Congratulations to the 2017 winners!

Gold Medal – William McGregor, double bass

Silver Medal – Qing Yu Chen, violin

Bronze Medal – Karisa Chiu, violin

Bach Prize – Karisa Chiu, violin

Saturday, May 13, 2017, Dalton Center Recital Hall

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Congratulations to the 2017 Semifinalists!

Semifinalist Bios 2017

Semifinal Performance Schedule 2017

Zachary Brandon (18), Violin, Battle Creek, MI
Teachers: Almita Vamos, Hye-sun Lee, Music Institute of Chicago Academy

Qing Yu Chen (16), Violin, Oakland Gardens, NY
Teachers: Masao Kawasaki, Cho-Liang Lin, The Juilliard School

Karisa Chiu (17), Violin, Palatine, IL
Teacher: Almita Vamos, Music Institute of Chicago Academy

Isabelle Durrenberger (18), Violin, Cleveland, OH
Teachers: Jaime Laredo, Jinjoo Cho, Cleveland Institute of Music

Mei Hotta (14), Cello, Torrance, CA
Teacher: Sarah Koo, Koo Cello Studio

Alena Hove (17), Violin, Issaquah, WA
Teacher: Simon James, Coleman Violin Studio

Joseph Hsia (16), Violin, West Windsor, NJ
Teacher: Sheryl Staples, The Juilliard School

Nathan Le (17), Cello, Northridge, CA
Teacher: Ronald Leonard, Colburn Music Academy

Alice Lee (16), Violin, Markham, ON
Teacher: Barry Shiffman, The Royal Conservatory of Music

William McGregor (17), Double Bass, Malvern, PA
Teacher: Albert Laszlo, The Juilliard School

Rachel Siu (19), Cello, New York, NY
Teacher: Joel Krosnick, The Juilliard School

Jeremy Tai (18), Cello, Cupertino, CA
Teacher: Hans Jensen, Northwestern University

2017-18 Season

2017 Midsummer Night’s Interlude

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 6 pm, Gull Lake Country Club

1983 Gold Medalist Sarah Plum, violin and Susan Wiersma Uchimura, piano

2015 Stulberg Gold Medalist Yaegy Park, violin

Wednesday, September 27, 12:15 pm, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

2016 Stulberg Gold Medalist Daniel Hass, cello

Sunday, October 1, 3 pm, Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College

Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Music Director Markand Thakar

2017 Stulberg Silver Medalist Qing Yu Chen, violin

Sunday, October 8, 3 pm, Miller Auditorium, Western Michigan University

University Symphony Orchestra, Music Director Bruce Uchimura

2017 Stulberg Gold Medalist William McGregor, double bass

Saturday, October 28, 8 pm, Miller Auditorium, Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Music Director Candidate Donato Cabrero

 2017 Stulberg Bronze Medalist Karisa Chiu, violin

Sunday, February 8, 4 pm, Chenery Auditorium

Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Orchestra, Music Director Andrew Koehler

43rd Stulberg International String Competition and Master Classes

May 2018, Dalton Center, Western Michigan University

The mission of the Stulberg Competition is to promote excellence in string instrument performance by gifted young artists under the age of twenty.

Stulberg International String Competition Supporters

Thank you to our generous supporters!

Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo
The Burdick Thorne Foundation
Dorothy U. Dalton Foundation
Harold & Grace Upjohn Foundation
Irving S. Gilmore Foundation
Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs
National Endowment for the Arts