International Concerto Competition 2016

International Concerto Competition 2016 was open to all instruments, including strings, piano, voice and winds. Participants were required to submit video/audio recording materials for the audition. 

Participants from across the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Austria, Germany, Greece, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Poland, China, South Korea, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, have applied for the Competition.

Eligibility

We invited school students and adults to participate in the Competition. There is no age limit for the adult participants.

Multiple winners have been chosen in each of the following age groups:

School Students:   Adults (19 and older):
 12 and under Amateur without professional degree
 13 – 18  College students and professional musicians
Awards 

Winners will perform on

  • Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 11:30AM and 3:30PM at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall (limited placement)
  • Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 3:30PM at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall (limited placement)
  • Saturday, November 26, at 7:30PM at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
  • Sunday, November 27, at 1:00PM at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City

$1,000 Grand Cash Prize, $350 Scholarship and other Special Awards were granted based on the judges’ recommendations.

Judges

International panel of qualified judges will evaluate audition materials. All judges are independent, and their students are not allowed to apply this season. The concert pianist and teacher Ms. Irina Kaufman-Brookes (U.K./Russia) is invited as a Chairwoman of the Concerto Competition 2016. A graduate from the Moscow Gnessin Academy of Music, classes of Prof. E. Lieberman and Prof. L. Naumov, Ms. Kaufman-Brookes won a number of the International Competitions and performed as a solo and chamber ensemble pianist with the Bolshoi Theater, Stanislavskiy and Nemirovich – Danchenko Opera Theatre, and many orchestras across the Europe and USA.

International Concerto Competition 2016 Results 

 $1,000 Grand Cash Prize Winners (split)

