We’re happy to announce this year’s winners of AFAF’s International Music Competition ”Golden Era of Romantic music 2022″.
 
We would like to thank everyone who participated and encourage those who did not win this year to try again during the next season.
Please make checks payable to Art & Music Unlimited,
and send it to the American Fine Arts Festival, P.O. Box 106, Holmdel, NJ 07733.
The Deadline is November 25, 2022. The recital fee is non-refundable.

 
  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on May 21 or June 11, 2022 at 2 pm.
  • Participation in a special concert at the Robert Schumann Museum in Zwickau, Germany during the course of the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe – TBA.
  • *Recital Fee*: $400. This fee includes participation in the concert, five tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.
  • $300 scholarship for the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe 2023.
 

A. 6-10 years of age

Sean Ishikawa, violin, Japan/USA
Teacher: Mio Unosawa Herzog

 

B. 11-14 years of age

Sofie Fang, piano, MA
Teacher: Margarita Kotlyarova

 

Zijia Cao, piano, OH
Teacher: Xiao-Ling Anderson

 

Vivian Kao, piano, CA
Teacher: Erna Gulabyan

 

Serena Wu, piano, OH
Teacher: Xiao-Ling Anderson

 

Amber Lin, piano, CA
Teacher: Dr. Judy Huang

 

James Tsaggaris, piano, CA
Teacher: Nataly Gingis

 

Ryan Lee, cello, CA
Teacher: Brady Anderson

 

C. 15-18 years of age

Emma Crasnitchi, piano, VA
Teacher: Dr. Irina Koulikova

 

Jayden Ham, clarinet, CA
Teacher: Hye Min Yun

 

Lucas Taylor, piano, TX
Teacher: George Variames

 

Sabrina Liu, piano, CA
Teacher: Lilit Babayan

 

Aditya Das, piano, MD
Teacher: Dr. Irina Koulikova

 

Phoebe Shi, piano, OH
Teacher: Xiao-Ling Anderson

 

Lucas Choi, cello, CA
Teacher: Kyeong Hwa Kim

 

David Xiong, piano, MA
Teacher: Max Levison

 

Luke Owyang, piano, CA
Teacher: Miranda Wu

 

Claire Guo, piano, VA
Teacher: Dr. Irina Koulikova

 

Steven Yoon, cello, CA
Teacher: Kyeong Hwa Kim

 

D. College students

Madison Weiss, piano, CA
Teacher: Dr. Grace Fong

 
  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – TBA.
  • Participation in a special concert at the Robert Schumann Museum in Zwickau, Germany during the course of the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe in August 2023.
  • *Recital Fee*: $400. This fee includes participation in the concert, five tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.
  • $200 scholarship for the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe 2023.
 

A. 6-10 years of age

Nila Bharathan, piano, MA
Teacher: Margarita Kotlyarova

 

B. 11-14 years of age

SophiaTatar, piano, MA
Teacher: Margarita Kotlyarova

 

Sofie Fang, piano, MA
Teacher: Margarita Kotlyarova

 

Gahyeon (Alice) Yoon, clarinet, CA
Teacher: Katie Ryu

 

Brandon Ha, cello, CA
Teacher: Kyeong Hwa Kim

 

C. 15-18 years of age

Annelise Ossi, violin, FL
Teacher: Melissa Barrett

 

Sihyeon (Melody) Yoon, cello, CA
Teacher: Kyeong Hwa Kim

 

Otto Montgomery, piano, CA
Teacher: Arkady Serper

 

E. Amateur adults

Jessie Li, piano, DC
Teacher: Dr. Irina Koulikova