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

 

Awards

  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on May 21 or June 11, 2022 at 2 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.
  • 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 December 10, 2022.
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    A. 7-13 years of age

    Kate Lee, piano, (b. 2012), VA

    Teacher: Dr. Anna Ouspenskaya
    Polunin Concerto in A minor

     
     

    B. 14-18 years of age

    Olivia Oh, violin, ( b. 2004), NY

    Teacher: I-Hao Lee
    Barber Concerto Op. 14, mvt. 1

     

    Caden Lee, alto saxophone, (b. 2005), CA

    Concertino da Camera, Ibert

     

    Vidur Sanghi, alto saxophone, (b. 2005), CA

    Teacher: Jonathan Hostottle
    Milhaud Scaramouche Movements 1, 2

     

    Ryan Lee, cello, (b. 2008), CA

    Teacher: Brady Anderson
    Haydn Concerto No. 1 in C major, mvt. 1

     

    Kazutada (Kaz) Nakao, alto saxophone, (b. 2005), CA

    Teacher: Shay Salhov
    Glazunov Concerto in E-flat major, Op. 109

     

    Oscar Johnson, piano, (b. 2006), CA

    Teacher: Klara Frei
    Grieg Concerto in A minor, Op. 16, mvt.1

     
     

    C. College students

    Chun-Syuan Wei, piano, (b. 1994), Taiwan

    Teacher: Gustavo Romero
    Schumann Concerto in A minor, Op. 54, mvt. 1

     

  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on May 21 or June 11, 2022 at 2 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.
  • 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 December 10, 2022.
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    A. 7-13 years of age

    Chenyuan Lou, saxophone, (b. 2008), China

    Teachers: Dr. Andrew Harrison, Dr. Tian Song
    Tableaux de Provence, Maurice

     

    Gabriela Chao, piano, (b. 2009), CA

    Teacher: Andrew Zador
    Chopin Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21, mvt. 2

     

    Emma Sophie Luo, violin, (b 2010), NY

    Teachers: Keita Fukushima, Yang Xu
    Mendelssohn Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, mvt. 1

     
     

    B. 14-18 years of age

    Carolyn Pyun, violin, ( b. 2005), CA

    Teacher: Tina Minn
    Bruch Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26, mvt. 2

     

    Jason Park, clarinet, (b. 2005), CA

    Teachers: Hyemin Yun
    Weber Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73, mvt. 1

     

    Christopher Tillen, piano, (b. 2004), MA

    Teacher: Erin Lindsey
    Rachmaninov Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18, mvt.

     

    Pei-Shiuan, violin, (b. 2006), MA

    Teacher: Fudeko Cohler
    Tchaikovsky Concerto in D major, Op. 35, mvt. 1

     

    Carina Wang, cello, (b. 2006), CA

    Teacher: Ben Hong
    Lalo Concerto in D minor, mvt. 1

  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on May 21 or June 11, 2022 at 2 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.
  • 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 December 10, 2022.
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    A. 7-13 years of age

    David Wong, oboe, (b. 2008), CA

    Teachers: Kathy Oh
    Telemann Concerto in F minor, mvt. 1

     
     

    B. 14-18 years of age

    Grace Amartuvshin, piano, (b. 2007), VA

    Teacher: Faith Zuniga
    Beethoven Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19, mvt. 3

     

    Ellie Kim, viola, (b. 2005), CA

    Teacher: Yunsun Kim
    Bach Concerto mvt.1