Caroline Fischer, 31, from Berlin, Germany, studied in Berlin, Mannheim, Geneva, Oslo, Hamburg and passed all eight final examinations with outstanding achievement, including two concert exams. Caroline has given concerts in major concert halls: Konzerthaus Berlin, Philharmonie Berlin, Seoul Arts Center, Musikhalle Hamburg, Gumho Art Hall Seoul, Beijing Forbidden City Concert Hall, Shenzhen Concert Hall, Wiener Konzerthaus. She has played with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Korean Chamber Ensemble, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra, New Symphony Orchestra Berlin and at the International Steinway Piano Festival, EXPO Hanover and Yeosu, Schleswig Holstein-Musikfestival. Caroline gave concerts during the state visits of the former German Federal President Roman Herzog to South Korea and Mongolia and performed in “Bellevue” castle Berlin for former Federal Chancellor Helmut Kohl and Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. She has won 36 prizes and awards (first prizes, gold medals, public prizes) in national and international competitions: “Jugend musiziert” Competition, International Steinway Piano Competition Berlin, International Queen Sophie Charlotte Competition, International Competition for Young People Berlin, Köster Classic Preis-Klassik Radio Hamburg, Lions Club Mannheim Music Competition, Vienna Grand Prize Virtuoso, Classic Superstar Award and has released two CDs (Label Genuin). Caroline Fischer
An accomplished violinist named as the Hong Kong Young Musician of the Year in 2006, Hong Kiu Mak has performed around the world including in London, Prague, Warsaw, Athens and Beijing. A regular performer in the Windsor Festival, Hong Kiu has most memorably performed before Queen Elizabeth II in Her Majesty’s Jubilee. More recently, he was selected to a masterclass by world-renowned violinist Leonidas Kavakos. Hong Kiu’s success is marked by his winning both the violin concerto competitions for age 18 or under and for age 15 or under (at age 11 and 10 respectively) in the Hong Kong Music Festival. An accomplished pianist, he has also won the 13th and 14th Hong Kong (Asia) Piano Open Competitions. He obtained Grade 8 violin at the age of 8 and LTCL Advanced Diploma at the age of 11, all with distinction. Currently, he is under the tutelage of Prof. Maciej Rakowski. Strings Competition Winner 
Jury’s Favorite Award Winner (Scholarship and Plaque Trophy)
Darya List, 10, received her first violin lessons at age four at the Jehuda-Halevi-Center in Vienna. In 2012, she was admitted as youngest student into the University of Music Graz. Currently she is studying in Vienna with Nicolas Koeckert and Anna Kandinskaya. Darya attended master classes with Petru Munteanu, Kurt Sassmannshaus and Sergey Kravchenko. She won 8 first prizes at international competitions in Italy, Czech Republic, Romania, Belgium, and Slovenia. Her debut orchestra performance, Darya gave at the age of eight with NSO Berlin (Sarasate’s Introduction and Tarantella). 2015 she was a soloist with the Capella Istropolitana, the Orchestra Classica Alessandria. Recently, her four concerts with the Slovak Sinfonietta (Mendelssohn, Sarasate, and Saint-Saens) have all been given standing ovations. Darya has also performed at the International Summer Academy of Salzburg Mozarteum, in Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, Russia, Romania and Estonia. She plays a ¾ Andreas Ferdinany Mayr violin.  Darya List
Judges’ Distinction Award (Plaque Trophy) Winners
Nikolay Marinov was born on 8th April, 2001 in the town of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. In 2008 he started studying at the Plovdiv School of Music, where he has been taught piano by Svetlana Koseva. Nikolay has won more than 30 First Prizes and 5 GRAND PRIX from International Competitions all over the world.  Until now he played with the Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Plovdiv Symphony Orchestra, State Opera Stara Zagora and Vratsa Symphony Orchestra. Nikolay was the winner of the prize of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria and the President of Republic Bulgaria for high creative success and a number of awards and prizes. Nikolay
Woojin Nam, 15, lives in San Ramon, CA, and attends Dougherty Valley High School. She started Cello at the age of 7. Nam has been studying with Jonathan Koh since 2013. Starting 2013, Nam has competed in a multiple of competitions such as the VOCE competition (San Francisco Branch, 1st place, 2015) USIMC (2nd- place 2015, 3rd- place 2014), and Classic Alive Young Artists and have received numerous awards. She had the opportunity to perform as a soloist at the Peninsula Youth Orchestra concert as a winner of its annual concerto competition in 2015. She has also been a part of the Cal Music Prep chamber music program since 2014 and is expanding her experiences in chamber music- related competitions and concerts. In addition to cello, Nam also enjoys playing piano and guitar and in her free time, she enjoys listening to music. Strings Competition Winner

 

