YAC 2013 Winners


The Tannenwald Division, named in memory of one the Young Artist Competition's foremost supporters, consist of First prize, now $1000 and a solo appearance with either the Philharmonic Orchestra or the Chorale during the following concert season, and Second and Third Prizes of $650 and $350 respectively.

The Leonard D. Wood Awards, named in honor of Maestro Wood who conducted the Orchestra for many years, are intended to reward excellence in our younger contestants and to encourage them to continue to compete. It is awarded to a contestant who is 18 years of age or younger. The Wood Awards are $500 for First Place, $350 for Second Place and $150 for Third Place.

The Penelope Davis Hart Honorable Mentions are awarded at the discretion of the judges.

The 2013 competition took place on April 21st. The prize winners in the overall competition are:

Peter E.Tannenwald Awards

So Young Park

So Young Park

2nd Place ($650): ROBERT ANEMONE, violin

3rd Place ($350): Tie
KRISTINA BACHRACH, soprano
JOHN GUARINO, violin

Honorable Mentions ($100):
PATRICK DAILEY, countertenor
JULIAN MARINI, soprano

Leonard D. Wood Awards

Ju Hyun Lee

Ju Hyun Lee

2nd Place ($350): AUGUST RAMOS, double bass

3rd Place $150: DYLAN WANG, piano

Honorable Mention ($100): SAMMY ANDONIAN, cello