Violinist Mayumi Kanagawa has won the $12,000 first prize at the Irving M. Klein International String Competition in San Francisco. The 16-year-old from Japan is an academy student of Robert Lipsett and Arnold Steinhardt at the Colburn School of Music in Los Angeles.

Second prize went to cellist Matthew Allen, 19, from Tallahassee, Florida, who studies with Melissa Kraut at the Cleveland Institute of Music. South Korean violinist Ji-Won Song, 18, a student of Victor Danchenko at the Curtis Institute of Music, took third prize.