NAME AGE CITY, STATE/COUNTRY
Age Group 12 and under:
FIRST PLACE WINNERS
Lauren Yoon, violin 7 Frisco, TX
Student of Nicolette Solomon    
Mozart, Concerto No. 3 in G Major    
Hannah Park, violin 8 Seoul, South Korea
Student of Kang, Yull Hee    
Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 12,  No. 1    
Yoko Mukai, piano 9 Kato, Japan
Student of Kikuchi Reiko    
Mozart, Piano Concerto No.5 in D Major, K 175    
Darya List, violin 10 Vienna, Austria
Student of Prof. Nicolas Koeckert and Prof. Anna Kandinskaya    
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto op. 64    
Ian Maloney, cello 11 Hackensack, NJ
Student of Madeleine Golz    
Lalo, Cello Concerto in D Minor, I Mvt    
Julia  Jones, violin 11 New York, NY
Student of Viktor Basis    
Saint-Saens, Concerto No.3 in B, I Mvt    
Matthew Chang, violin 11 Los Angeles, CA
Student of Elmer Su    
Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, I Mvt.    
Beatrice Chen, viola 12 Chicago, IL
Student of Desiree Ruhstrat    
Walton, Viola Concerto    
Sean Kim, cello 12 Ellicott City, MD
Student of Alicia Ward    
Haydn, Concerto in C Major, Hob. VIIb. 1    
Susan Lee, violin 12 San Diego, CA
Student of Michael Tseitlin    
Paganini, Concerto No. 1 in D Major    
Cello Duo:   Anaheim Hills, CA
Aiden Kim 7  
Zachary Kim 7  
Students of Sangwon Cho    
Kummer, Three Duets Opus 22, for Two Cellos    
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
Leo Bailey-Yang, piano 8 Manchester, United Kingdom
Student of Simon Bottomley    
Chopin, Fantaisie-Impromptu, Op. 66    
Grace Chen, piano 9 Garnet Valley, PA
Student of Jennifer Chen    
Mendelssohn , Concerto No. 2  in D Minor, Op. 40, Mvt. III    
Sophie Deng, cello 9 Stillwater, OK
Student of Dr. Meredith Blecha-Wells    
Haydn, Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, I Mvt    
Sophia  Zhao, violin 12 Los Gatos, CA
Student of Ann Kerobyan    
Lalo, Symphonie Espagnole Op. 21 in D Minor. I Mvt    
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
Scot Fan, violin 7 Box Hill, Australia
Student of Cong Gu    
Komarovsky, Concerto No. 2    
Emily Meimei Ai, cello 9 Karaka, New Zealand
Student of Dr. Lisa Chung    
Haydn, Cello Concerto in C Major, I Mvt    
Tasha Piyabongkarn, piano 10 Medina, MN
Student of Dr. Megan Wallace and Dr. Christopher Wallace    
Mozart, Concerto No. 23 In A Major K. 488, I Mvt.    
Anastasia Crosier, violin 11 Richland, WA
Student of Frank Lu    
Accolay, Concerto number 1 in A Minor    
and Bach, Concerto number 1 in A Minor    
Daniel Kang, violin 11 Calgary, Canada
Student of Bill van der Sloot    
Haydn, Concerto No. 2 in G Major    
Noah Chen, cello 11 Chicago, IL
Student of Hans Jurgen Jensen    
Lalo, Allegro Vivace    
Emily Tong, piano 12 Flushing, NY
Student of Joan Forsyth    
Haydn, Concerto in D Major Hob. XVIII:11, III Mvt    
Gabriel Sun, piano 12 Greenacres, FL
Student of Olga Konovalova    
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54    
Mak Mihevc, piano 12 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Student of Prof. Zoltan Peter    
Grieg, Piano Concerto    
Vatsal Vemuri, piano 12 Dallas, TX
Student of Dr. Bret Serrin    
Mendelssohn, Concerto No. 1, I Mvt    
HONORABLE MENTION
Erik  Midkiff, violin 10 Blacksburg, VA
Student of Vladimir Kromin    
Bach, Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, III Mvt    
Isaac  Lee, cello 11 Parkville, Australia
Student of Zoe Knighton    
Boccherini, Concerto in G Major I and II Mvt    
Lian Levine, piano 11 New York, NY
Student of Dr. Joan Forsyth    
Kabalevsky, Concerto No. 3, Op. 50    
Ryan Lee, piano 11 Copley, OH
