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2019

Winners and Honorable Mentions for the 2019 Musical Club of Hartford High School Strings Competition

1st place winner: Jisoo Kim, violin
Sonata in A Minor, BWV 1003, I. Grave - J.S. Bach
Sonata in G Major, Op. 30, No. 3, I. Allegro assai - L. van Beethoven
Accompanist: Gaylien Chun
 
Jisoo Kim, violinist, lives in Avon. She is a senior at Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick, MA and a student of Lynn Chang and Robyn Bollinger at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School. She is a member of Youth Philharmonic Orchestra at NEC Prep and has performed chamber music at NEC Prep and her school.

Winners and Honorable Mentions for the 2019 Musical Club of Hartford High School Vocal Competition

1st Place Winner:  Sarah Marze, Soprano
Concert Performance Pieces: 
Amiamo by Gaetano Donizetti (1797 – 1848)  (3:00)
Fear no more the heat o’the sun by Gerald Finzi (1901-1956) (4:30)
   From Let Us Garlands Bring, Op. 18; words from Cymbeline by William Shakespeare
Accompanist:  Stephen Scarlato
 
Sarah Marze, a senior at Canton High School, is an Ensign-Darling Vocal Fellow at The Bushnell.  She has studied voice with Nancy Andersen at the Hartt School for eight years.  She also studies with vocal coach David Chrzanowski,  piano teacher Diana Lawler, and clarinet teacher Alan Francis.

Winners and Honorable Mentions for the 2019 Musical Club of Hartford High School Winds Competition

1st Place winner:   Madeleine Park, Flute
Concert performance piece:     Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise, Opus 26  - Franz Doppler (7:00)
 Accompanist:    Gay Chun
 
The First Place winner in the Musical Club of Hartford’s High School Winds Competition is Madeleine Park, a sophomore at Greenwich High School.  Born in Singapore, she started playing the flute in 3rd grade, and has been studying under Soo Kyung Park for the past 4 years.  At Greenwich HS she is Principal Flute in the Wind Ensemble, and was chosen to perform at Ct Music Educators Western Regional Festival.