Prizes Awarded at New York’s Hudson Valley Philharmonic String Competition

22-year-old violinist Ashley Park has been awarded 1st prize at the 2019 Hudson Valley Philharmonic String Competition

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Hudson Valley Philharmonic String Competition Winners 2019 Cover

22-year-old violinist Ashley Park from the United States has been awarded 1st prize at the 2019 Hudson Valley Philharmonic String Competition – in Poughkeepsie, New York.

A student of Ronald Copes and Joel Smirnoff at The Juilliard School, Ashley will receive US $4,000, a solo performance engagement with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic – plus a debut recital debut at the Musical Landscape of Tuscany Festival, in Italy.

2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to 25-year-old violist Ao Peng from South Korea – and 24-year-old violinist Chener Yuan from China.

Open to international violinists, violists and cellists aged 18-25, the 2019 jury comprised: Randall Craig-Fleischer, Fred Sherry and Carole Cowan.

Previous prize winners include: Nobuko Imai, Fred Sherry, Ani Kavafian, Laurie Smukler, Karen Dreyfus, and Arnaud Sussmann.

 

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