Semi Finalists Announced for Canada’s Bader & Overton Cello Competition

The 8 Semi-Finalists have been announced for the 2020 Bader and Overton Canadian Cello Competition 

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The 8 Semi-Finalists have this week been announced for the 2020 Bader and Overton Canadian Cello Competition – to be held in in Kingston, Ontario, Canada from the 6th to the 9th of May.

The 2020 Semi-Finalists are:

  • Dominique Beausejour-Ostiguy
  • Bryan Cheng
  • Olivia Yelim Cho
  • Leland Ko
  • Jonah Krolik
  • Andreas Schmalhofer
  • Michael Song
  • Tate Zawadiuk

Open to Canadian-based cellists aged 18 and 29 who do not currently hold orchestral positions, the 1st prize winner will receive CAD $20,000 – plus a number of performance opportunities.

The 2020 jurywill comprise: Roman Borys, Minna Rose Chung, Denise Djokic, Joseph Elworthy, Matt Haimovitz, David Hetherington, Christina Mahler, Paul Marleyn, Evan Mitchell, Shauna Rolston and Wolf Tormann.