Tarisio $3000 Young Artist Innovation Grant Winners Announced

Eric Silberger Tarisio Young Artists Grant Recipients Cover

The 5 Tarisio Auctions Trust Young Artist Grant recipients have today been announced.

This year's bursary winners are:

  • Eric Silberger  - for the development of the online music lesson platform, Jukubox
  • Haerim Elizabeth Lee - for her work with MoKo Musik and the promotion and commissioning of Korean music
  • Lauren Latessa - to be used for the CommunityWorks Fellows Quartet’s residency at a senior living facility
  • Mari Lee - for an interdisciplinary Schoenberg performance, lecture and online interview in Berlin
  • Rebecca Hannigan & Paul Wargaski from The Luthier’s Workshop - to provide and maintain violins for schools and non-profit organisations.

Open to applicants aged between 18 to 35, the five US $3000 scholarships were awarded to support innovative stringed instrument projects - created and driven by young artists.

In total over 180 applications from the US, UK, Europe, Korea, Hong Kong and Cuba were received – with the adjudication made by violin virtuosi Leila Josefowicz, Nicolas Altstaedt and VC 'Artist' Ray Chen.

PICTURED: Tarisio Trust Young Artist Grant Recipient, Eric Silberger from Jukubox