Congratulations to the 2019 Medalists!

Daniel Rafimayeri, violin – Burdick-Thorne Gold Medal, Bach Prize

Nathan Le, cello – Silver Medal

Sory Park, violin – Pinehurst Bronze Medal

 

44th Stulberg International String Competition

Saturday, May 18, 2019

WMU’s Dalton Center Recital Hall

Judges Paul Coletti, Emilio Colón, Jennifer Frautschi

Congratulations to the 2019 Stulberg Semifinalists!

Semifinalist Bios & Photos 2019

Semifinals Performance Schedule 2019

Jaime An (19), Cello, Saratoga, CA
Teacher: Hans Jensen, Northwestern University

Julia Angelov (18), Violin, Washington DC
Teacher: Aaron Rosand, Curtis Institute of Music and Mannes School of Music

James Baik (17), Cello, Willmette, IL
Teachers: Hans Jensen, Northwestern University

Jack Boettcher (17), Cello, Naperville, IL
Teacher: Hans Jensen, Northwestern University

Ari Boutris (18), Violin, New York, NY
Teacher: Patinka Kopec, Manhattan School of Music

Nathan Le (19), Cello, Northridge, CA
Teacher: Laurence Lesser, New England Conservatory

Stephen Leou (16), Cello, Bellevue, WA
Teacher: Leslie Marckx, Marckx Studio

Sory Park (19), Violin, Gwangju, South Korea
Teacher: Soovin Kim, New England Conservatory

Daniel Rafimayeri (18), Violin, New York, NY
Teacher: Paul Biss, New England Conservatory

Sara Scanlon (18), Cello, Milford, CT
Teachers: Richard Aaron and Julie Albers, Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

Hannah White (19), Violin, Los Angeles, CA
Teacher: Robert Lipsett, Colburn Conservatory

Chelsea Xia (16), Violin, New York, NY
Teacher: Elizabeth Faidley, Manhattan School of Music

2019 Calendar

Gold Medalist Charlotte Marckx (violin) and the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, January 26, 2019 – 8 pm

Miller Auditorium, Western Michigan University

2017 Gold Medalist William McGregor (double bass) and the Grand Rapids Symphony

Friday, February 22, 2019 – 10 am and 8 pm

St. Cecilia Music Center, Grand Rapids

BRAVO! 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019 – 7 pm

Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre, Epic Center, Kalamazoo

Admission free – details at www.stulberg.org/2019-bravo/about-2019-bravo/

Live streamed at our Facebook page and at https://livestream.com/GilmoreFestival/Bravo2019

44th Stulberg International String Competition

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Dalton Center, Western Michigan University

Judges Paul Coletti, Emilio Colón, Jennifer Frautschi

Daytime semifinals on the half-hour from 9 am to 4 pm – free and open to public

Evening finals at 7:30 pm – tickets $25/adults and $5/students – tickets available at the door

Stulberg International String Competition Master Classes

Sunday, May 19, 2019 – 12:30 pm

Dalton Center, Western Michigan University

Concurrent Classes with Violist Paul Coletti, Cellist Emilio Colón, Violinist Jennifer Frautschi

Free and open to public

Summer & Stars Celebration

Thursday, July 18, 2019 (RSVP by July 8)

Gull Lake Country Club – 6 pm

Featuring 2015 Silver Medalist Oliver Herbert, cello and Silvia Roederer, piano

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!

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