Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Ann & Charles Eisemann International Young Artists Competition!
L to r: Judge Paul Schenly (Artistic Director Cleveland International Piano Competition; Professor & Artist in Residence, Cleveland Institute of Music); Judge Jerome Lowenthal (The Juilliard School); 3rd place, Young Sun Choi (Indiana University Jacobs School of Music); 2nd place, Scott Sherman (Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music); 1st place, Simon Karakulidi (Park University); RSO Music Director & Conductor Clay Couturiaux.
Honorable Mention awards were given to: Josephine Chiu (Southern Methodist University); Wenqiao Jiang (Manhattan School of Music); Dominic Muzzi (Indiana University Jacobs School of Music)
Simon Karakulidi performed Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Opus 18 with the RSO on March 2, 2019.