Rising Stars Concerto Competition

The 19th Annual Rising Stars Concerto Competition will be held on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at Viterbo Fine Arts Center – Recital Hall.

For complete information on the competition, please click on the links below:

Click here for the Rising Stars Concerto Competition Information and Application

Click here for the list of repertoire

The results from the Rising Stars Concerto Competition Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017:

1st place winner photo

The 1st place pianist, Abigail Arkley from Bloomington, MN and the 1st place instrumentalist, Julian Rhee from Brookfield, WI

Instrumentalists:

$2000 Jane Saline Memorial winner is Julian Rhee from Brookfield, WI.  He performed Tchaikovsky Violin concerto in D Major, 1st movement.

$1000 William and Stephanie Krueger Award winner is Katia Tesarczyk from St. Paul, MN

$500 John Bolstad Award winner is Madeline Sheard from Maple Grove, MN

Pianists:

$2000 Anna Beth Culver Award winner is Abigail Arkley from Bloomington, MN   She performed Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, 1st movement.

$1000 Jay and Dawn Jaehnke Award winner is Noah Qiu from Woodbury, MN

$500 Jean Ann and Sigurd Gundersen Award winner is Nita Qiu from Woodbury, MN

Honorable Mentions:

Benjamin Lenzmeiere from Minneapolis, MN

Naomi Sutherland from Viroqua, MN

Sakurako Eriksen from Wauwatosa, WI

6 finalists with sponsors

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The 2016 Rising Stars Concerto Competition Results:

$2000 Jane Saline Memorial Instrumental Award Ephraim Sutherland Viroqua, WI Prism Rhapsody for Marimba by Keiko Abe
$2000 Jane Saline Memorial Instrumental Award
Ephraim Sutherland
Viroqua, WI
Prism Rhapsody for Marimba by Keiko Abe
$2000 Anna Beth Culver Piano Award Zhen Tue Eagen, MN Shostakovich PIano Concderto No. 2, Mvt 1
$2000 Anna Beth Culver Piano Award
Zhen Tu
Eagen, MN
Shostakovich PIano Concderto No. 2, Mvt 1
Zhen Tu and Ephraim Sutherland
Zhen Tu, Noah Qiu, Ephraim Sutherland, Spring Spaeth, David Cao, Ben Smith
Zhen Tu, Noah Qiu, Ephraim Sutherland, Spring Spaeth, David Cao, Ben Smith

$1000 Jay and Dawn Jaehnke Instrumental Award
David Cao
Madison, WI
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Mvt 1

$500 John Bolstad Instrumental Award
Spring Spaeth
Onalaska, WI
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Mvt 1

$1000 Jane Saline Memorial Piano Award
Ben Smith
LaCrosse, WI
Saint Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Mvt 1

$500 Travel Leaders Award – Owned & Operated by Goli’s Avenues of Travel
Noah Qiu
Woodbury, MN
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Mvt 1

Honorable Mentions
Stephanie Ye, Plymouth, MN
Abigail Arkley, Somerset, WI
Quinlan Bock, Viroqua, WI

RSCC Finalists with Program Sponsor, Dick Record, and 1st Place Prize Sponsor, AB Culver
RSCC Finalists with Program Sponsor, Dick Record, and 1st Place Prize Sponsor, AB Culver

 

16th Annual 2015 Rising Stars Concerto Competition Winners

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Piano Results:

1st Place AB Culver Award – Collin Jinks from Bayport, MN.
2nd Place David Reedy Award – Noah Qiu from Woodbury, MN
3rd Place Travel Leaders (Owned & operated by Goli’s Avenues of Travel) – Gloriana Wolf from St. Louis Park, MN

Instrumental Results:
1st Place Jane Saline Memorial – Mark Prihodko from Faribault, MN
2nd Place Jay and Dawn Jaehnke Award – Mariya Zabara from Faribault, MN
3rd Place John Bolstad Award – Naomi Sutherland from Viroqua, WI
Honorable Mentions
Piano – Vivian Wilhelms from Waunakee, WI; Jonathan Mattson from Rochester, MN and Michael Tang from Edina, MN
Instrumental – Yaoyao Chen from Menasha, WI and Michael Winkler from Sheboygan, WI
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15th Annual 2014 Rising Stars Concerto Competition Winners
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Instrumental Results:
Evren Ozel – Piano and Micah Cheng – Cello.
1st, Cello – Micah Cheng, Woodbury Mn, Elgar Cello Concerto
2nd, Violin – David Cao, Madison WI, Sibelius Violin Concerto
3rd, Violin – Andy Smith, LaCrosse WI, Wieniawski Violin No. 2 Concerto

Piano Results:
1st, Evren Ozel – Minneapolis, Chopin Piano Concerto
2nd, Noa Qui, Woodbury MN, MacDowell Piano Concerto
3rd, Zhen Tu, Eagan, MN, Mozard Piano Concerto.

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