ENKOR Winners (1st Prizes & Grand Prizes)

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Benett Tsai | GRAND PRIZE | Strings 2nd Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Benett Tsai<br>Australia, cello <br>Score: 97.51<p>Benett Tsai, 13, has been learning the cello since the age of 5 with his uncle Thomas Tsai. Currently he is …

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Derek Louie | 1st Prize | Strings 2nd Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

USA, cello <br>Score: 95.20<p>Derek Louie is 18 years old and is in his eighth year at the Juilliard School pre-college where he studies with Minhye Clara …

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Sophie Deng | 1st Prize | Strings 2nd Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

USA, cello <br>Score: 93.74<p>Sophie Deng, 10, from Stillwater Oklahoma, began playing cello at age 4. Sophie is the cello First Place winner at Oklahoma …

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Amicus Duo | Grand Prize | ENKOR Int'l Chamber Music Competition 2016/17

<b>GRAND PRIZE</b><p><b>Amicus Duo</b><br>USA<br>Alin Melik-Adamyan, piano<br>Coleman Itzkoff, cello <br>Score: 94.47<p>Top prize winners of the 2016 Boulder International Chamber Music …

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Eos Sextet | 1st Prize | ENKOR Int'l Chamber Music Competition 2016/17

<b>FIRST PRIZE</b><p><b>Eos Sextet</b> <br>USA<br>Samuel Detweiler, soprano saxophone<br>Curren Myers, alto saxophone<br>Fangyi Niu, alto saxophone<br>Grace Chen, tenor saxophone<br>Andrew …

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Astera String Quartet | 1st Prize | ENKOR Int'l Chamber Music Competition 2016/17

<b>FIRST PRIZE</b><p><b>Astera String Quartet</b><br>USA<br>Hannah White, violin<br>Ria Honda, violin<br>Kayla Cabrera, viola<br>Annamarie Wellems, cello <br>Score: 93.51<p>The Astera String …

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ALEXANDER LU | GRAND PRIZE | Piano 2016 | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

<b>Grand Prize</b> <b><br>ALEXANDER LU</b> <br>USA <br>Teacher: Dr. Sasha Starcevich <br>Score: 96.11<p>READ MORE ABOUT THE AWARD HERE.<p>Born in Seattle, Washington in 2000, Alexander …

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Francisco Montero | 1st Prize | Piano 2016 | Age Group D | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

First Prize <b><br>Francisco Montero</b> <br>USA <br>Teacher/s: Julian Martin, Dr. Jose R. Mendez <br>Score: 94.18<p>Pianist Francisco Montero has performed in Austria, Italy, …

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Vincent Liu | 1st Prize | Piano 2016 | Age Group C | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

First Prize <b><br>Vincent Liu</b> <br>USA <br>Teacher: Professor Hans Boepple <br>Score: 94.00<p>Vincent Liu, 17, a junior at Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon, …

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Natania Fok | 1st Prize | Piano 2016 | Age Group B | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

First Prize <b><br>Natania Fok</b> <br>Canada <br>Teacher: Catherine Donkin <br>Score: 94.86<p>Eleven-year-old Natania Fok, a student of Catherine Donkin, began playing piano …

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Joanna Maja Jasnowska | 1st Prize | Piano 2016 | Age Group A | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

First Prize <b><br>Joanna Maja Jasnowska</b> <br>Poland <br>Teacher: Marzena Jasinska-Siudzinska <br>Score: 93.52<p>Joanna Maja Jasnowska,<br>Born in 2008, Joanna began her Suzuki …

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JOSHUA BROWN | GRAND PRIZE | Violin 2016 | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

<b>Grand Prize</b> <b><br>JOSHUA BROWN</b> <br>USA <br>Teacher/s: Almita and Roland Vamos <br>Score: 98.22 <br>READ MORE ABOUT THE AWARD HERE. <br>Joshua Brown studies violin with Almita …

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Christine Wu | 1st Prize | Violin 2016 | Age Group C | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

First Prize <b><br>Christine Wu</b> <br>USA <br>Teacher: Jaime Laredo <br>Score: 94.84<p>20 year-old violinist Christine Wu is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at the …

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Daniel Bae | 1st Prize | Violin 2016 | Age Group B | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

First Prize <b><br>Daniel Bae</b> <br>USA <br>Teacher: Emanuel Borok <br>Score: 97.66<p>Daniel Bae, 13, from Texas, USA, began his musical journey with piano at the age of 4, …

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Esme Arias-Kim | 1st Prize | Violin 2016 | Age Group A | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

First Prize | Age Group A <b><br>Esme Arias-Kim</b> <br>USA <br>Teacher: Betty Haag <br>Score: 93.54<p>Esme, now 10 years old, started playing violin a little before she turned …

