New York’s Barbash Bach String Competition at Stony Brook University announced their 5 finalists.
The 2020 finalists are:
- Violinist, Dongyoung Jake Shim
- Violinist, Claire Bourg
- Violinist, Celina Bethoux
- Cellist, Maxime Quennesson
- Cellist, Geirþrúður Anna Guðmundsdóttir
Open to international string players 16 to 30 years of age, the 1st prize winner will receive $5000, plus a performance invitation to the Island Symphony Bach Festival.
The jury will comprise: Stephanie Chase, Stanley Ritchie, Tanya Tomkins, Philip Setzer and Colin Carr.
Previous 1st prize winners include, baroque violinist Rachell Ellen Wong.
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