Finals Concert of the
2019 Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards
for Woodwinds/Brass

Sunday, May 5, 2019, 3:30 PM

Scandinavia House
Victor Borge Hall
58 Park Avenue (at 38th Street)
New York City

Thank you to all the contestants who made the 2019 Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards a great success. We hope your experience was personally rewarding. A special congratulations to the following contestants of the 2019 Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards, who were named 2019 FINALISTS and 2019 YOUNG ARTIST AWARD WINNERS: 

Bixby Kennedy (First Prize)
Yale School of Music, The Juilliard School and USC
Teachers: Hung-Kuan Chen, Jerome Lowenthal, John Perry, Christopher Elton, Peter Frankl

First Prize winning performance of Bixby Kennedy, clarinet, with Luis Ortiz, piano:
Clarinet Sonata No.2, Op.120 No.2 by Johannes Brahms
1:55 I. Allegro amabile
Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet by Igor Stravinsky
10:40 I (Clarinet in A)
12:34 II (Clarinet in A)
13:49 III (Clarinet in B-flat)
Sonata for clarinet and piano, FP 184 by Francis Poulenc
15:04 II. Romanza (Très calme)
Finals Concert of the Musicians Club of New York's 2019 Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards, May 5, 2019, Victor Borge Hall, Scandinavia House, New York City. Video by Paula and Chris Argondizza.

 

Lucija Stilinovic, flute (Second Prize)
Manhattan School of Music, Royal Conservatoire Antwerp, Music Academy in Zagreb
Teachers: Robert Langevin, Aldo Baerten, Renata Penezic

 

Second Prize winning performance of Lucija Stilinovic, flute, with Siying He, piano:
00:13 Image for Solo Flute, Op. 38 by Eugène Bozza
Suite for Flute and Piano, Op. 34 by Charles-Marie Widor
05:21 III. Romance - Andantino
10:18 IV. Final - Vivace
Lucija Stilinovic, flute, Siying He, piano Finals Concert of the Musicians Club of New York's 2019 Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards, May 5, 2019, Victor Borge Hall, Scandinavia House, New York City. Video by Paula and Chris Argondizza.

Chun Sum Chris Wong, flute (Third Prize)
The Juilliard School (MM), Eastman School of Music (BM)
Teachers: Robert Langevin, Bonita Boyd

Third Prize winning performance of Chun Sum Chris Wong, flute, with HeeKyung Michelle Lee, piano:
00:18 Fantasie No. 3 in B minor by Georg Philipp Telemann
Sonata in A major arranged for Flute & Piano by César Frank
4:05 II. Allegro
12:35 East Wind by Shulamit Ran
Chun Sum Chris Wong, flute, HeeKyung Michelle Lee, piano
Finals Concert of the Musicians Club of New York's 2019 Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards, May 5, 2019, Victor Borge Hall, Scandinavia House, New York City. Video by Paula and Chris Argondizza.

Tae Ho Hwang, saxophone (Finalist)
Peabody Conservatory (MM), University of Delaware (BM)
Teachers: Gary Louie, Todd Groves 

 

Finalist performance of Tae Ho Hwang, saxophone, with Amir Farid, piano:
00:18 Saxophone Concerto in E flat major, Op. 109 by Alexander Glazunov
Tae Ho Hwang, saxophone, Amir Farid, piano
Finals Concert of the Musicians Club of New York's 2019 Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards, May 5, 2019, Victor Borge Hall, Scandinavia House, New York City. Video by Paula and Chris Argondizza.