Young Musicians Contest
2013 Michael Ben and Illene Komisarow Maurer Young Musicians Contest2013 RESULTS
FIRST PRIZE AWARD - Anson Hui, Piano
Anson Hui has won many piano competitions in his native Canada, including the Grand Prize Award at the Royal Burlington Music Festival in 2011, the Concerto Trophy at music festivals in Markham and North York. In 2010 Anson won the American Protégé International String and Piano Competition after which he performed in Carnegie Hall. He performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto #20 with the New York Concerti Sinfonietta in New York City when he was eleven years old. In 2012 Anson had solo performances in Austria, Czech Republic and Canada. He performed at the Steinway Piano Gallery in Toronto in a concert celebrating the music of Bach and Mozart on March 17, 2013. Anson studies piano with Edward Auer at the IU Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington.SECOND PRIZE AWARD - Sung Moon Park, Cellist
Sung Moon Park, 16, a sophomore at Bloomington North High School, performed Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme. At the 2013 ISO Side-by-Side Concert, Sung Moon was Principal Cellist. He studies with William Grubb at Butler University
THIRD PRIZE AWARD - Phillip Shou, Piano
Other finalists in the competition won $125 Awards of Excellence. They were pianists Oliver Shou, 16, and Edward Shou, 14, from Carmel. They are brothers of the third prize winner. Clara Abel, 17, a cellist from Herron High School in Indianapolis, rounded out the group of finalists.
The Michael Ben and Illene Komisarow Maurer Young Musician’s Contest is a project of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Association.