2019 VIVO International Music Competition
Official Winners: 

Group A:
Gold: Hana Okamoto, Violin
Silver: Nickita Zhang, Violin
Bronze: Aoi Kitazawa, Piano

Group B:
Gold: Rebecca Beato, Violin
Silver: Evelyn J. Joung, Cello Bronze: Cobie Buckmire, Piano
Philina Zhang, Piano
Special award for pianist presented by Lidia Boguslavsky: Samantha Cho, Piano

Group C:
Gold: Andrew Chun, Cello
Silver: Geoffrey Li, Piano
Bronze: Ian Maloney, Cello
Spencer Rubin, Oboe
Special award for pianist presented by Lidia Boguslavsky: Brandon Hwang, Piano

Group D:
Gold: Justin Zhong, Piano
Silver: Christy Choi, Cello
Bronze: Renee and Yireh Duo (Renee Choi, Violin; Yireh Choi, Cello)
Special award for pianist presented by Lidia Boguslavsky: Emily Wang, Piano

 

We proudly present the first prize winners of VIVO International Music Competition 2019:

Group A

Melanie Chang, Cello
Ryan Chung, Violin
Aoi Kitazawa, Piano
Hana Okamoto, Violin
Averie Wu, Piano
Alex Yang, Piano
Nickita Zhang, Violin

Group B

Audrey Ang, Violin
Rebecca Beato, Violin
Anna Bray, Piano
Cobie Buckmire, Piano
Otto Buff, Cello
Sarah Chen, Piano
Samantha Cho, Piano
Eliot Flowers, Cello
Leah Gavilan, Piano
Evan Hwang, Piano
Evelyn J. Joung, Cello
Mayu Kanai, Piano
Zoe Nguyen, Violin
Linda Nichvoloda, Piano
Oan Woo Park, Cello
Dohyeon Ryu, Cello
Amie Shen, Violin
Philina Zhang, Piano
Joseph Zhou, Piano    

Group C

Piano Trio:
Claire Lim, Violin
Amy Woo, Cello
Sophia Shin, Piano
Conan Chang, Violin
Natalie Chow, Piano
Andrew Chun, Cello
Shaw Edwards, Cello
Audrey Gang, Piano
Brandon Hwang, Piano
Julia Jones, Violin
Grace Seoeun Kim, Violin
Geoffrey Li, Piano
Ian Maloney, Cello
Spencer Rubin, Oboe

Group D

Renee & Yireh Duo:
Renee Choi, Violin
Yireh Choi, Cello
Isaac Buckman, Clarinet
Iris Chang, Clarinet
Alex Chao, Piano
Christy Choi, Cello
Haemaru Chung, Violin
Piano & Cello Duo:
James Hwang, Cello
Eric Guo, Piano
Danyoung Kim, Viola
Aleksandra Lenkiewicz, Violin
Hannah Lee, Flute
Anjeli Macaranas, Violin
Hyun Woo Ro, Viola
Vishnu Srinivas, Piano
Adrian Trachsel, Violin
Emily Wang, Piano
Justin Zhong, Piano