International Competition

2010-2011 Winners

Congratulations to everyone who competed in the 2010-2011 Forte International Music Competition! We are happy to announce the winners below.

 

 

Carnegie Hall

 

Platinum Award

Celine Pao, piano, Canada

 

1st Place Award

Petite:  Summer Penzi, piano, USA

Junior: Celine Pao, piano, Canada

Teen: Aurora Bella Geis, voice, USA

Senior: Hannah Street, violin, USA

Adult: Alejandro de la Garza Guzman, piano, Mexico

 

Presidential Award

Aurora Bella Geis

Summer Penzi

 

Special Awards

Most Charming Lady Award: Summer Penzi

Most Charming Gentleman Award: Gerardo Lopez Ayala

Most Expressive Young Performer Award: Michael Kakzanov

Most Expressive Performer Award: Charmaine Tan

Best Piano Technique Award: Gerardo Lopez Ayala

Best Strings Technique Award: Jack Skiera

Best Vocal Technique Award: Aurora Bella Geis

 

Scholarship for the Music Mosaic Festival

Gregory Armstrong

Alexa Rabinovich

 

Invited to perform at the Music Mosaic Festival without audition

Summer Penzi, Jorge Ian Mata Gomez, Jack Skiera, Michael Kakzanov, Peter Pao, Celine Pao, Aaron Martinez Hernandez, Hannah Street, Gerardo Lopez Ayala, Alejandro de la Garza Guzman, Diandian Wu, Laura Lutzke, Dana Rachelle, Charmaine Tan

 

Best Teacher Award

Natalia Tibets, Mexico

 

 

Steinway Hall

 

1st Place Award

Petite: Alicia Hsu, piano, USA

Junior: Ryan Chen, piano, USA

Teen: Janette Levin, piano, USA

Senior/Adult: Krystal Migliore, voice, USA

 

Presidential Award

Krystal Migliore

 

Special Awards

Most Charming Lady Award: Raya Balabanova

Must Charming Gentleman Award: Matthew Friend

Most Expressive Young Performer Award: Ryan Chen

Most Expressive Performer Award: Krystal Migliore

Best Piano Technique Award: Ryan Chen

Best Strings Technique Award: Elias Leung

Best Vocal Technique Award: Krystal Migliore

 

Scholarship for the Music Mosaic Festival

Katie Belau

Paolo Merisier

 

Invited to perform to Music Mosaic Festival without audition

Alicia Hsu, Ryan Chen, Raya Balabanova, Krystal Migliore, Tina Seta

 

 

Once again, congratulations, and we can’t wait to see you in NYC again!

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