Past Competition Winners

2013

Donald Sinta Quartet
Alexi Kenney, violin
Ko-Eun Yi, piano
PUBLIQuartet

2012

Jay Campbell, cello
Steven Lin, piano
Lysander Piano Trio
WindSync, wind quintet

2011

Naomi O’Connell, mezzo-soprano
Sybarite5
Amphion String Quartet

2010

Michael Brown, piano
Mischa Bouvier, baritone
Linden String Quartet

2009

Calmus, vocal ensemble
Ching-Yun Hu, piano
Sebastian Baverstam, cello
Hye-Jin Kim, violin

2008

Claire Chase, flute
Afiara String Quartet

2007

Sarah Wolfson, soprano
Carducci String Quartet
Daria Rabotkina, piano
Bridget Kibbey, harp
Phyllis Chen, toy piano/piano

2006

Jennifer Stumm, viola
Amstel Quartet, saxophones
Brasil Guitar Duo
Janaki String Trio
Jade Simmons, piano

2005

Jessica Lee, violin
Soo Bae, cello
Parker String Quartet

2004

QNG–Quartet New Generation, recorder collective
Krista River, mezzo-soprano
Soyeon Lee, piano

2003

Asmira Woodward-Page, violin
Svetoslav Stoyanov, percussion
Tanya Bannister, piano
Enso String Quartet

2002

Peter Kolkay, Bassoon
Antares, violin, cello, clarinet, piano Quartet
Michi Wiancko, Violin
Thomas Meglioranza, Baritone

2001

Alpin Hong, Piano
Christina Jennings, Flute
Backbeat Percussion Quartet
Imani Winds
Trio Johannes

2000

Mark Uhlemann Bass-Baritone
Anthony Padilla, Piano

1999

Nanae Mimura, Marimba
James Lent, Piano
Avalon String Quartet

1998

Katona Twins Guitar Duo
eighth blackbird
Judith Ingolfsson, violin

1997

Pacifica String Quartet
Kirsten Larson, flute

1996

Joseph Lin, Violin
Douglas Webster, Baritone
Marko Ylonen, Cello
Scott Lee Viola

1995

Mariko Anraku, Harp
Laurel Trio, Piano Trio

1994

Jennifer Koh, Violin

1993

Ayako Yoshida, Violin
Mia Chung, Piano

1992

Miami String Quartet
Aldo Abreu, Recorder
Ivan Chan, Violin
New Century Saxophone Quartet

1991

Lauren Wagner, Soprano

1990

Washington Barella, Oboe
Meridian Arts Ensemble

1989

Charlotte Hellekant, Mezzo-soprano
Marie-Pierre Langlamet, Harp

1988

Alan Chow, Piano
Rorianne Schrade, Piano
Carol Meyer, Soprano
The Block Ensemble

1987

Hakan Rosengren, Clarinet
Semyon Fridman, Cello
Robert Swensen, Tenor

1986

Maria Bachmann, Violin
Marie-Luise Neunecker, Horn
Marina Piccinini, Flute
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

1985

Margaret Poyner, Soprano
Joanna Picker, Cello
David Bilger, Trumpet
Kim Scholes, Cello
Sarah Kwak, Violin
George Mgrdichian Oud
David Krakauer, Clarinet
Peggy Pearson, Oboe

1984

Carl Kleinsteuber, Tuba
Bowdoin Trio
Douglas Wm. Walter, Marimba, Vibraphone
Carol Smith, Soprano
Steven Jordheim, Saxophone
Neil Rutman, Piano
Joseph Lulloff, Saxophone

1983

Ensemble Chanterelle
Stephen Drury, Piano
Timothy Landauer, Cello
Linda Kobler, Harpsichord
Mary Ann Hart, Mezzo-soprano
John Harle Saxophone
Thomas Gallant Oboe
Beacon Brass Quintet
Helen Campo, Flute

1982

Sara Faust, Piano
Jeani Muhonen, Flute
Ofra Harnoy, Cello
Barry Douglas, Piano
Michael Collins, Clarinet
Gail Dobish, Soprano
Barbara Martin, Mezzo-soprano
Alexander String Quartet

1981

William Waters, Guitar
Frederick Moyer, Piano
Caryl Thomas, Harp
Susan Svercek, Piano
Ann Mackay, Soprano
The Arden Trio
John Anderson, Oboe
Ellen Lang, Soprano
Susan Rotholz, Flute

