The mission of the Stulberg Competition is

to promote excellence in string instrument performance

by gifted young artists under the age of twenty.


Thank you to the musicians, guests and volunteers who made this year's gala such a special experience!

Midsummer Night's Interlude:
A Jazz & Strings Affair


2014-2015 Season


Midsummer Night's Interlude: A Jazz & Strings Affair

Gull Lake Country Club, Thursday, August 14, 2014

Featuring 2014 Stulberg Finalist Lillian Lee

Renata, Tom and Gene Knific

Silvia Roederer


2014 Stulberg Silver Medalist Emma Meinrenken with

Western Michigan University Symphony Orchestra

Chenery Auditorium, Sunday, October 5, 2014, 3 pm


2013 Stulberg Gold Medalist Youjin Lee with

Baltimore Chamber Orchestra

Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, Sunday, November 2, 2014, 3 pm

2014 Stulberg Gold Medalist Zlatomir Fung with

Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra

St. Cecelia Music Society, Royce Auditorium, Friday, November 7, 2014, 8 pm


2014 Stulberg Bronze Medalist Charles Seo with

Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Orchestra

Chenery Auditorium, Sunday, February 15, 2015, 4 pm


Stulberg Master Class Students at

Kalamazoo Art Hop

Epic Center, Friday, March 6, 2015, 5 pm


40th Stulberg International String Competition

Dalton Center Recital Hall, WMU, May 16, 2015


2015 Stulberg Master Classes

Dalton Center, WMU, May 17, 2015

Congratulations to the 2014 Stulberg Competition Winners!


Gold Medal: Zlatomir Fung, cello
Westborough, MA

Silver Medal: Emma Meinrenken, violin
Toronto, ON

Bronze Medal: Charles Seo, cello
Houston, TX

Bach Award: Zlatomir Fung

Audience Appreciation Award: Charles Seo

Meet the 2014 Semifinalists--

Santiago Canon-Valencia (18), Cello, Dallas, TX
School: Southern Methodist University; Teacher: Andres Diaz

Zlatomir Fung (14), Cello, Westborough, MA
School: Oak Meadow School; Teacher: Richard Aaron

Sarah Hall (19), Violin, Arlington, WA
School: Home Schooled; Teacher: Ronald Patterson

Lillian Lee (19), Violin, Pittsburgh, PA
School: Carnegie Mellon University; Teacher: Cyrus Forough

Emma Meinrenken (14), Violin, Toronto, Ontario
School: Royal Conservatory of Music; Teacher: Atis Bankas

Peter Pao (14), Cello, St-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec
School: Heritage High School; Teacher: Anna Burden

Julia Rosenbaum (18), Cello, Potomac, MD
School: The Potomac School; Teacher: David Hardy

Charles Seo (18), Cello, Houston, TX
School: High School for the Performing & Visual Arts; Teacher: Brinton Smith

Ila Shon (16), Cello, San Francisco, CA
School: San Francisco University High School; Teacher: Sieun Lin

Jeremy Tai (15), Cello, Cupertino, CA
School: Saint Francis High School; Teacher: Jonathan Koh

Lucie Ticho (16), Cello, Hinsdale, IL
School: Hinsdale Central High School; Teacher: Tanya Carey

Angela Wee (16), Violin, Woodbury, NY
School: Juilliard Pre-College; Teacher: Masao Kawasaki


2014 Stulberg Competition
Bronze Medalist Charles Seo, Judge Donald Weilerstein, Silver Medalist Emma Meinrenken,
Judge John Sant'Ambrogio, Judge Karen Dreyfus, Gold Medalist Zlatomir Fung