APRIL 19, 2010

2010 Silberman Competition Winners
This Week in Music, April 19, 2010

Thirteen talented groups competed in this year's competition, and the level of performance was extremely high. Congratulations to the winners of the 2010 Silberman Chamber Music Competition:

First Prize and an award of $2,000 goes to:
Tina Li, piano
Joyce Lin, violin
HJ Helen Kim, flute
Madrigal Sonata for piano, flute and violinby Bohuslav Martinu

Second Prize and an award of $1,000 goes to:
Xiao Wang, vibraphone
Erin Dowrey, marimba
Tocatta for Vibraphone and Marimbaby Anders Koppel

Honorable Mention was awarded to:
Sonia Shklarov, violin
Catherine Mikelson, violoncello and Ashish Thakrar, piano

Many thanks to Mrs. Frieda Silberman for her support of this competition, and to our panel of judges:

Edward Kocher, Dean, Mary Pappert School of Music Duquesne University
Andrew Fouts, Baroque violinist, Chatham Baroque
Robert Fallon, Musicologist, Carnegie Mellon University