Competitions, Awards and Appointments: December 2022
This month’s competition results, appointments and forthcoming contests
US violinist Sirena Huang, 28, has won first prize and $75,000 at the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. She also receives a Carnegie Hall recital debut, recording contract, and website development and maintenance. Huang is a graduate of the Juilliard School and Yale University. Second place and $30,000 went to US violinist Julian Rhee, 22, while third place and $15,000 went to Japanese violinist Minami Yoshida, 24.
Germany’s Notos Piano Quartet won the Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland’s Würth Award on 26 September. The prize includes €25,000 and special recognition by the German Music Council. Formed in 2007, the quartet comprises violinist Sindri Lederer, violist Andrea Burger, cellist Philip Graham and pianist Antonia Köster…