BREAKING | Prizes Awarded at USA’s 2018 Stulberg International String Competition

15 year old violinist Charlotte Marckx has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Stulberg International String Competition

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15-year-old violinist Charlotte Marckx from the United States has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Stulberg International String Competition – at the Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

A student of Simon James in Seattle, Charlotte is a former major prize winner at the MTNA National String Competition and the Johansen International Competition for Young String Players.

2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to 15-year-old cellist La Li and 17-year-old violinist Maya Anjali Buchanan.

 

CHARLOTTE MARCKX | SAINT-SAENS VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 3 | 3RD MVT | 2018 STULBERG INTERNATIONAL STRING COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE | 15 YEARS OLD

 

LA LI | ELGAR CELLO CONCERTO | 1ST & 2ND MVTS | 2018 STULBERG INTERNATIONAL STRING COMPETITION | 2ND PRIZE | 15 YEARS OLD

 

MAYA ANJALI BUCHANAN | KORNGOLD VIOLIN CONCERTO | 2ND & 3RD MVTS | 2018 STULBERG INTERNATIONAL STRING COMPETITION | 3RD PRIZE | 17 YEARS OLD

 

Charlotte will receive US $6,000 – plus a number of domestic concerto performance opportunities.

She was also awarded the 2018 prize for the ‘best performance of a work by J.S. Bach’ in the Semi-Final round.

 

CHARLOTTE MARCKX | BACH | SOLO SONATA NO. 2 IN A MINOR | GRAVE | 2018 STULBERG INTERNATIONAL STRING COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE | 15 YEARS OLD

 

Open to violinists, violists, cellists and bassists of any nationality aged 19 or under, former prize winners include Joshua BellSoovin KimRachel Barton Pine and Jennifer Koh – and VC Artists Zeyu Victor LiZlatomir FungMatthew Lipman and Benjamin Beilman.

 

The 2018 jury comprised: Aaron DworkinAnthony Ross and Scott St John.

Full competition streaming available at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/mWy3WRYcuUF

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