Student of Tatsuya Nagashima    
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, I Mvt.    
Age Group 13 to 18:
FIRST PLACE WINNERS
Anabella Cheong, piano 13 Aliso Viejo, CA
Student of Kevin Fitz-Gerald    
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor Op. 37, I Mvt    
Edward Jung, violin 14 San Jose, CA
Student of Byung Woo Kim    
Vieuxtemps, Violin Concerto No. 5 Op. 37    
Joshua Kim, violin 14 Santa Clara, CA
Student of Ann Kerobyan    
Wieniawski, Concerto No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 22, I and III Mvt    
Nikolay Marinov, piano 14 Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Student of Svetlana Koseva    
Saint- Saens, Piano Concerto No. 2, I Mvt.    
Bjon Li, cello 15 Markham, Canada
Student of Andras Weber and Aster Lai    
Elgar, Concerto in E Minor, I and II Mvt    
Brendan Bourges-Sevenier, cello 15 Santa Clara, CA
Student of Kim Kyeong-Hwa    
Elgar, Cello concerto E Minor Op. 85    
Celine Tseng, piano 15 Buena Park, CA
Student of Molly Nguyen    
Saint-Saens, Concerto No. 2 in G Minor Mov. 3    
Chae Yoon (Gemma) Baek, B Clarinet 15 San Diego, CA
Student of Vladimir Goltsman    
Von Weber, Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in E Flat Major Op.74    
Daniel Liu, flute 15 San Jose, CA
Student of David Huang and Lilin Chen    
Mozart, Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major, I Mvt    
Jason Xu, clarinet 15 San Jose, CA
Student of Weiwei Xu    
Weber, Concerto No. 1 in F Minor. III Mvt    
Ji Heon Kim, clarinet 15 Fort Lee, NJ
Student of Larry Guy    
Kovacs, Hommage a M. de Falla    
Katie Sesi, violin 15 Ann Arbor, MI
Student of Judy Blank    
Wieniawski, Polonaise de Concert, Op. 4    
Kevin Su, piano 15 Boyds, MD
Student of Marjorie Lee
Rachmaninoff, Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2, I Mvt
Max Bobby, cello 15 Larchmont, NY
Student of Sieun Lin and Richard Aaron    
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme    
Megan Chang, violin 15 Los Angeles, CA
Student of Elmer Su    
Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, I Mvt    
Ryan Su, cello 15 Los Altos, CA
Student of Amy Hsieh    
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major    
Vikram Iyer, violin 15 Saratoga, CA
Student of Ann Kerobyan    
Saint Saens, Violin concerto No.3, Op 61, 3rd Mvt.    
Woojin Nam, cello 15 San Ramon, CA
Student of Jonathan Koh    
Edward Elgar, Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85, IV Mvt    
Daniel Yang, cello 16 Pleasanton, CA
Student of Jonathan Koh    
Saint Saens, Cello Concerto No. 1    
Diane Jo, violin 16 Pleasanton, CA
Student of Ju-Yi Peng    
Korngold, Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35    
Elvin Hsieh, violin 16 Mountain View, CA
Student of Chen Zhao    
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto Op. 35 in D Major, III Mvt    
and Kabalevsky, Violin Concerto in C Major, Op. 48, II Mvt    
Emma Wernig, viola 16 Woodland Hills, CA
Student of Helen Callus    
Walton, The Viola Concerto, I Mvt    
Hong Kiu Mak, violin 16 Windsor, United Kingdom
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E Minor    
James  He, violin 16 Woodbridge, CT
Student of Shan Jiang    
Bruch, Violin Concerto in G Minor, I Mvt    
Joey Lau, violin 16 Singapore
Student of Edward Tan    
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64 I Mvt    
John Skiera, cello 16 Armonk, NY
Student of Deborah Park    
Dvorak, Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104, II Mvt    
Johnathan Wu, violin 16 Plano, TX
Student of Jan M Sloman    
Dvorak, Violin Concerto A Minor    
