Tenth Competition

October 11-17, 2009

Prizes

FIRST PRIZE : Gold Medal and $15,000
Performance with the San Antonio Symphony
A week of chamber music concerts with Cactus Pear Music Festival
Solo recital performance in the Music from Saint Mark’s Series

SECOND PRIZE : Silver Medal and $10,000
Solo recital performance at The Arts at Coker concert series

THIRD PRIZE : Bronze Medal and $5,000

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS: $2,500 each
SEMIFINAL ROUND SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS: $1,000 each
BEST PERFORMANCE AWARDS: $1,000 each
JUNIOR JURY AWARD: $500

Ryo Yanagitani (Canada) Gold Medal
Andrea Lam (Australia) Silver Medal
Christopher Atzinger (USA) Bronze Medal

Special Recognition: Ran Jia, China
Special Recognition: Dizhou Zhao, China

Best Performance of the Commissioned Work: Christopher Atzinger
Best Performance of a Classical Work: Andrea Lam
Best Performance of a Romantic Work: Ryo Yanagitani
Best Performance of a Work by a Latin American Composer: Ryo Yanagitani
Best Performance of a Work by a Russian Composer: Andrea Lam
Junior Jury Award: Ryo Yanagitani

Semifinalists

Angelo Arciglione, Italy
Yoonjung Han, Korea
Hanchien Lee, Taiwan
Weiwen Ma, China
Alberto Nosè

Contestant Selection Jury

Robert Roux, USA
Wei-Yi Yang, Taiwan

Competition Jury

Santiago Rodriguez, Chairman, Cuba
Eduardo Delgado, Argintina
Robin McCabe, USA
Gustavo Romero, USA
Ilana Vered, Israel

Junior Jury

Kyle Carnett, age 17
Katie Ha, age 16
Julia Maters, age 16
Ellen Pavliska, age 17
Kira Sedberry, age 17
Brian White, age 16

Commissioned Composer

Joan Tower
Ivory and Ebony

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