We’re happy to announce this year’s winners of AFAF’s International Music Competition ”Golden Era of Romantic music 2020″ (spring selection).
 
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 American Fine Arts Festival, P.O. Box 106, Holmdel, NJ 07733.
The Deadline is June 10, 2020. The recital fee is non-refundable. Detailed information about the winners’ concert will be emailed to the winners after September 10, 2020.

 
  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall
    • November 15, 2020 at 1 pm (very limited placements)
    • December 23, 2020 at 1 pm (very limited placements)
    • May 29, 2021 at 1 pm (Memorial Day weekend)
    • June 12, 2021 at 1 pm
    • June 13, 2021 at 7:30 pm
    • June 20, 2021 at 7:30 pm

  • Recital Fee: $400. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.

  • 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 2021.

  • Master class with Grigory Gruzman, professor at the Hochschule Franz Liszt in Weimar, Germany (for an additional fee).

  • $300 scholarship for the AFAF Music programs in Europe (Germany-Czech-Austria tour).

  • Winners will have the opportunity to travel to Russia in December 2020 to perform in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

  • Participation in a special concerts (with a solo performances) at Moscow State Art Gallery of A. Shilov and Vladimir Palace in St. Petersburg.

  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory faculty / Moscow Central Music School faculty (for an additional fee).

  • $200 scholarship for the AFAF Music programs in Europe (Russian winter tour).

 

B. 11-14 years of age

Carina Wang, piano, CA
Teacher: Dr. Myong-Joo Lee

 

Maxwell Huang, piano, MA
Teacher: Faina Kofman

 

James Tsaggaris, piano, CA
Teacher: Nataly Gingis

 

C. 15-18 years of age

Ethan Chan, piano, PA
Teacher: Dr. Igor Resnianski

 

Jennifer Li, cello, CA
Teacher: Kyeong Hwa Kim

  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall
    • November 15, 2020 at 1 pm (very limited placements)
    • December 23, 2020 at 1 pm (very limited placements)
    • May 29, 2021 at 1 pm (Memorial Day weekend)
    • June 12, 2021 at 1 pm
    • June 13, 2021 at 7:30 pm
    • June 20, 2021 at 7:30 pm

  • Recital Fee: $400. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.

  • 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 2021.

  • Master class with Grigory Gruzman, professor at the Hochschule Franz Liszt in Weimar Germany (for an additional fee).

  • $200 scholarship for the AFAF Music programs in Europe (Germany-Czech-Austria tour).

  • Winners will have the opportunity to travel to Russia in December 2020 to perform in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

  • Participation in a special concerts (with a solo performances) at Moscow State Art Gallery of A. Shilov and Vladimir Palace in St. Petersburg.

  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory faculty / Moscow Central Music School faculty (for an additional fee).

  • $100 scholarship for the AFAF Music programs in Europe (Russian winter tour).

 

B. 11-14 years of age

Ray Tang, piano, NY
Teacher: Rowena Arriieta

 

C. 15-18 years of age

Kelvin Yuan, piano, VA
Teacher: Dr. Irina Koulikova

  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall
    • November 15, 2020 at 1 pm (very limited placements)
    • December 23, 2020 at 1 pm (very limited placements)
    • May 29, 2021 at 1 pm (Memorial Day weekend)
    • June 12, 2021 at 1 pm
    • June 13, 2021 at 7:30 pm
    • June 20, 2021 at 7:30 pm

  • Recital Fee: $400. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.

  • 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 2021.

  • Master class with Grigory Gruzman, professor at the Hochschule Franz Liszt in Weimar Germany (for an additional fee).

  • $100 scholarship for the AFAF Music programs in Europe (Germany-Czech-Austria tour).

  • Winners will have the opportunity to travel to Russia in December 2020 to perform in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

  • Participation in a special concerts (with a solo performances) at Moscow State Art Gallery of A. Shilov and Vladimir Palace in St. Petersburg.

  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory faculty / Moscow Central Music School faculty (for an additional fee).

 

C. 15-18 years of age

Jia Bao Guo, voice, Canada
Teacher:Janette Lim

 

Kevin Wang, piano, MA
Teacher: Xiaoning Cheng