Olshan Young Artist Competition

Immanuel and Helen Olshan Foundation Young Artists Competition

The Preparatory & Continuing Studies Department hosted the ninth annual Immanuel and Helen Olshan Foundation Young Artists Competition on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2:00pm in Dudley Recital Hall.  And the winners are....

DIVISION I
1st place: Megan Wang (piano, studio of Dr. Chien-Jung Chen)
2nd place: Linh Mai Tran (piano, studio of Dr. Chien-Jung Chen)
3rd place: Emily Wang (piano, studio of Kris Walters)

DIVISION II
1st place: Doris Xu (piano, studio of Kris Walters)
2nd place: Nathaniel Brown (piano, studio of Kris Walters)
3rd place: Carlos Cabrera (piano, studio of Dr. Chien-Jung Chen)

DIVISION III
1st place: Nathan Leba (piano, studio of Kris Walters)
2nd place: Anna Lu (piano, studio of Dr. Chien-Jung Chen)
3rd place: Clinton Walker (piano, studio of Christian Restrepo)

Congratulations to all of the contest participants and especially to our winners!  Division winners will all be recognized during the PCS end-of-semester recitals on May 10th and 17th, 2015. 

 

A special thank you to our fine panel of judges:
Courtney Crappell – Associate Professor of Piano & Piano Pedagogy, University of Houston

Jeb Mueller – Assistant Professor of Music and Associate Director of Choral Studies, University of Houston

Kirsten Yon – Associate Professor of Violin


Previous winners

A complete list of past Immanuel and Helen Olshan Young Artist Competition award winners is available for download here.