Jury Award
          • Audience Award
          • Award for Youngest Participant

1996 - Absolute winner - Pescara, Italy
          • Second prize from the Jury (the first prize was not granted)
          • Unique Award from the Audience

1998 - Klimentna Rafajlovska Award - Student of the Generation

           (School of Music and Ballet “Ilija Nikolovski - Luj”), Skopje, Macedonia

1998 - First prize at the YAMAHA Competition / Faculty of Music, Skopje, Macedonia

2000 - Second prize - London International Piano Competition / London, UK

             Simon Trpceski-receiving the AWARD by HRH The Prince of Wales
             Simon Trpceski receiving Prize from HRH The Prince of Wales

2000 - “St. Kliment from Ohrid Award - Ohrid Izida” / Ohrid Summer Festival, Ohrid, Macedonia
            (The only Macedonian who has ever won this Award as a soloist)

2002 - The Young Artist Award - Royal Philharmonic Society / London, UK

2008 - European Contribution in 2008 - European movement, Republic of Macedonia
           (For the special merit in promotion of the Republic of Macedonia and it’s culture in Europe and also for the promotion of the European idea and values)

2008 - Medal of the I (first) Order for the honor of the Macedonian cross, by the Macedonian Orthodox Church

2009 - 13th of November Award - City of Skopje

2009 - “Presidential Order of Merit for Macedonia” by the President of the Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Gjorge Ivanov

           (For the high incline in his professional musical career as a respected pianist, with which he gave an exceptional contribution towards enrichment of the Macedonian cultural values and their worldwide acknowledgement).

Trpčeski is the youngest recipient of this kind of recognition in the history of The Republic of Macedonia

2010 - UMD Outstanding Achievement Award - United Macedonian Diaspora
            (In Recognition of His Excellent and Outstanding Achievement in the Arts)

2010 - Honorary Musician Award, Arts and Global Culture

           (Commendation by the County of Los Angeles)

2010 - Certificate of Recognition - City of Los Angeles

2010 - Certificate of Recognition - California Legislature Assembly
           (In Recognition and Appreciation for Outstanding Commitment, to Promoting, Preserving and Strengthening Macedonia’s Cultural Image through his Generous Musical Expression)

2010 - Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition - Congress of the United States - House of Representatives
           (In Honor and Recognition of his contributions to the arts and to the global culture)

Certificate of Recognition - “Mother Theresa” Foundation
Certificate of Recognition - World Macedonian Congress

2011 - National Artist of the Republic of Macedonia by the President of the Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Gjorge Ivanov and the Minister of Culture, Mrs. Elizabeta Kanceska Milevska

              (First ever title “National Artist” in the history of the Republic of Macedonia)