Sixteen-year-old cellist Austin Huntingdon has won first prize at the Stulberg International String Competition in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Huntington, who studies with Richard Hirschl and attends St Joseph's High School in South Bend, Indiana, received $5,000. He also won the $500 Bach Award. Violinists Mayumi Kanagawa and Christine Lim, both 16, placed second and third respectively.