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3rd Bösendorfer and Schimmel USASU International Piano Competitions

Bösendorfer Competition

First Prize:
Sangyoung Kim
South Korea

 

Second Prize:
Yoni Levyatov
Israel

 

Third Prize:
Chaoyin Cai
P.R. China

 

Schimmel Senior Competition

First Prize:
Ilia Ulianitsky
Israel

 

Second Prize:
Ashley Hsu
USA

 

Third Prize:
Devon Joiner
Canada

 

Schimmel Junior Competition

First Prize:
Xinzhe Jiang
P.R. China

 

Second Prize:
Joonghun Cho
South Korea

 

Third Prize:
not awarded

Special Awards

Yehuda Meir Memorial Award for the most outstanding performance of an etude by Chopin

Bösendorfer Competition Winner:
Sangyoung Kim, South Korea

 

Schimmel Competitions Winner:
Ilia Ulianitsky, Israel

 

Sarra and Emmanuil Senderov Award for the most outstanding performance of a composition by a Russian Composer:

Bösendorfer Competition Winner:
Sangyoung Kim, South Korea

 

Schimmel Competitions Winner:
Alice Hwang, USA

 

National Society of Arts and Letters Arizona Chapter award for the most outstanding Arizona Pianist in the Bösendorfer Competition:

Winner: Mauricio Arias, Colombia (ASU Student)

 

Discretionary Jury Award

Jury's Award for a Most Outstanding Performance of Ravel's Gaspard de la Nuit

Winner: Jae-Won Cheung, South Korea

 

Competition Dates

January 6–12, 2009

Jury

Baruch Meir, Chairman
Israel/USA
Emanuel Krasovsky
Israel
Robert Hamilton
USA
Hae-Sun Paik
South Korea
Phillip Kawin
USA
Zhe Tang
China