International Competition

2013-2014 Winners

Congratulations to all competitors who participated in the 2013-2014 Forte International Music Competition! We are pleased to announce the winners below.



Platinum Award

Miguel Angel Reynosa Quiñones, Voice, Mexico



1st Place Award

Petite: Keila Wakao, Violin, USA

Junior: Brian Wang, Piano, USA

Teen: Avik Sarkar, Piano, USA

Senior: Andrew Rim, Cello, USA

Adult: Nadezhda Guseva, Accordion, Russia



Special Awards

Best Piano Technique Award: Ethan Richman, Piano, USA

Best Strings Technique Award: Minji Kwon, Violin, USA

Best Vocal Technique Award: Zion Byun, Voice, USA

Most Expressive Young Performer Award: Miguel Angel Reynosa Quiñones, Voice, Mexico

Most Expressive Performer Award: Nadezhda Guseva, Accordion, Russia

Most Charming Gentleman Award: James Sinigalliano, Piano, USA

Most Charming Lady Award: Melanie Berman, Voice, USA



Best Teacher Award

Jose Victor Quinonas Rodriguez 



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


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