3rd Young Artists Concerto Competition 2010
Co-Chairperson: Wendy Wu and Shirley Ming Whui Yang
The 3rd Young Artists Concerto Competition was held on February 27, 2010 at the Jacobs Music Center, Lawrenceville, NJ under the direction of Chairperson, Wendy Wu and Co-Chairperson, Shirley Yang. Three judges, Dr. Stephanie Bruning, Chiu-Tze Lin and Daphne Su, heard wonderful performances from a group of 40 outstanding young artists, including 17 pianists, 12 violinists, 2 violists, 6 cellists, 1 piccolo, 1 flute and 1 horn. The judges were extremely impressed with the high caliber of performances. The judges selected Four Grand Prize Winners (Gold Medalists). They will perform with the orchestra on Sunday, 7:00 PM, May 23, 2010 at the Princeton Alliance Church , Plainsboro, New Jersey 08536.
(All winners are listed in alphabetical order)
Grand Prize Winners (4)
Sophia Bacelar - Cello - 13 - Haydn Concerto in D Major, 1st Mvmt.
Katelyn Tran - Piano - 15 - Prokofiev Concerto No. 3 in C Major, 1st Mvmt.
Paul von Autenried Jr. - Piano - 16, Rachmaninoff Concerto No.2 in C minor, 1st Mvmt.
Nathan Watts - Cello - 17 - Lalo Concerto, 1st Mvmt.
Silver Medalist (1)
Kevin Lee - Piano - 15 - Saint Saens Concerto No.2 in G Minor, Op. 22, 1st Mvmt
Bronze Medalist (6)
Niki Giermasinski - Flute - 16 - Chaminade Concertino
Patricia Hsu - Piano - 17 - Chopin Concerto No.2 in F Minor, Op.21, 1st Mvmt.
Brielle Perez - Piano - 8 - Haydn Concerto in D Major, 1st Mvmt.
Albert Wu - Violin - 17 - Sarasate Zigeunerweisen
Amy Zhang - Violin - 14 - Saint-Saens Violin Concerto in B Minor, 3rd Mvmt.
Angela Zhao - Piano - 11 - Mozart Concerto in A Major, No. 1 K.488 1st Mvmt.
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