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Ann & Charles Eisemann Int’l Young Artists Competition

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 

2016 competition winners

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


lennox winners 2015

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

Lennox 2014 winners

Congratulations to all of the 2014  Lennox semi-finalists and the three top winners! First place winner was Santiago Valencia (back row, middle), who attends SMU. Second place winner was Sydney Lee (front row, right) who attends Ramapo High School in New Jersey. Third place winner was Stella Cho (front row, left), who attends USC. Santiago performed with the RSO at the March 8, 2014 concert.

 

Winners of the 2013 Lennox International Young Artists Competition

Left to right: Front row: Grace Zhang, second place winner, Grand Prize Winner Xuesha Hu, third place winner Min Ji Lee. Back row: Competition judge Robert Weirich of the UMKC Conservatory of Music, Richardson Symphony music director and conductor Clay Couturiaux and competition judge Robert Shannon of Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music.

Left to right: Front row: Grace Zhang, second place winner, Grand Prize Winner Xuesha Hu, third place winner Min Ji Lee. Back row: Competition judge Robert Weirich of the UMKC Conservatory of Music, Richardson Symphony music director and conductor Clay Couturiaux and competition judge Robert Shannon of Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music.