Seventh Competition

October 15-21, 2000

Prizes

FIRST PRIZE : Gold Medal and $10,000
SECOND PRIZE : Silver Medal and $5,000
THIRD PRIZE : Bronze Medal and $2,500
FOURTH PRIZE : $1,000
FIFTH PRIZE : $1,000
SEMIFINAL ROUND SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS: $350 each
BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE COMMISSIONED WORK: $1,000
AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD: $1,000

Naoko Takao (Japan) Gold Medal
Michael Schneider (USA) Silver Medal
Gloria Chien (Taiwan) Bronze Medal

Best Performance of the Commissioned Work: Gloria Chien
Audience Choice Award: Michael Schneider

FOURTH PRIZE : Yoshikazu Nagai, Japan
FIFTH PRIZE : Genadi Zagor, Russia/Israel

Semifinalists

Ji-Hye Chang, South Korea
Amy I-Lin Cheng, Taiwan
Juyeon Kang, Korea
Silvana Suarez Santinelli, Mexico
Sivan Silver, Israel

Contestant Selection Jury

Ruth C. Friedberg
Andrew Mihalso
John Moore

Competition Jury

Maurice Hinson, Chairman, USA
Ann Schein, USA
Ralph Votapek, USA

Commissioned Composer

Henry Martin
Praeludium XXIV and Fugue XXIV

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