2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant Recipients Announced – Including 2 VC ‘Young Artists’

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Simone Porter Paul Huang Avery Fisher Grant Cover

The 2015 recipients of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Development Grants have today been announced – including VC ‘Artist’ Paul Huang and VC ‘Rising Star’ Simone Porter.

This year’s 5 grant recipients are:

  • 24 year old violinist, VC ‘Artist’ Paul Huang
  • 18 year old violinist, VC ‘Rising Star’ Simone Porter
  • 28 year old violinist, Kristin Lee
  • 23 year old violist, Matthew Lipman
  • 27 year old pianist/composer, Michael Brown

Administered by the Avery Fisher Artist Program, each grant winner will receive USD $25,000 to assist with career development.

Since 1976, more than 125 talented young musicians have been recognized with Avery Fisher Career Grant Awards – including Gil Shaham, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Joshua Bell, Sarah Chang, Leila Josefowicz, Hilary Hahn, Alisa Weilerstein – and VC ‘Artists’ David Aaron Carpenter, Bella Hristova, Stefan Jackiw, Augustin Hadelich, Benjamin Beilman and Itamar Zorman.

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PAUL HUANG & JESSICA OSBORNE | SAINT-SAENS | VIOLIN SONATA IN D MINOR | 3RD & 4TH MVTS

 

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SIMONE PORTER & ANTON SMIRNOV | GRIEG | VIOLIN SONATA NO. 3 IN C MINOR | 2ND MVT

 

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