1980

Laura Hunter, Saxophone
Christopher Green-Armytage, Piano
Julius Berger, Cello
Ann Hart, Mezzo-soprano
Rhonda Rider, Cello
One Plus One, Violin/Viola Duo
John Feeney, Double Bass
Ingrid Jacoby, Piano

1979

Tyra Gilb, Flute
David Jolley, Horn
Sioned Williams, Harp
Marie Laferriere, Mezzo-soprano
Martha Hartman Whitmore, Soprano
Regina Mushabac, Cello
Janus Ensemble

1978

Michael Boriskin, Piano
Trio D’Accordo
Dieuwke Schreuder, Cello
Beverly Morgan, Mezzo-soprano
Ralph Evans, Violin
Gwendolyn Bradley, Soprano
Sonos Chamber Ensemble
Rita Kneusel Saxophone
James Miller Trumpet

1977

Lois Shapiro, Piano
Michael Thomopoulos, Piano
Quintet Di Legno
Karen Buranskas, Cello
Daisietta Kim, Soprano
Chang/Kogan Duo
Franck Avril, Oboe
William Hoyt, Horn

1976

Stephanie Jutt, Flute
Wendy Gillespie, Viola
Katherine Ciesinski, Mezzo
Mary Elizabeth Stephenson
Stewart Newbold Clarinet
Pamela Guidetti, Flute
Jacob Krichaf, Piano
William Grubb, Cello
Mary Springfels, da gamba
David Hart, Flute
Lucy Cross, Lute
William Black, Piano
Eugene Drucker, Violin
Peter Becker, Countertenor

1975

Nancy Green, Cello
Peter Corey Guitar
Laufman Duo
Annette Parker, Soprano
Rapael Trio

1974

Karen Johnson, Mezzo-soprano
Alan Weiss, Piano
Emanuel Gruber, Cello
Gary Steigerwalt, Piano
David Northington, Piano
Robin McCabe, Piano
Arioso Wind Quintet
Manuel Barrueco Guitar

1973

Nancy Evers, Soprano
Andrew Rangell, Piano
Jane Hamborsky, Clarinet
Harvey Pittel Saxophone
David Shifrin, Clarinet
Susan Salm, Cello
Marian Hahn, Piano
Amanza Trio
Sandra N. Miller, Flute

1972

David Oei, Piano
Pamela Mia Paul, Piano
Carol Wincenc, Flute
Paul Tobias, Cello
Richard Fredrickson, Basso
Pawel Checinski, Piano
Sung-Kil Kim, Baritone
Susan Davenny Wyner, Soprano
Donald Green, Cello

1971

Etsuko Tazaki, Piano
David Stern Clarinet
Marioara Trifan, Piano
Ani Kavafian, Violin
Robert Christesen, Baritone
Daniel Waitzman, Recorder and Baroque Flute

1970

Marsha Heller, Oboe
Idith Zvi, Piano
Interaction
Elaine Comparone, Harpsichord
Larry Graham, Piano
Irene Gubrud, Soprano
Gabriel Chodos, Piano
Yoko Nozaki, Piano
Gerardo Ribeiro, Violin
Justin Blasdale, Piano

1969

Ivan Oak, Tenor
Yolanda Roman, Soprano
Noelle Rogers, Soprano
Edith Kraft, Piano
Betty Jones, Soprano
Sandra Darling, Soprano
Li-Ping Hsieh, Soprano
Paul Posnak, Piano

1968

Jerome Bunke, Clarinet
Daniel Epstein, Piano
Barbara Chenault, Soprano
Natan Brand, Piano
Carmen Alvarez, Piano
Michael Haran, Cello
Shari Anderson, Soprano

1967

Mannes Trio
John Cerminaro Horn
Yehuda Hanani, Cello
Peter Basquin, Piano
Sivia Serrlya, Soprano
Romuald Tecco, Violin
Diane Walsh, Piano
Jody Lasky, Soprano
Christiane Edinger, Violin

1966

LaVergne Monette, Soprano
Lanoue Davenport, Flute
Almita Hyman-Vamos, Violin
Gisela Depkat, Cello
Eleanor Edwards, Soprano
Ellen Hassman, Cello
Virginia Marks, Piano
Jerome Rosen, Violin
Grayson Hirst, Tenor
Ronald Roseman Oboe

1965

Phyllis Mailing, Mezzo
Mertine Johns, Mezzo
Karen Shaw, Piano
John Large, Baritone
Roe Van Boskirk, Piano
Clyde Tipton, Basso
Joan Summers, Soprano
Sheldon Shkolnik, Piano
Ruth McCoy Gatto, Soprano
David Garlock, Piano
Richard Allen, Baritone
Judith Allen, Soprano
Sylvia Chambless Patrick, Piano
Robert Preston, Piano
Ruth Glasser, Cello
James Stroud, Cello