Ming-Yu Hsu, viola 16 Philadelphia, PA
Student of Hsin-Yun Huang and Hung-Wei Huang    
Bach, Suite No.4 Prelude, Courante    
Vivian Xu, piano 16 East Brunswick, NJ
Student of Ingrid Clarfield    
Tchaikovsky , Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor Op. 23, III Mvt    
Allison Kao, piano 17 Shaker Heights, OH
Student of Ella Karasik    
Saint-Saens, Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor    
Maia Schmidt, violin 17 Caldwell, NJ
Student of Elizabeth Faidley    
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E Minor, I Mvt    
Samantha Silverstein, violin 17 New Providence, NJ
Student of Khullip Jeung    
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No. 1 Op. 19,  I Mvt    
Sofia Hashemi-Asasi, violin 17 La Jolla, CA
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto Op. 35, III Mvt    
Wangshu Xiang, cello 17 Natick, MA
Student of Allison Eldredge    
Herbert, Cello Concerto No. 2 in E Minor, III Mvt    
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
Angela Ryu, violin 14 Palo Alto, CA
Student of Byung Woo Kim    
Bruch, Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor    
Benjamin Shih, viola 14 Santa Clara, CA
Student of Yen-yin Lee    
Martinu, Rhapsody-concerto    
Claire Kim, cello 14 Beverly Hills, CA
Student of Dr. Richard Naill    
Saint-Saens, Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 33    
Eirena Li, piano 14 Potomac, MD
Student of Hyun Park    
Mozart, Allegro Assai, Concerto in D Major, K451    
Kyle Shin, piano 14 Akron, OH
Student of Tatsuya Nagashima    
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 Op. 23, I Mvt.    
Thomas Lim, cello 14 Saratoga, CA
Student of Jonathan Koh    
Shostakovich, Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major, I Mvt    
Erin  Suh, violin 15 New York, NY
Student of Hannah Choi    
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64, I Mvt    
Jenny Wang, clarinet 15 San Jose, CA
Student of Janet Averett    
Von Weber, Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F Minor Op. 73, III Mvt    
Jenny Yao, piano 15 Mount Pleasant, SC
Student of Ran Dank    
Schumann, Concerto in A Minor Op. 54, I Mvt.    
Jessica Kuo, cello 15 San Ramon, CA
Student of Jonathan Koh    
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme, Theme, Var 1, 2, Cadenza, 6, 7    
Mimi Konieczny, violin 15 Atlanta, GA
Student of Jessica Shuang Wu    
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64, III Mvt    
Shang Chen Chen, piano 15 Wellington, FL
Student of Irena Kofman    
Beethoven, Concerto No. 2 Op. 19, I Mvt    
Annie Zhao, flute 16 Gaithersburg, MD
Student of Dr. Carolyn Oh    
Reinecke, Flute Concerto in D Major    
Daniel Meling, violin 16 Champaign, IL
Student of Igor Kalnin    
Bruch, Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor    
Jocelyn Chen, violin 16 Phoenix, AZ
Student of Susanne Rothaar    
Lalo, Symphonie Espagnole Op. 21    
Maho Morikawa, harp 16 San Diego, CA
Student of Elena Mashkovtseva    
Boieldieu, Concerto for Harp in C Major    
Melissa Yamada, violin 16 Weston, MA
Student of Magdalena Richter    
Barber, Violin Concerto Op. 14, I Mvt    
Peter Wang, piano 16 West Roxbury, MA
Student of Natalia Harlap    
Schumann, Piano Concerto, in A Minor, Op. 54, I Mvt    
and Saint-Saens, Piano concerto, No. 2 in G Minor, Op 22, I Mvt.    
Christopher Tang, piano 17 Redwood City, CA
Student of Sujeeva Hapugalle    
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor    
Derek Kartalian, marimba 17 Great Falls, VA
Student of Doug Wallace    
Miyoshi, Torse III, IV Mvt    
Jonathan Lai, double bass 17 New York, NY
