2016 Competition Winners

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Results of the 2016 Russian Chamber Music Festival

December 3rd, 2016

Congratulations to all winners and participants! 

 

Piano A – up to 5 years

1st Place: Arabelle Grote (Ni Liu)
2nd Place: Moxi Zhu (Ni Liu)
3rd Place:Kayla Hua (Anaida Nagdyan)
Sophia Gavrilova (Ekaterina Melkamini)

Piano B – up to 7 years:

1st Place: Emily Qi (Ekaterina Melkamini)
2nd place: Stephanie Cheng (Ni Liu)
3rd Place: Polina Stremiakova (Maria Khavin)
Honorable Mentions:
Anna Wanyun Li (Sharon Kim)
Karenna Stone (Natalya Ageyeva)

Piano C – 8-10 years (part a)

1st Place: Stefan Adrian Chita (Tatiana Landford)
2nd Place: Nicholas Grote (Ni Liu)
3rd Place: Ethan Xie (Peter Mack)
Honorable Mentions:
Jiaqi Chen (Anaida Nagdyan)
Benicia Zhu (Ni Liu)
Meredith Nam (Allan Park)
William Wang (Tatiana Landford)
Naomi Elsing (Allan Park)
Catherine Xie (Tanya Shevtsova)

Piano C – 8-10 years (part b)

1st Place: Constantina Tsang (Ni Liu)
2nd Place: Eunrae Kim (Allan Park)
2nd Place: Sophie Zhang (Irina Akhrin)
3rd Place: Sasha Divya Shor (Natalya Ageyeva)
Honorable Mentions:
Alex Zhao (Ni Liu)
Paloma Oh (Eliza Vysotsky)
Preston Takayama (Eliza Vysotsky)
Chiara Rogers (Allan Park)
Anna Polyanskiy (Maria Khavin)

Piano D – 11-12 years

1st Place: Sofia Marina (Hania Dec)
2nd Place: Young Park (Allan Park)
3rd Place: Shuai Shuai Li (Viktoriya Otto)
Honorable Mentions:
Katherine Wang (Ni Liu)
Ava Safaeian (Cyrus Fiene)
Marina Moraru (Natalya Ageyeva)

Piano E – 13-15 years

1st place: Connor Zhang (Ni Liu)
2nd place: Jaden Zhang (Ni Liu)
3rd place: Jesse Morris (Willard Schultz), Emily Park (Sasha Starcevich)
Honorable Mentions: Nicole Wang (Ekaterina Melkamini)
Shoshana Novik (Sharon Kim)
Samuel Abraham (Merilyn Jacobson)
David Barnett (Merilyn Jacobson)
Isabel Kyong Fleck (Mark Salmon)

Piano F – 16-18 years

1st Place: Christopher Erling (Judy Baker)
2nd Place: Sophia Chiang (Anastasia Solomatina)
3rd Place: Caleb Winslow (Irene Bowling)
Honorable Mentions:
Shichu Liu (Ivona Kaminska)
Shawdi Mehrvarzan (Nicole Kim)
Tiffany Shen (Peter Mack)

Piano G – 19-26 years:

1st Place: Belle Kao (Peter Mack)

Piano H – 27 years and older:

1st Place: Zachrey Robbins (Peter Mack)
2nd Place: Kristine Larkin (Natalya Ageyeva)

Rachmaninoff A – 11-12 years

1st place: Daniella Tsang (Ni Liu)

Rachmaninoff B – 13-15 years

1st place: Malini Nayak (Sharon Kim), Connor Zhang (Ni Liu)
2nd place: Lily Bai (Soonja Kim), William Norden (Natalya Ageyeva)
3rd place: Alex Patel (Natalya Ageyeva), Bryent Takayama (Eliza Vysotsky), Heon Jwa (Natalya Ageyeva), Patrick Wang (Eliza Vysotsky)

Rachmaninoff C – 16-18 years

1st place: Bryan Zhao (Willard Schultz), Alex Elizarov (Willard Schultz), Grace Winslow (Irene Bowling), Larry Wenlai Wang (Peter Mack), Kyran Park Adams (Allan Park), Trevor Elliot Johnson (Andrea Rackl)
Honorable Mention: Jorge Alan Reyes (Tanya Otto)

Concerto A – Concerto, piano, age 14-18

1st Place: Christina Nguyen (Nino Merabishvili)

2nd Place: Jennifer Chong (Allan Park)

Concerto B – Concerto, piano, up to age 13

1st Place: Hyun Yoon (Allan Park)

Ensemble B – chamber music, average age 13 and under

1st Place: Young Park and Claire Kim (Allan Park)
2nd Place:
Maya, Derek, and Michael Wong (Natalya Ageyeva)
Darlina Phan and Joylyn Phan (Allan Park)

Violin B – Age 13-15

2nd place: Nelson Athow (Ruth Marie Ballance)

Violin C – Age 16-18:

1st place: Annie Tang (Karen Islip)
2nd place: Elkan Wong (Ruth Marie Ballance)

Cello A – Age 9-12

1st Place: Yiran Deng (Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir , Yang Lu)

Cello B – Age 13-15

1st Place: Adam Gardner (Jared Ballance)
2nd Place: Nicolas Roberts (Jared Ballance)
3rd Place: Eugenie Park (Olga Ruvinov)
Honorable Mention:
Chelsea M. Ji (Olga Ruvinov)

Cello C – Age 16-18

1st Place: Noelle Roberts (Jared Ballance)

2nd Place: Jonathan Kuntz (Olga Ruvinov)
3rd Place: Rachel Leo (Olga Ruvinov)
Honorable Mention:
Mohammed Aman (Olga Ruvinov)
Zhao Hui Grubb (Olga Ruvinov)

Cello D – Age 19-26

1st Place: Christian Selig (Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir)

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