The 8 Finalists have today been announced at the 2019 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition - in New York City.
The 2019 Finalists are:
- Violinist, VC Young Artist Luke Hsu
- Violinist Maria Ioudenitch
- Violist Jordan Bak
- Cellist Jamal Aliyev
- Merz Piano Trio
- Pianist Tristan Paradee
- Recorder player Tabea Debus
- The 1x1 Duo
This year’s winners will receive 3 years artist management and career development on the roster of the Concert Artists Guild – including performance opportunities with more than 40 leading orchestras, concert series and festivals and a New York showcase performance live-streamed internationally on The Violin Channel.
The annual audition is open to outstanding young instrumental soloists and ensembles, of any nationality, who do not currently have North American management representation.
Previous CAG 1st prize winners include the Pacifica Quartet, violinists Jennifer Koh and Joseph Lin – and VC Artists InMo Yang, Alexi Kenney, Yoojing Jang and the Verona and Aizuri String Quartets.
The Final Round, to be held on Sunday the 6th of October, will be live-streamed on The Violin Channel.
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