Student of Eugene Levinson    
Simandl, Concerto in G Major    
and Dittersdorf, Concerto No. 1 in D Major, I Mvt    
Maggie Nawyn, piano 17 Brigham City, UT
Student of Luke Hancock and Gary Amano    
Shostakovich, Concert No. 2, I Mvt    
Sarah  Hoffman, violin 18 Rockville, MD
Student of Ara Sarkissian    
Barber, Violin Concerto Op. 14, I Mvt    
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
Ankur Mukhopadhyay, piano 13 Lake Elsinore, CA
Student of Dr. Kevin Fitz-Gerald    
Beethoven, Concerto No. 1 Op. 15, I Mvt    
Alexander Kim, violin 13 Los Angeles, CA
Student of Johnny Nam    
Bruch, Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, II Mvt    
and Vivaldi, Concerto in A Minor RV 356 Op. 3 No. 6    
Kyoko Saito, violin 13 Eastchester, NY
Student of Muneko Otani    
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto Op. 64    
William Wang, violin 14 Pittsburgh, PA
Student of Monique Mead    
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64    
Daisy Lee, violin 15 San Jose, CA
Student of Pat Burnham    
Sarasate, Carmen Fantasy    
Emma Cockerell, violin 15 Palo Alto, CA
Student of Pat Burnham    
Barber, Violin Concerto Op. 14    
Alexa  Shin, piano 16 Akron, OH
Student of Tatsuya Nagashima    
Grieg, Piano Concerto Op. 16, I Mvt.    
Christine Cho, Piano 16 Rockville, MD
Student of Hyun Park    
Mendelssohn, Concerto in G Minor Op. 25    
John Hsu, piano 16 San Diego, CA
Student of Tatiana Stignev and Mao Ronald    
Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto No. 1 Op. 25 in G Minor, I Mvt.    
TImothy Chang, violin 16 San Jose, CA
Student of Zhao Wei    
Lalo, Symphonie Espagnole, I Mvt    
Chisato Fuji, piano 17 Walton, KY
Student of Hitomi Koyama    
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, I Mvt    
Leo  Kitano, cello 17 San Francisco, CA
Student of Eric Sung    
Shostakovich, Concerto No.1, I Mvt    
HONORABLE MENTION
Flora Hon, cello 15 Palo Alto, CA
Student of Amy Hsieh    
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E Minor, IV Mvt    
Jennifer  Lin, violin 15 Houston, TX
Student of Joanna Becker    
Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, I Mvt    
Phoebe  Aaronson, flute 15 Mountain View, CA
Student of Chin-Fei Chan    
Mozart, Concerto K. 314, III Mvt    
Hayes Way, piano 17 Hawkinsville , GA
Student of Jane Bickley and Jonathan Baker    
Haydn, Piano Concerto in D Major    
FINALISTS
Tyra Shin, piano 13 Akron, OH
Student of Tatsuya Nagashima    
Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto No. 1, I Mvt.    
Eduardo Chocron, violin 14 Aventura, FL
Student of Rosa Rabinovich    
Mozart , Concerto No. 3    
Christopher Yang, viola 15 San Diego, CA
Student of Michael Tseitlin    
Bartok, Viola Concerto, III Mvt    
Ann Nan Yan, piano 16 Copley, OH
Student of Tatsuya Nagashima    
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto No. 2, I Mvt    
Johanna Alstott, oboe 16 Guilford, CT
Student of Olav van Hezewijk and Marta Boratgis    
Mozart, Oboe Concerto in C Major, III Mvt    
College students and professional musicians
FIRST PLACE WINNERS
Francesca Bonaita, violin 18 Milan, Italy
Student of Sergej Krylov and Salvatore Accardo    
Tchaikovsky, Violin concerto Op. 35, I Mvt    
Annelle Gregory, violin 20 San Diego, CA
Student of Glenn Dicterow and Michael Tseitlin    
Sibelius, Violin Concerto, Op. 47    
Hsin-Jou Lee, piano 21 Indiana, PA
Student of Sun Min Kim    
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 3, I Mvt    
Namuun Tsend-Ayush, violin 21 Decorah, IA
Student of Igor Kalnin    
Prokofiev, Concerto No.2, I Mvt.    
Jakub Fraczek, Marimba 23 Cracow, Poland
