We’re happy to announce this year’s winners of AFAF’s International Music Competition ”Golden Era of Romantic music 2020″ (Fall 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 January 5, 2021. The recital fee is non-refundable. Detailed information about the winners’ concert will be emailed to the winners after April 1, 2021.

 
  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall – TBA.
  • 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 2022.
  • *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.
  • $300 scholarship for the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe 2022.
 

A. 6-10 years of age

Lydia Lo, piano, CA
Teacher: Jennifer Fung

 

Vanessa Guan, piano, Canada
Teacher: Julia Hsiao

 

B. 11-14 years of age

Vivian Kao, piano, CA
Teacher: Erna Gulabyan

 

Henry Tushman, piano, MA
Teacher: Sandra Hebert

 

William Jin, piano, CA
Teacher: Dr, Judy Huang

 

C. 15-18 years of age

Jayden Yeung, violin, CA
Teacher:Sam Fisher

 

Yejin Song, piano, CA
Teacher: Hans Boepple

  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall – TBA.
  • 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 2022.
  • 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.
  • $200 scholarship for the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe 2022.
 

B. 11-14 years of age

Abigail Wang, piano, CA
Teacher: Jennifer Fung

 

C. 15-18 years of age

Jayden Yeung, piano, CA
Teacher: Lanzo Luconi

 

Srihan Anand, piano, OH
Teacher: Xiao Ling Anderson

 

Ira Hsiao, piano, TX
Teacher: Julia Hsiao

 

Sarah Thornton, piano, IL
Teacher: Jihyun Lee

 

Ensemble category

Amelia Spielman / Joy Liu, piano duet, TX
Teacher: Julia Hsiao

 

Kaitlynn Farkas, piano / Wilson Song, violin / Carina Wang, cello – piano trio, CA
Teachers: Teresa de John Pombo and Soojin Han

  • Participation in a Winners’ Recital at the Weill Recital Hall – TBA.
  • 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 2022.
  • 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.
  • $100 scholarship for the AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe 2022.
 

A. 6-10 years of age

Evelyn Wang, piano, CA
Teacher: Olivia Zhang

 

C. 15-18 years of age

Angela Gao, piano, CA
Teacher: Erna Gulabyan

 

Vivian Kok, piano, IL
Teacher: Jihyun Lee

 

Sidharth Deshmukh, piano, IL
Teacher: Jihyun Lee

 

Zhenjie He, voice, China
Teacher: Janette Lim