2012 Competition Winners

Winners Have Been Chosen!

Three talented young chamber ensembles received prizes at the inaugural SPCO Youth Chamber Music Competition winners recital on Sunday, February 26 in the Huss Music Room of the SPCO Center.

Listen to their performances by clicking on Video 1 or Video 2.

Congratulations to all!


First prize - $1,000 plus Whitacre medals


QUARTET TZIGANE 

VIDEO 1  | VIDEO 2

 Sloane Wesloh, 15, viola; Evren Ozel, 13, piano; Tom Rosenberg, coach;  Graydon Tope, 15, violin; Parker Tope, 13, cello


The quartet appeared on the radio show "From the Top" Sunday, April 22 on NPR. 

As First Place winners, they performed on June 8  in Marzitelli Foyer at the Ordway

Second prize - $750


TAKE 4 STRING QUARTET 

VIDEO 1  |  VIDEO 2

Jason Shu, 15, violin; Harris Bernstein, 16, violin; Micah Cheng, 16, cello; Benjamin Eide, 17, viola

Ray Shows, coach

Third prize - $500 (Musicians Award)


KROMATIQUE STRING QUARTET

VIDEO 1  |  VIDEO 2

Avery Johnson, 17, cello; Joe Peterson, 16, violin/viola; Joonil Oh, 17, violin/viola; Grant Simonson, 17, violin  

Ray Shows, coach