The 2018 Ann & Charles Eisemann International Young Artists Competition will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Competitions for strings and piano are held on alternating years. The 2018 competition will be for strings and the next piano competition will be held in January 2019.
Please check here on June 1, 2017 for the 2018 application and rules.
Winners of the 2017 Ann & Charles Eisemann International Young Artists Competition
Judge Alexandre Moutzkine; Judge Nelita True; second place winner, Ximei Xiao (Professional Children’s School in New York); first place winner, Iskandar Mamadaliev (middle school student who studies with Stanislav Ioudenitch); third place winner, Mi Ou Lee (University of Kansas); Maestro Clay Couturiaux.
Iskandar will perform with the RSO at the March 4, 2017 concert.
Winners of the 2016 Ann & Charles Eisemann International Young Artists Competition
Judge Paul Kantor, third place winner Ariana Nelson (Juilliard), first place winner Eleanor Dunbar (SMU), second place winner Michael Zyzak (TCU), Judge Jennifer Culp, Maestro Clay Couturiaux. Eleanor performed with the RSO at the March 5, 2016 Concert.
Winners of the 2015 Lennox International Young Artists Competition
First place winner was Ning Yuen Li (second from left), who attends the Cleveland Institute of Music. Second place winner was Alison Chiang (third from left) from the Eastman School. Third place winner was Artem Alexanyan (fourth from left), attends Park University. Ning performed with the RSO at the March 7, 2015 concert.
Winners of the 2014 Lennox International Young Artists Competition
Winners of the 2013 Lennox International Young Artists Competition