1964

William Greene, Tenor
Jean Kraft, Mezzo-soprano
Constance Douglass, Piano
Sheila Schonbrun, Soprano
Takako Nishizaki, Violin
Louis Nagel, Piano
Nancy Wyner, Mezzo-soprano
Richard Syracuse, Piano
Winifred Dettore, Soprano
Findlay Cockrell, Piano
William Cheadle, Piano
Matitiahu Braun, Violin
Shirley Love, Mezzo-soprano
Fernando Illanes, Tenor
Stephen Flamberg, Piano

1963

Edward Aldwell, Piano
Jamesetta Holliman, Piano
Evelyn Watson, Soprano
William Steck, Violin
Neal O’Doan, Piano
Helen Merritt, Soprano
Jung-Ja Kim, Piano
David Yeomans, Piano
Leonidas Lipovetsky, Piano
Mary Beck, Soprano
Margaret Kalil, Soprano
Nina Kaleska, Soprano
Nan Gullo, Harp
Lee Dougherty, Soprano
Verica Fassel, Piano
Janet Goodman, Piano
Grace DiBattista, Soprano
Glenn Jacobson, Piano

1962

Bonnie Bogle, Piano
Evangelin Marko, Cello
Wanda Maximillian, Piano
Donna Precht, Soprano
James Stafford, Piano
Donald Walker, Piano
Marie Traficante, Soprano
David Kaiserman, Piano
Madeline Stevenson, Soprano
Masako Fujii, Violin
Sanford Margolis, Piano
Alexandra Hunt, Soprano
Alan Finell, Piano
Marilyn Dubow, Violin
Daniel Domb, Cello
Isabel Berg, Piano
Ernest Chang, Piano

1961

Marcia Heller, Piano
Miguel Pinto, Piano
Thomas Vasiloff, Baritone
Maria Luisa Lopez-Vito, Piano
David Rosenstein Bass
Malka Silberberg, Mezzo
Gene Boucher, Baritone
Harriet Lawyer, Soprano
Vera Graf, Violin
Kenneth Goldsmith, Violin
Edgar Fischer, Cello
Jesse Levine Viola
Alpha Brawner, Soprano
Rama Jucker, Cello
Edward Zolas, Piano
Jerome Rose, Piano

1960

Ronald Rogers, Piano
Albertine Baumgartner, Piano
Naomi Weiss, Piano
Catherine Wallace, Soprano
Ilana Vered, Piano
George Shirley, Tenor
Michael Rogers, Piano
Laurel Miller, Mezzo
Charles Haupt, Violin
Joanne Cohen, Violin
Mark Chalat, Tenor
Arline Billings, Piano
Charles Wendt, Cello
Carol Wilder, Soprano
Patricia MacDonald, Soprano

1959

Joan Wall, Mezzo-soprano
Rita Schoen, Soprano
Andre De La Varre, Piano
Toby Saks, Cello
Beatrice Rippy, Soprano
Deborah Reeder, Cello
Helen Cox Raab Contralto
Dan Marek, Tenor
Richard Kuelling, Basso
Doris Allen, Violin
Maris-Stella Bonnell, Piano
Jack Dane Litten, Tenor
Marilyn Anne Laughlin, Flute
Phyllis Frankel, Soprano
Alexander Fiorillo, Piano
Enid Dale, Piano

1958

Howard Lebow, Piano
Victoria Markowski, Piano
Hugh Matheny Oboe
Raymond Michalski, Basso
Mayne Miller, Piano
Lois Carole Pachucki, Piano
Judith Basch, Violin
Frank Cedrone, Piano
Margaret Kalil, Soprano
Agustin Anievas, Piano
Joy Pottle, Piano
Judith Raskin, Soprano
Harold Johnson, Tenor
Ramon Gilbert, Baritone
Georgia Davis Contralto
Herbert Chatzky, Piano
Howard Aibel, Piano

1957

Mary Hensley, Mezzo-soprano
Clifton Matthews, Piano
Sheila Henig, Piano
Grant Williams, Tenor
Jeanette Scovotti, Soprano
Charles Engel, Piano
Joseph Schwartz, Piano
Annina Celli, Mezzo-soprano
Reri Grist, Soprano
Shirley Verrett, Soprano
Eva Marie Wolfe, Soprano
Richard Syracuse, Piano
Donn-Alexandrer Feder, Piano
Olegna Fuschi, Piano
Tana Bawden, Piano

