International Competition

2011-2012 Winners

Congratulations to all competitors who participated in the 2011-2012 Forte International Music Competition! We are pleased to announce the winners below.

 

 

Final Round

Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, January 8th, 2012

 

 

Platinum Award

Not awarded this year

 

 

1st Place Award

Petite: Summer Penzi, Piano, USA

Junior: Steven Shvarts, Voice, USA

Teen: Peter Pao, Cello, Canada

Senior: Francisco Javier Moreno Gonzalez, Cello, Mexico

Adult: Dmitry Kukushkin, Piano, USA

 

 

Special Awards

Best Piano Technique Award: Dmitry Kukushkin, Piano, USA

Best Strings Technique Award: Peter Pao, Cello, Canada

Best Vocal Technique Award: Steven Shvarts, Voice, USA

Most Expressive Young Performer Award: Steven Shvarts, Voice, USA

Most Expressive Performer Award: Peter Pao, Cello, Canada

Most Charming Gentleman Award: Steven Shvarts, Voice, USA

Most Charming Lady Award: Alyona Mamonova, Piano, Russia

 

 

Invited to participate at the Music Mosaic Festival without audition

Steven Shvarts

Peter Pao

Dmitry Kukushkin

 

 

Best Teacher Award

Johanne Perron, Canada

 

 

Presidential Award Contest

Liederkranz, January 7th, 2012

 

 

Best Performer Presidential Award

Madely Eileen Mata Gómez, Cello, Mexico

 

 

1st Place Award

Petite: Sabina Torchinsky, Piano, USA

Junior: Andrey Serzhenko, Piano, Russia

Teen: Jorge Ian Mata Gómez & Madely Eileen Mata Gómez, Piano, Mexico

Senior: Madely Eileen Mata Gómez, Cello, Mexico

Adult: Aylinn Heredia Guzman, Cello, Mexico

 

 

Special Awards

Best Piano Technique Award: Luo Zhen, Piano, USA

Best Strings Technique Award: Madely Eileen Mata Gómez, Cello, Mexico

Best Vocal Technique Award: Allie Rozenblyum, Voice, USA

Most Expressive Young Performer Award: Andrey Serzhenko, Piano, Russia

Most Expressive Performer Award: Madely Eileen Mata Gómez, Cello, Mexico

Most Charming Gentleman Award: Brian Model, Piano, USA

Most Charming Lady Award: Daria Khotunitskaya, Voice, USA

 

 

Once again, congratulations, and see you next year!

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