Student of Jan Pilch    
Sejourne, Concerto for Marimba and Strings    
Brian Lam, piano 24 Brooklyn, NY
Student of Dr. Adam Kent    
Chopin, Piano Concerto in E Minor, p. 11, I Mvt    
and Bach, Italian Concerto in F, II Mvt    
Bingqing Xia, violin 25 Mount Pleasant, MI
Student of Fangye Sun    
Barber, Violin concerto, Op. 14, I Mvt    
Xingni  Xiao, Harp 25 Houston, TX
Student of Paula Page    
Ginastera, Harp Concerto    
Zhulinzi Wen, piano 25 Boston, MA
Student of Gila Goldstein    
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 5    
Eun Kyung Oh, flute 26 Shinpyung Dangjin, South Korea
Student of Min Park    
Mozart, Concerto No.2    
Ting Yao, violin 26 Cincinnati, OH
Student of Piotr Milewski and Cheng Xiong    
Sibelius, Violin Concerto, I Mvt.    
Youbin Jun, cello 26 New York, NY
Student of Paul Katz and Julia Lichten    
Dvorak, Cello Concerto in B min    
Jiyeon Choi, piano 28 Providence, RI
Student of Luiz de Moura Castro    
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58, II and III Mvt    
Yuting  Li, piano 28 Cincinnati, OH
Student of Ian Hobson    
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, I and II Mvt    
Youngki Lee, flute 30 Bloomington, IN
Student of Thomas Robertello    
Mozart, Flute Concerto No.1, I and II Mvt    
Caroline Fischer, piano 31 Berlin, Germany
Student of Prof. Pascal Devoyon and Prof. Einar Steen-Nakleberg    
Grieg, Piano Concerto op. 16 in A Minor    
Hwayoung Noh, piano 31 Lubbock, TX
Student of William Westney    
Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18, I Mvt    
Flute and Marimba Duo:    
Kalina Majewska, flute 22 Bialograd, Poland
Student of Dr. Elzbieta Wolenska and Aleksandra Golaj    
Magdalena Myrczik, percussion 22 Ruda Śląska, Poland
Student of Prof. Jacek Wota and Aleksandra Golaj    
Schnyder , Concerto for Flute, Percussion and Strings    
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
Georgia Lazaridou, piano 18 Thessaloniki, Greece
Student of Christos Noulis and Maria Asteriadou    
Haydn, Concerto in D Major    
Munkhshur Enkhbold, piano 24 Boca Raton, FL
Student of Roberta Rust    
Ravel , Piano Concerto    
Mo Xu, piano 27 Coralville, IA
Student of Uriel Tsachor    
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor Op. 16, I Mvt    
Yi-Qing Tang, piano 27 Tucson, AZ
Student of Dr. John Milbauer    
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 2 Op. 16, I Mvt    
Evgeny Zvonnikov, violin 28 Wichita, KS
Sibelius, Violin Concerto Op. 47, I Mvt    
Bora Lee, piano 30 Champaign, IL
Student of William Heiles and Sedmara Rutstein    
Kapustin, Jazz Concert Etude No. 1    
Mo-ah Kim, piano 31 Cincinnati, OH
Student of Eugene and Elisabeth Pridonoff    
Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 3 Op. 30, I Mvt    
THIRD PLACE WINNERS
Daniel Johnson, violin 21 San Francisco, CA
Student of Wei He    
Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major    
Bomin Park, piano 28 Cincinnati, OH
Student of James Tocco    
Chopin , Piano Concerto No. 1, I Mvt.    
Chloe Rice, piano 36 Silver Spring, MD
Student of Dr. Nikita Fitenko    
Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor Op. 18    
HONORABLE MENTION
Taylor  Zinn, violin 20 Laguna Niguel , CA
Student of Rocky Lee    
Dvorak, Violin Concerto in A Minor, I Mvt    
FINALISTS
Zhaoyang Wang, Vocal 19 Liuyang, China
Student of Lanqing Lu and Lei Lu    
Handle, Ombra Mai Fu    
Mingyang Song, Voice 22 Kiamusze, China
Student of Lanqing Lu    
Puccini, E Lucevan Le Stelle    

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS!

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