Twelfth Competition

June 5 – 12, 2016

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 with the Fredericksburg Music Club

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: $1,500 each
JUNIOR JURY AWARD: $500

Scott Cuellar (USA) Gold Medal
Sung Chang (S Korea) Silver Medal
Osip Nikiforov (Russia) Bronze Medal

Special Recognition: Joseph Choi, USA
Special Recognition: Saetbyeol Kim, South Korea

Best Performance of the Commissioned Work: Osip Nikiforov
Best Performance of a Baroque Work: Joseph Choi
Best Performance of a Classical Work: Sung Chang
Best Performance of a Romantic Work: Scott Cuellar
Best Performance of a 20th or 21st Century Work: Saetbyeol Kim
Best Performance of a Work by a Spanish or Latin American Composer: Sung Chang
Best Performance of a Work by a Russian Composer: Scott Cuellar
Junior Jury Award: Saetbyeol Kim

Semifinalists

Jeanette Aufiero, USA
Sung-Soo Cho, South Korea
Esther Lee, USA
Liana Paniyeva, Ukraine
Alan Woo, USA
Ming Xie, China
Yevgeny Yontov, Israel

Contestant Selection Jury

Rick Rowley, United States
Christina Long, Taiwan
Ryo Yanagitani, Canada

Competition Jury

Boris Slutsky, Chairman, Russia
Jeffrey Biegel, United States
Eduardo Delgado, Argentina
Beatrice Long, Taiwan
Naoko Takao, Japan

Junior Jury

Gabriela Escalante, age 17
Erin Guetzloe, age 14
Helen Nebeker, age 18
Mark Rogers, age 17
Katherine Sheridan, age 14
Paul Overlie, age 16 (alternate)

Commissioned Composer

Matthew Mason
Bal Fantôme, Op. 4

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