WE HAVE WINNERS! Congratulations to all!
FIRST PRIZE: Youjin Lee, violin; Muriel Razavi, viola; Tony Rymer, cello
SECOND PRIZE: Maya Buchanan, violin; Zhanbo Zheng, viola
THIRD PRIZE: Felicitas Schiffner, violin; Zhihao Wu, cello
AUDIENCE PRIZE: Youjin Lee, violin
2019 Washington International Competition for Voice
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Saturday, May 25, 2019: Semifinals at George Washington University
Sunday, May 26, 2019: Finals at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Principal Judges: Vinson Cole, Peter Kazaras, Carol Vaness
Hae-Sue Lee, JIC 2015 Winner, Wins Primrose Competition
Hae-Sue Lee, JIC first-prize viola winner in 2015, has been named first-prize winner in the 2018 Primrose International Viola Competition. Now 18 years old, she has studied with Roberto Díaz and Hsin-Yun Huang at the Curtis Institute since she was 13. For the Primrose Finals, the three violists each performed Brahms Trio in A minor, Op. 114, in a chamber round with cellist Lynn Harrell and pianist Jon Nakamatsu. As first-prize winner in the Primrose, Hae-Sue will be invited to perform at a winner’s concert at Brigham Young University, presented in conjunction with the Primrose International Viola Archive, and will receive the CodaBow Marquise, by CodaBow.