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International Music Talent Competition Spring 2012 

The American Protégé International Music Talent Competition Spring 2012 was open to all instrumentalists (piano, winds, strings, brass, traditional, etc), vocalists and traditional folk and jazz groups of all nationalities and countries.

Awards 

First Place Winners Recital took place on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 3:30 PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Six $300 Scholarship Awards were granted to the following winners: Jazzlyn Thedrica Cheryl Wibawa, Janice Carissa, Ryan Ferguson, Rui Fernando, Pusaka Piano Duo, Piano Trio/Six Hands: Jesslyn Cheryl Handoko, Aurelia Estrella Handoko, Gabriella Prisca Handoko.

Scholarship Award Winners will receive:

  • Gala performance at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City in  2012-2013 Season;
  • Five Complimentary Tickets;
  • Memorable Certificate of Recognition;
  • Professional photos of the performance at Carnegie Hall.

American Protégé Star Performer Award Winner

JANICE CARISSA, 13, was born in Surabaya, Indonesia, on July 26th 1998. Her talent was supported by Jaya Suprana and her mother , Sienny Debora , also her aunty Ivon Maria. Now she is a scholarship student of Cita Hati Junior High School Surabaya grade 8. In 2011 she performed at Presidential Palace in Bogor to entertain the President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and in separate venue – Ministers of the Cabinet Indonesia Bersatu II. In 2011 she also performed at the Sydney Opera House (Australia) for The Fantastic Sound of Two Pianos together with her brother Ryan Ferguson . She was invited to perform at the Theatre Hall of The Lipinski Academy of Music & Ryszard Bukowski and at Grand Concert Hall, The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music (Wroclaw, Poland). In 2010, Janice performed for Duo Piano Recital Masterpiece All Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance in Surabaya & Jakarta, followed by Duo Piano Recital Masterpiece of Jaya Suprana, in Jakarta, Indonesia in 2011. Janice passed with Honors for Modern Piano Licentiate Diploma Performer from Australian New Zealand Cultural Art when she was 13. In 2008 she took part in four Successful concert, two in Rimini, one in Casena and Ragusa (Italy). She got the Top Prize Winner and The Best Duo Piano at the International Piano Competition when she was 8, and was invited to performed at Weill Recital Hall Carnegie Hall, New York University, Redford University (Minnesota). Janice received Honorary Citizen from the mayor of one of Arkansas cities, Mark Atodala.

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International Music Talent Competition Spring 2012 Winners:

 

Name Age Country/State
Judges’ Favorite Award Winner:
Ryan Ferguson, piano 16 Surabaya, Indonesia
Student of Sienny Debora    
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vk78tsyoPlk&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Scholarship Award Winner:
Jazzlyn Thedrica Cheryl Wibawa, piano 9 Surabaya, Indonesia
Student of Sienny Debora    
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gm1Cl_6lzas&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Judges’ Distinction Award Winners:
Gabriella Prisca Handoko, piano 11 Surabaya, Indonesia
Student of Sienny Debora    
Meagan Wu, cello 16 San Diego, CA
Student of Ruslan Biryukov    
Piano Trio/Six Hands:    
Jesslyn Cheryl Handoko 5 Surabaya, Indonesia
Aurelia Estrella Handoko 9 Surabaya, Indonesia
Gabriella Prisca Handoko 11 Surabaya, Indonesia
Students of Sienny Debora    
Piano Duo/Four Hands:    
Janice Carissa 13 Surabaya, Indonesia
Ryan Ferguson 16 Surabaya, Indonesia
Students of Sienny Debora    
     
First Place Winners:
Jesslyn Cheryl Handoko, piano 5 Surabaya, Indonesia
Student of Sienny Debora    
Michelle Harianto, piano 6 Kediri, Indonesia
Student of Sienny Debora    
Madeleine Park, flute 9 Singapore
Student of Larisa Tupitsina    
Aurelia Estrella Handoko, piano 9 Surabaya, Indonesia
Student of Sienny Debora    
Elijah Abraham, flute 9 Western Australia
Student of Neil Fisenden    
Bethanie Liu, recorder 9 Hong Kong
Student of Chan Ho Yan    
Sara Stevens, voice 11 Marietta, GA
Student of Heather Witt    
Michelle Koh, cello 12 Irvine, CA
Student of Sarah Koo    
Rui Fernando, piano 14 Surabaya, Indonesia
Student of Sienny Debora    
Beatrice, piano 24 Surabaya, Indonesia
Student of Sienny Debora    
Martha Noviana, piano 29 Surabaya, Indonesia
Student of Sienny Debora    

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS!

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