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.

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      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

      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 – on May 21 or June 11, 2023 at 2pm.

    • Participation in a special concert at the Robert Schumann Museum in Zwickau-TBA 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.

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      A. 6-10 years of age

      Nila Bharathan, piano, MA
      Teacher: Margarita Kotlyarova

       

      B. 11-14 years of age

      Sophia Tatar, 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

      Andrew Haviland, piano, NJ
      Teacher: Luba Galkina

      Meera Dullur, piano, IL
      Teacher: Jihyun Lee

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

      Peter Yoon, violin, CA
      Teacher: Byung Woo Kim

      Otto Montgomery, piano, CA
      Teacher: Arkady Serper

       

      E. Amateur adults

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