We’re happy to announce this year’s winners of AFAF’s Concerto competition 2019.

We would like to thank everyone who participated and encourage those who did not win this year to try again during the next season.

 

Awards

  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – May 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM, May 25 at 1 PM, June 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM, June 15, 2019 at 7:30 PM, June 30, 2019 at 3:30 and 8 PM.
  • 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.
  • Winners will have the opportunity to travel to Russia in July, 2019 to perform with the renowned Kostroma Symphony Orchestra.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Kostroma Orchestra Hall.
  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory / Moscow Central Music College faculty (for an additional fee).
  • $200 scholarship towards participation in the AFAF “Russian Summer Tour” in July 2019.
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    7-13 years of age

     

    D. J. Wang, piano, (b. 2009), IL
    Teacher: Robin Scott
    Mozart Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488, mvt. 1

     

    Emmie Guo, piano, (b. 2008), IL
    Teacher: Sueanne Metz
    Beethoven Concerto No.1 in C major, Op. 15, mvt. 1

     

    Kristie Lu, violin, (b. 2008), NY
    Teacher: I-Hao Lee
    Viotti Concerto No. 22 in A minor, mvt. 1

     

    Benjamin Luo, piano, (b. 2008), NC
    Teacher: Florence Ko
    Beethoven Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19, mvt. 1

     

    Hayden Idson, cello, (b. 2005), MA
    Teacher: Ronald Lowry
    Tchaikovsky “Variation on a Rococo theme”, Op. 33

     
     

    14-18 years of age

     

    Celena Ho, piano, (b. 2003), NY
    Teacher: Dr. Tian Song
    Beethoven Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, mvt. 1

     

    Aimee Feng, piano, (b. 2002), VA
    Teacher: Anna Ouspenskaya
    Beethoven Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15, mvt. 3

     

    David Kwan, piano, (b. 2002), CA
    Teacher: Michelle Lee
    Rachmaninov Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30, mvt. 1

     
     

  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – May 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM, May 25 at 1 PM, June 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM, June 15, 2019 at7:30 PM, June 30, 2019 at 3:30 and 8 PM.
  • 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.
  • Winners will have the opportunity to travel to Russia in July, 2019 to perform with the renowned Kostroma Symphony Orchestra.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Kostroma Orchestra Hall.
  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory / Moscow Central Music College faculty (for an additional fee).
  • $100 scholarship towards participation in the AFAF “Russian Summer Tour” in July 2019.
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    7-13 years of age

     

    Kai Yi, piano, (b. 2008), CA
    Teacher: Irina Bendetsky
    Mozart Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466, mvt.3

     

    Kellen Trice, piano, (b. 2007), TX
    Teacher: Grace Long
    Haydn Concerto in D major, HOB XVIII:II

     

    David Xiong, piano, (b. 2007), MA
    Teacher: Ronald Kmiec
    Mozart Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major, K.595

     

    Lillian Feng, piano, (b. 2006), CA
    Teacher: Roger Wright
    Mozart Concerto No. 23 in B-flat major, K.488, (Complete)

     

    Vivian Zhu, piano, (b. 2006), IL
    Teacher: Sueanne Metz
    Shostakovich Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102, mvt. 1

     
     

    14-18 years of age

     

    Timothy Guida, piano, (b. 2003), NY
    Teacher: Svetlana Gorokhovich
    Grieg Concerto in A minor, Op. 16, mvt. 1

     

    Kaito Ohsumi, violin, (b. 2003), Japan
    Teacher: Keita Fukushima
    Bruch Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26, mvt. 3

     

    Ellie Chae, cello, (b. 2003), CA
    Teacher: Jonathan Koh
    Herbert Concerto No. 2 in E minor, Op. 30, mvt. 1

     

    Hanoom Lee, violin, (b. 2002), CA
    Teacher: Zhao Wei
    Zigeunerweisen, Sarasate

     
     

    College students

     

    Micaela Lum, piano, (b.1998), CA
    Teacher: Manami Kawamura
    Saint-Saëns Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22, mvt. 1

     

    Michelle Chang, flute, (b.1996), CA
    Teacher: Tim Day
    Nielsen Concerto, mvt. 1

     

    Huiyoung Chun, piano, (b.1995), South Korea
    Teacher: Andrew Brownell
    Chopin Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11, mvt.1

     
     

  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – May 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM, May 25 at 1 PM, June 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM, June 15, 2019 at7:30 PM, June 30, 2019 at 3:30 and 8 PM.
  • 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.
  • Winners will have the opportunity to travel to Russia in July, 2019 to rehearsal with the renowned Kostroma Symphony Orchestra.
  • Participation in a special concert (with a solo performance) at Kostroma Orchestra Hall.
  • Master class with a member of the Moscow Conservatory / Moscow Central Music College faculty (for an additional fee)
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    7-13 years of age

     

    Yuki Ohsumi, violin, (b. 2006). Japan
    Teacher:Keita Fokushima
    Wieniawski Polonaise in D major, Op. 4

     

    Sarah Chun, violin, (b. 2008), NJ
    Teacher: Hanna Shin
    Seitz Concerto No. 5 in D major, mvt. 3

     
     

    14-18 years of age

     

    Eric Lee, violin, (b. 2003), CA
    Teacher: Tina Minn
    Praeludiun and Allegro, Kreisler

     
     

 

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 March 25, 2019

 

The recital fee is non-refundable.