The mission of the Stulberg Competition is

to promote excellence in string instrument performance

by gifted young artists under the age of twenty.

Please join us for the
2014 Stulberg International String Competition
and Master Classes

Daytime Semifinals - Saturday, May 17
9 a.m. - 12 noon and 1 - 4 p.m.
Free and open to the public
Dalton Center Recital Hall, WMU


Evening Finals Concert - Saturday, May 17 - 8 p.m.
$20/adults and $5/students 
Dalton Center Recital Hall, WMU
Tickets available at the door or online at Brown Paper Tickets




Master Classes
Free and open to public - Dalton Center, WMU

Friday, May 16 - 4-6:30 p.m.
Pamela Frank, violin

Sunday, May 18 - 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Karen Dreyfus, viola and John Sant'Ambrogio, cello

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

Lucia 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

2013-2014 Season


Midsummer Night's Interlude

Gull Lake Country Club, Thursday, July 18, 2013


2013 Stulberg Silver Medalist Ariel Horowitz with

Western Michigan University Symphony Orchestra

Chenery Auditorium, Sunday, October 6, 2013, 3pm

2013 Stulberg Bronze Medalist Laura Park with

Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Orchestra

Chenery Auditorium, Sunday, November 10, 2013, 4pm


2013 Stulberg Gold Medalist Youjin Lee with

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

Dalton Center Recital Hall, WMU, Sunday, January 5, 2014, 3pm


Midori/Stulberg Violin Masterclass and Panel

Second Reformed Church, 2323 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo

Saturday, February 1, 2014, 3pm


Stulberg Master Class Students at

Kalamazoo Art Hop

Epic Center, Friday, March 7, 2014, 5 pm


2014 Stulberg International String Competition

Dalton Center Recital Hall, WMU, May 17, 2014


2014 Stulberg Master Classes

Dalton Center, WMU, May 16 and 18, 2014


Midsummer Night's Interlude: A Jazz and Strings Affair

Gull Lake Country Club, Thursday, August 14, 2014



2013 Stulberg Competition
Judge Soovin Kim, Silver Medalist Ariel Horowitz, Bronze Medalist Laura Park, Gold Medalist Youjin Lee,
Judge Victoria Chiang, Judge Richard Aaron