1956

Madelyn Vose, Mezzo-soprano
Nancy Hall, Mezzo-soprano
Sophia Steffan, Mezzo-soprano
Morey Ritt, Piano
Lynn Rasmussen, Soprano
Daniel Pollack, Piano
Denver Oldham, Piano
Martina Arroyo, Soprano
Hyman Bress, Violin
Ada Pinchuk, Piano
Manuel Maramba, Piano
Angelica Lozada, Soprano
Thomas Carey, Baritone
Charles Castleman, Violin
Mary Freeman, Violin
Deanne Garcy, Piano
Harold Jones,, Flute
Margarita Zambrana, Soprano

1955

Clifford Snyder, Baritone
William Metcalf, Baritone
Dorothy Happel, Violin
Betty Allen, Mezzo
Ramy Shevelov, Violin
Emilio Rosario, Piano
John Pidgeon, Piano
Donna Pegors, Soprano
Joan Moynagh, Soprano
Elaine Bonazzi, Mezzo
Lorraine Wollnik, Soprano
Ellen Pahl, Piano
Eugenia Hyman, Piano
Audrey Kooper, Piano
Ralph Feinstein, Violin
Sara Jane Fleming, Soprano
Erick Friedman, Violin
Zelda Gilgore, Piano
Andrew Heath, Piano
Alexander Horvath, Violin
Harry Wimmer, Cello
Frances Bartley, Soprano

1954

Bernard Kreger, Piano
Thomas Stewart, Bass-baritone
Sosio Manzo, Tenor
Martin Canin, Piano
Bruce Stegg, Piano
Mara Shorr, Soprano
Gertrude Prinzi, Soprano
Marvin Morgenstern, Violin
Sheila Minzer, Piano
Shirley Givins, Violin
Mitchell Andrews, Piano
Charles Dunn, Baritone
Eileen DiTullio, Soprano
Emilia Cundari, Soprano
Nancy Cirillo, Violin
Isador Lateiner, Violin
Donald Betts, Piano
Evelyn Lear, Soprano
Martin Eshelman, Violin
Robert Menga, Violin

1953

Oliver Colbentson, Violin
David Wells, Cello
Beverly Somach, Violin
Dorothy Phillips, Violin
Stephen Manes, Piano
Ruth Lakeway, Soprano
Uzi Wiesel, Cello
Leonor Umstead, Piano
Muriel Kilby, Piano
William de Valentine, Basso
Paul Gurevich, Violin
Barbara Allen, Soprano
Arabella Hong, Soprano
Robert Hearn, Baritone
Ellen Alexander, Mezzo-soprano
Stanley Babin, Piano
Allen Brown, Piano
Christina C. Cardillo, Soprano
Norma Ferris, Violin
Leyna Gabriele, Soprano

1952

Louis F. Simon, Violin
Militades Siadimas, Violin
Robert Natkoff, Violin
Dina Soresi, Soprano
Virginia-Gene Shankel, Piano
Helen Spina, Soprano
Leah Mellman, Piano
Shirley Bardin, Soprano
Joseph Plon, Piano
Harry Wimmer, Cello
Ara Charles Adrian, Soprano
Catalina Zandueta, Soprano
Mary-Louise Brown, Piano
Charlotte Bloecher, Soprano
Olanda Drewery, Soprano
Byron Goode, Flute
Eleanor Mandel, Piano
Esther Fernandez, Piano
Andrew Frierson, Baritone
Valerie Lamoree, Soprano
Gabriel Banat, Violin
Daniel Abrams, Piano
Allen Rogers, Piano

1951

Pasquale Verduce, Basso
Rosalie Adragna, Soprano
Richard Leshin, Violin
Frank Matori, Piano
Angela Pistelli, Piano
Sandra Propp, Piano
Yvette Rudin, Violin
Vincent Speranda, Piano
Barbara Berkman, Piano
Osias Wilensky, Piano
Elizabeth Devlin, Soprano
Laurence Watson, Baritone
Robin Allardice, Soprano
Ira Shur, Tenor
Helen Rice, Soprano
Samuel Sanders, Piano
Roger Kamien, Piano
Alan Grishman, Violin
Nathan Goldstein, Violin
Harriet Emerson, Violin
Kenneth Chertok, Baritone
Ruth Brall, Soprano
Anita Katchen, Piano
Sally Allen, Soprano
Thaddeus Brys, Cello