We’re happy to announce this year’s winners of AFAF’s International Competition ”Golden Era of Romantic music 2017″.
We would like to thank everyone who participated and encourage those who did not win this year to try again during the next season.

 

    Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall – June 25, 2017 at 6pm (Limited Placements), and September 24, 2017 October 7 and 14, 2017 at 1pm

  • 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 2018.

  • Recital Fee: $350. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.

  • $300 scholarship for the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe 2018.

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    Recital fee deadline is May 5, 2017.

     

    Please make checks payable to Art & Music Unlimited,
    and send it to American Fine Arts Festival, P.O. Box 106, Holmdel, NJ 07733.

     

    A. 6-10 years of age

    Julia Zhou, piano, MA
    Teacher: Ronald Kmiec

     

    B. 11-14 years of age

    Elena Chen, cello, CA
    Teacher: Kyeong Hwa Kim

     

    Elliot Kim, piano, CT
    Teacher: Inesa Sinkevych

     

    C. 15-18 years of age

     

    Julia Yang, harp, CA
    Teacher: Elena Mashkovtseva

     

    Haemaru Chung, violin, NY
    Teachers: Ann Setzer

     

    Christopher Lee, cello, PA
    Teacher: Anne Williams

     

    Sabrina Kim, cello, CA
    Teacher: Jihee Kim

     

    Emily Muramoto, voice, CA
    Teacher: Dr. Maria Lazarova

     

    Jenny Wang, clarinet, CA
    Teacher: Dr. Janet Averett

     

    Ruby Lee, piano, GA
    Teacher: Elena Cholakova

     

    Lena Han, piano, AZ
    Teacher: Fei Xu

     

    Julia Shi, piano, PA
    Teacher: Joy M. Kiszely

     

    Caroline Wang, piano, NC
    Teacher: Clara Yang

     

    Joshua Li, piano, GA
    Teacher: Ping Xu

     

    Joon Kyun, cello, MA
    Teacher: Allison Eldredge

     

    Katherine Fang, piano, PA
    Teacher: Joy M. Kiszely

     

    Emily Hsu, violin, CA
    Teacher: Kwok Ping Koo

     

    D. College Students

     

    Se Eun Oh, viola, South Korea
    Teacher: Michelle LaCourse

     

    Noi Otomasu, piano, Japan
    Teacher: Deborah Moriarty

     

    Noe Baladad, piano, HI
    Teacher: Dr. Thomas Yee

     

    Elizabeth Hermelink, piano, Germany
    Teacher: Prof. Wolfram Schmitt – Leonardy

    Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall – June 25, 2017 at 6pm (Limited Placements), September 24, 2017 October 7 and 14, 2017 at 1pm

  • 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 2018

  • Recital Fee: $350. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.

  • $200 scholarship for the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe 2018.

  •  

    Recital fee deadline is May 5, 2017.

     

    Please make checks payable to Art & Music Unlimited,
    and send it to American Fine Arts Festival, P.O. Box 106, Holmdel, NJ 07733.

     

    A. 6-10 years of age

     

    Jennifer Pan, piano, CA
    Teacher: Amy Chui

     

    B. 11-14 years of age

     

    Heather Wei, violin, CA
    Teacher: Jane Singhal

     

    Chi Yu, piano, CA
    Teacher: Sheve-Hwa Su

     

    Rachel Ryu, violin, CA
    Teacher: Byungwoo Kim

     

    C. 15-18 years of age

     

    Jasper Wang, clarinet, CA
    Teacher: Mark Brandenburg

     

    Katherine Yoon, cello, USA/South Korea
    Teacher: Yeun joo Chung

     

    Rachel Shin, flute, CA
    Teacher: Jiwon Lee

     

    Angela Ryu, violin, CA
    Teacher: Byungwoo Kim

    Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall –September 24, 2017, October 7 and 14, 2017 at 1pm

  • 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 2018

  • Recital Fee: $350. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.

  • $100 scholarship for the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe 2018.

  •  

    Recital fee deadline is May 5, 2017.

     

    Please make checks payable to Art & Music Unlimited,
    and send it to American Fine Arts Festival, P.O. Box 106, Holmdel, NJ 07733.

     

    A. 6-10 years of age

     

    Arthur Gong, piano, WA
    Teacher: Joyce Tang

     

    B. 11-14 years of age

     

    Joshua Kim, cello, NJ
    Teacher: Seojin Yang

     

    Isabella Goltser, piano, MD
    Teacher: Olga Chala

     

    Vienna Huang, violin, CA
    Teacher: Jane Singhal

     

    Shi-tong Li, flute, CA
    Teacher: Amy Tsai

     

    C. 15-18 years of age

     

    Aaron Rhee, cello, NJ
    Teacher: Seojin Yang

     

    Maya Nalawade, voice, CT
    Teacher: Teresa Hitchcock

     

    Stephanie Seoyoung Moon, MA
    Teacher: Philo Lee

     

    Eric Lin, violin, CA
    Teacher: Davis Law

     

    Anthony Chen, piano, CA
    Teacher: Sheve-Hwa Su

     

    Nisha Nalawade, piano, CT
    Teacher: Allie Aleke And Svitlana Fiorito

    Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall – June 25, 2017 at 6pm (Limited Placements), September 24, October 7 and 14, 2017 at 1pm

  • 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 2018

  • Recital Fee: $250/person. This fee includes participation in the concert, five guest tickets, 4 digital pictures, Certificate of Excellence and Diploma of Recognition for the teacher.

  • $200/person scholarship for the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe 2018.

  •  

    Recital fee deadline is May 5, 2017.

     

    Please make checks payable to Art & Music Unlimited,
    and send it to American Fine Arts Festival, P.O. Box 106, Holmdel, NJ 07733.

     

    Joshua Chung / Kyung-Hwan Hwang, piano duet, CA

    Teacher: Eunice Ahn

     

    Yejin Kim, violin / Joseph Lee, cello, NJ

    Teachers: Hanna Shin, Seojin Yang.