Ninth Competition

October 15-21, 2006

Prizes

FIRST PRIZE : Gold Medal and $15,000
Solo recital performance in the Music from Saint Mark’s Series
SECOND PRIZE : Silver Medal and $10,000

THIRD PRIZE : Bronze Medal and $5,000

FOURTH PRIZE : $2,500
FIFTH PRIZE : $2,000
SEMIFINAL ROUND SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS: $700 each
BEST PERFORMANCE AWARDS: $1,000 each

Alexey Koltakov (Ukraine/Australia) Gold Medal
Grace Fong (USA) Bronze Medal
Michael Mizrahi (USA) Bronze Medal
(No Silver Medal awarded)

Best Performance of the Commissioned Work: Alexey Koltakov
Best Performance of a Classical Work: Grace Fong
Best Performance of a Romantic Work: Alexey Koltakov

Finalists

Vicky Chow, China/Canada
Svetlana Smolina, Russia/USA

Semifinalists

Christopher Guzman, USA
Judy Huang, Taiwan
Esther Park, Korea/USA
Yukiko Sekino, Japan
Rui Shi, China

Contestant Selection Jury

Timothy Woolsey
Andrea Sokol-Albert
Kiyoshi Tamagawa

Competition Jury

Daniel Pollack, Chairman, USA
Robin McCabe, USA
William Wolfram, USA

Commissioned Composer

Ronn Yedidia
Rhapsody

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