Topic: Results of 2013 Young Artist Bassoon Competition

Congratulations to our 2013 Young Artist Bassoon Competition Winners:

1st prize ($3,000): Mingyuan Yang, CHINA. Teachers include Wendy Rose, Te Xu, Jianzhong Zhao

2nd prize ($2,000): Thomas English, USA. Teachers include Kara M. Stolle, Douglas Spaniol, George Sakakeeny

3rd prize ($1,000): Ben Roidl-Ward, GERMANY/USA. Teachers include Francine Peterson, George Sakakeeny

The IDRS is extremely grateful to our panel of distinguished final round judges: Nadina Mackie Jackson, Magnus Nilsson, and Martin Kuuskmann. The preliminary round judges were Jeffrey Lyman, Marion Reinhard, and Rodion Tolmachev. The chair of the Young Artist Competition is Saxton Rose.

We also wish to express our thanks to all competition entrants, and current/former teachers for their participation in the 2013 Young Artist Competition.

Associate Professor of Bassoon, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Principal Bassoon, Winston-Salem Symphony
Bassoon, Zéphyros Winds
Associate Editor, IDRS.org