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61st Annual Young Musicians Competition Winners

April 27, 2015

On Sunday, April 19th, 2015, the 61st Annual Young Musicians Competition finals were held at Koerner Hall in Kits Point.

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the musicians, the event was a great success. We would also like to offer congratulations to our finalists!

There were $5,000 in prizes awarded to winning groups, decided by Jane Coop, concert pianist and chamber musician, and former senior professor and head of the piano division at the University of British Columbia.

The Audience Prize donated by one of the society’s directors, Malcolm Hayes, of $500 each was also awarded to one junior group and one senior group.

By age group, the winners are:

Senior Winners:
First Prize:
Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano in G Minor. Khachaturian
Julie Lin…violin
Alex Chernata…clarinet
Andrea Pedro…piano

Second Prize:
Piano Trio No.1, Opus 49 in D Minor…Mendelssohn
Molto allegro ed agiato
Esther Hwang…violin
Trisha Doo…cello
Linda Ruan…piano

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Audience Prize:
Piano Trio No.1, Opus 49 in D Minor…Mendelssohn
Molto allegro ed agiato
Esther Hwang…violin
Trisha Doo…cello
Linda Ruan…piano

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Junior Winners:
First Prize:
Piano Trio No.1 in D Minor, Opus 32…Arensky
Allegro moderato
Donghyun Kim…violin
Hayoung Chang…cello
Catherine Xu…piano

Second Prize:
Piano Trio in G Major, opus 82 (No.2) hob, XV:25. Hayden
Allegro
Maryam Khamis…violin
Joss Sion…cello
Henry From…piano

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Audience Prize:
Piano Trio Opus 8 No.1 in B Major…Brahms
(1889 revived version)
Allegro con brio
Melody Ye Yuan…violin
Albert Seo…cello
Angenil Wang…piano

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