International Competition

2017-2018 Winners

Congratulations to all competitors who participated in the 2017-2018 Forte International Music Competition! We are pleased to announce this year's winners below.



Platinum Award

Pablo Rubin Jurado, Voice, USA


Best Teacher Award

Cynthia Sanner



1st Place Award

Petite: N/A

Junior: Taksh Gupta, Piano, USA 

Teen: Anjulie Djearam, Voice, Canada

Senior: Evelyn Carr, Voice, USA

Adult: Anahit Arushanyan, Piano, USA 



Special Awards

Best Piano Technique Award: Anahit Arushanyan, USA

Best Strings Technique Award: Jian Du, USA

Best Vocal Technique Award: Pablo Rubin Jurado, USA

Most Expressive Performer Award: Pablo Rubin Jurado, USA

Most Expressive Young Performer Award: Taksh Gupta, USA

Most Charming Gentleman Award: Daniel Shmulyarenko, USA

Most Charming Lady Award: Evelyn Carr, USA



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


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