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Cleveland Philharmonic 2016 Frieda Schumacher Young Artists' Competition

The Frieda Schumacher - Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra
Young Artists’ Competition
January 7, 2018

The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra Young Artists’ Competition was established in 1973 by beloved Cleveland musician and CPO board member, Frieda Schumacher. It is a statewide competition, open to all Ohio vocal and instrumental students in grades 7 through 12.

The competition provides the unique opportunity for the young artist to perform an entire concerto or other suitable work as the featured soloist with the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday, April 21, 2018 and on Sunday, April 22, 2018. The winner will be awarded a cash prize of $400.

The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra is proud to offer this competition each year as an opportunity for gifted young musicians to gain performance experience.

The 2018 competition will be held on Sunday, January 7th in the
Cuyahoga Community College Metropolitan Campus Auditorium.

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here for an application form.

The following is a list of the winners since the competition was founded.

2017 - Celina Bethoux, violin
2016 - Henry Shapard, cello
2015 - Isabelle Durrenberger, violin
2014 - Megan Lee, piano
2013 - John Mietus, double bass
2012 - Hannah Moses, cello
2011 - Michael Ferri, violin
2010 - James Thompson, violin
2009 - Stephanie Lee, piano
2008 - Anna Czerniak, violin
2007 - Katrina Bobbs, piano
2006 - Jessica Wen, piano
2005 - Rebekah Daley, horn
2004 - Jinjoo Cho, violin
2003 - Alice Yoo, cello
2002 - Joyce Oh, piano
2001 - Katie Elder, viola
2000 - Elizabeth Diener,flute
    Alina Costaras, violin
1999 - Paul Kwak, piano
1998 - Orion Weiss, piano
1997 - Johnny Lee, violin
    Jenny Robinson, flute
1996 - Frank Huang, violin
1995 - Andrew and Gilbert Wong, piano duo
1994 - Wei-Tang Huang, piano
1993 - Stephanie Misono, violin
1992 - Jason DePue, violin
1991 - Stacey Barnes, piano
    Karen Lee, violin
1990 - No competition held
1989 - Christina Jennings, flute
Edward B. Christopher, baritone
1988 - Wei-Pin Kuo, violin
1987 - David Borishansky, violin
    Lester Lynch, baritone
1986 - Lydia Brown, piano
1985 - Mary Jane Austin, piano
    Amy Larsen, piano
    Timothy McCoul, trumpet
1984 - Megan Sherman, harp
    David Thrall, violin
1983 - Eric Tishkoff, clarinet
    Beth Ann Simmons, flute
1982 - Claire Eichhorn, clarinet
    Sook Mee Hahn, piano
1981 - Ellen Payne, violin
    Brian Reno, trumpet
    Christine Rigby, flute
    Patricia Welsh, soprano
1980 - Molly Fung, violin
    Robert Royse, English horn
1979 - Christopher Norton, marimba
    Eugene Chung, violin
1978 - Florence Schwartz, violin
1977 - Karen Berk, piano
1976 - Daniel Silver, clarinet
1975 - Amy Smukler, piano
1974 - Mark Guy, horn
1973 - Laurie Smukler, violin
    Anne Cherry, piano




Photos by Roger Mastroianni. PLEASE NOTE: all images are for promotional use only.

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