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VIKTOR PETROV | GRAND PRIZE | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Woodwinds & Brass 2016

<b>Grand Prize</b> <b><br>VIKTOR PETROV</b> <br>Score: 96.02 <br>Bulgaria/Germany | Bassoon <br>Teacher: David Petersen<p>Malcolm Arnold - Fantasy for Solo Bassoon (5:20) <br>Robert …

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Felix Niël | First Prize, Cat B | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Woodwinds & Brass 2016

First Prize | Age Group B: 19 to 25 years <b><br>Felix Niël</b> <br>Score: 95.69 <br>Netherlands/UK | Flute <br>Teacher: Wissam Boustany<p>Rudolf Escher | Sonata for Flute and …

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Ji Heon Kim | First Prize, Cat A | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Woodwinds & Brass 2016

First Prize | Age Group A: up to 18 years <b><br>Ji Heon Kim</b> <br>Score: 92.72 <br>Korea/USA | Clarinet<p>Teacher: Larry Guy<p>Solo de Concours - Andre Messager …

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MACIEJ SWINOGA | GRAND PRIZE | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Percussion 2016

<b>Grand Prize</b> <b><br>MACIEJ SWINOGA</b> <br>Score: 95.94 <br>Poland <br>Teacher: Prof. Gert Mortensen<p>Francois Bernard Mache - Phenix ( 09:03 )<p>Iannis Xenakis - Psappha ( 10:32 )

Micheal Barnes | First Prize, Cat B | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Percussion 2016

First Prize | Age Group B <b></b>(19 to 25 years) <b><br>Micheal Barnes</b> | USA <br>Score: 94.33 <br>Teacher: Dr. Lance Drege<p>Emmanuel Séjourné - Concerto for Marimba and …

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Tanel-Eiko Novikov | First Prize, Cat A | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Percussion 2016

First Prize | Age Group A (up to 18 years) <b><br>Tanel-Eiko Novikov</b> | Estonia <br>Score: 94.64 <br>Teacher: Kristjan Mäeots <br>White Knuckle Stroll, Casey Cangelosi, …

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Lauren Rosas | GRAND PRIZE | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Voice - Solo Singers 2015/2016

<b>Grand Prize</b> <b><br>LAUREN ROSAS</b> <br>Score: 95.88 | Age 22, Lyric Coloratura Soprano | USA<p>Teacher: Carolann Page<p>A Julia de Burgos by Bernstein<p>Larsen, How do I …

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Cassidy McCleary | 1st Prize | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Voice - Solo Singers 2015/2016

<b>First Prize</b> <b><br>CASSIDY MCCLEARY</b> <br>Score: 87.35 | Cat. A | USA<p>Cassidy is a junior at San Clemente High School. She is very involved in both choir and drama. …

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Krasnoyarsk City Children's Choir | 1st Prize | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Voice - Choirs 2015/2016

<b>First Prize</b> <b><br>KRASNOYARSK CITY CHILDREN'S CHOIR</b> <br>Score: 90.93 | Cat. Choirs | Russia<p>Krasnoyarsk City Children's Choir was founded in 1971 by Ludmilla …

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KATHERINE AUDAS | GRAND PRIZE | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Strings 2015/2016

- Gunther Schuller/Fantasy<p>Artistic biography <br>Katherine Audas, 20, is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in cello performance at Rice …

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Rachel Knight | FIRST PRIZE, Cat.B | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Strings 2015/2016

First Prize <b><br>Rachel Knight</b> <br>Score: 90.1 | Cat.B <br>USA<p>- Henriette Renie/ Legende<p>- Jean-Baptiste Loeillet/ Toccata in F<p>- Reinhold Gliere/ Impromptu<p>Artistic …

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Noah Lee | FIRST PRIZE, Cat.A | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition, Strings 2015/2016

First Prize <b><br>Noah Lee</b> <br>Score: 90 | Cat.A <br>USA <i><br>- A. Piazzolla / Le Grand Tango</i><p>Artistic biography <br>In 2012, at 12 yrs of age, Noah Lee caused an …

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RESULTS | Strings 2015/2016 | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

We would like to express our sincere thanks to all contestants and their teachers. Thank you for participating in the competition. We appreciate all …

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Mirasol Quartet | GRAND PRIZE | ENKOR Chamber Music 2015/2016

<b>Grand Prize</b> <b><br>MIRASOL QUARTET</b> <br>Score: 96.13 | USA <br>James Barger, soprano saxophone <br>Andrew Reinhart, alto saxophone <br>Ben Still, tenor saxophone <br>Ben Donnell, …

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