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ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF 2019 CLIBURN JUNIOR COMPETITION After 12 days of thrilling competition at Caruth Auditorium at SMU and the Final Round Concert with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and conductor Ruth Reinhardt at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, the winners of the 2019 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival were announced this evening! 2019 CLIBURN JUNIOR WINNERS The winner of the Bernice Gressman Meyerson First Prize and a cash award of $15,000 is SHUAN HERN LEE, Australia, 16 The winner of the Shirley Cox McIntyre Second Prize and a cash award of $10,000 is EVA GEVORGYAN, Russia/Armenia, 15 The winner of The Horchow Family Third Prize and a cash award of $5,000 is JIWON…

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Congratulations to artist collectives La Pirogue and Noubi Trio, the winners of the 9th edition of the Prix de la diversité en musique from the Conseil des arts de Montréal and its partners. The award honours Montreal’s wide range of forms of musical expression and aims to support the careers of musicians who reflect the city’s cultural diversity through various professional experiences. The jury chose to honour the artistic approach of the musicians who make up La Pirogue, their connection and their level of comfort onstage and with audiences. Composed of Romain Malagnoux, Brenda Diaz, Zilien Biret and Sergio Barrenechea,…

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Hao Zhou, First Prize $30,000, offered by the City of Montreal, the Joseph-Rouleau career development grant of $50,000 offered by the Azrieli Foundation, a violin and bow handmade by the Maker’s Forum, valued at $20,000, an artist residency at Canada’s Banff Centre for the Arts, and a Concert engagement at the New Generation Festival. Special Awards Sonata Award for the best performance of a sonata in the semi-finals, awarded by Wilder & Davis Anna Lee Radio-Canada Audience Award Hao Zhou André-Bachand Award for the best performance of the compulsory Canadian work, awarded by Claudette Hould* Johanna Pichlmair Montreal Bach Festival…

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The semifinalists are (in order of performance schedule): Avery Gagliano, United States, 17 JiWon Yang, South Korea, 17 Eva Gevorgyan, Russia/Armenia, 15 Chun Lam U, Hong Kong, 16 J J Jun Li Bui, Canada, 14 Shuan Hern Lee, Australia, 16 LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 2019 CLIBURN JUNIOR COMPETITORS TODAY’S EVENTS NOTE: PATRONS MUST BE 8 YEARS OR OLDER TO ATTEND JUNIOR COMPETITION PERFORMANCES. COMMUNITY CONCERTS ARE FREE TO ATTEND FOR PATRONS OF ALL AGES. SEMINAR: REPERTOIR PLANNING 10:00 AM CDT—1:00 PM CDT O’Donnell Recital Hall, Owen Arts Center at SMU Moderated by Buddy Bray with Alexander Kobrin, Lowell Liebermann, and Rachel Naomi Kudo.  A conversation…

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6 violinists from 4 countries (United States, South Korea, Austria, Japan) Montréal, June 2, 2019 – On June 1 and 2, the semi-final round of the 2019 Violin Edition of the Concours musical international de Montréal was held. Since May 29, 24 competitors from 12 countries have performed at Bourgie Hall in the hopes of winning the First Prize of one of Canada’s most prestigious music competition. Tonight, the jury announced the names of the 6 violinists who are moving on to the final round. Presided by Zarin Mehta, the 2019 international jury includes Pierre Amoyal (France), Kim Kashkashian (United…

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12 violonists from 6 countries go on to the semifinals June 1 and 2  Montréal, le 30 mai 2019 – On May 29 and 30 was held the First round of the 2019 Violin Edition of the Concours musical international de Montréal. The jury selected twelve semifinalists, from 6 countries. The semifinal will take place on June 1 and 2 at Bourgie Hall. Presided by Zarin Mehta, le 2019 international jury includes Pierre Amoyal (France), Kim Kashkashian (United States), Boris Kuschnir (Austria), Cho-Liang Lin (United States), Mihaela Martin (Romania), Barry Shiffman (Canada), Dmitry Sitkovetsky (United Kingdom/United States) and Pavel Vernikov (Israel…

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American violinist Stella Chen has won the 2019 Violin Competition! The International Queen Elisabeth Grand Prize – Queen Mathilde Prize receives € 25,000 and numerous concerts in Belgium and abroad. She will also have the honour to play the ‘Huggins’ 1708 Stradivarius for four years, presented by the Nippon Music Foundation. Canadians Timothy Chooi and Shannon Lee took second and fourth place respectively. American Stephen Kim, whom La Scena had predicted would be in the top 3 of the CMIM, took third prize; Kim had withdrew from the CMIM once he made the finals of the Queen Elisabeth. The prizewinners First Prize…

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VIOLINIST TAKES $8,000 TOP PRIZE Edmonton, AB – On Saturday, May 18, 2019 — after two days of amazing and very high calibre competition — violinist Angela Ryu (19 years old), originally from New Denver, BC, and currently studying at Rice University, The Shepherd School of Music under Paul Kantor, was awarded the $8,000 top prize in The Shean Strings Competition. She has also won the opportunity to play with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at a future date. Ms. Ryu was one of 6 Finalists chosen from the 25 submitted entries to compete in The 2019 Shean Strings Competition on…

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Melody Ye Yuan and 2 other violinists added to the list of 24 competitors Montréal, May 15, 2019 – Following the withdrawal of competitors William Lee, Stephen Kim, and Stella Chen from the Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM), Canadian violinist Melody Ye Yuan, along with Korean Jung Min Choi and American-Korean Christine Lim are added to the line-up of competitors taking part in the Violin edition of the CMIM, from May 27 to June 5 in Montreal. 24 competitors have been invited to participate in the First Round, at Salle Bourgie. The musicians, ages 16 to 28, were selected…

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After 11 days of competition and 71 violinists candidates, the 19th Queen Elisabeth’s violin Competition  announced their 12 finalists on Saturday, May 11. Canadians Timothy Chooi (25) and Shannon Lee (26) have made the cut. Both will perform the Tchaikovsky Concerto in D major op. 35 with the Belgian National Orchestra conducted by Hugh Wolff. It will be possible to watch live the finals from the Queen Elisabeth Competition’s web site (http://cmireb.be/cgi?lg=en&pag=2030&tab=108&rec=4804&frm=0&par=aybabtu). Timothy Chooi will perform on Friday, May 24 and Shannon Lee on Saturday, May 25. Around midnight on Saturday the 11th of May the chairman of the jury has announced…

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