Noosa ISAM Competition News

11 December 2018:  NOOSA ISAM PIANO COMPETITION WINNER

UPDATE:

We had over 310 entries and it has taken the judges a considerable amount of time to decide the winners.  It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Daniel Muñoz-Osorio of Spain, Dina Pruzhansky of Israel and  John Liberatore of the USA as equal first place winners.

The judges would like to thank everyone and name the following composers as an honourable mention:

  • Aquiles Lázaro: Mexico
  • Ivano Granata: Italy
  • Mark Weiser: United States
  • Morgan: Greenwood: United States
  • David Lipten: United States

We are most impressed with the compositional standard and variety of styles presented by all participants. We wish everyone the very best and only wish we could have chosen more than one winner.

Judges will not be able to offer feedback or enter into any discussions.

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10 December 2018: NOOSA ISAM PIERROT COMPETITION WINNER

UPDATE:

We had over 100 entries and it has taken the judges a considerable amount of time to decide one winning piece.  It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Jack Frerer as the first prize winner of our inaugural competition.

The judges would like to thank everyone and name the following composers as an honourable mention:

  • Paul Novak
  • Alexander Mansour
  • Caterina Di Cecca
  • Charles Peck
  • Gilad Cohen

We are most impressed with the compositional standard and variety of styles presented by all participants. We wish everyone the very best and only wish we could have chosen more than one winner.

Judges will not be able to offer feedback or enter into any discussions.

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08 December PIANO COMPETITION SHORT LIST

UPDATE: Short list of Composers announced. The first prize winner will be announced on Tuesday 11 December.

The judging panel has enjoyed listening to everyone’s piano pieces – over 310 of them. They have narrowed the listening to 31 works and have asked for an extra few days to meet again to decide the winner. We know every competition says this, but this has been a very hard process due to the quality of works presented. The current shortlist composers are:

  1. First Name:Ania Last Name: Vu  Country : Poland
  2. First Name:Aquiles Last Name: Lázaro Country : Mexico
  3. First Name:Andrey Last Name: Komanetsky Country : USA
  4. First Name:Daniel Last Name: Muñoz-Osorio Country : Spain
  5. First Name:David Last Name: Lipten Country : United States
  6. First Name:Emiliano Last Name: Imondi Country : Italy
  7. First Name:Eriko  Last Name: Yamaki Country : USA
  8. First Name:Erwin Last Name: Deleux Country : België
  9. First Name:Gianluca Last Name: Barragato  Country : Italy
  10. First Name:Ivano Vincenzo Last Name: Granata Country : Italy
  11. First Name:John Last Name: Hennecken Country : United States
  12. First Name:John Last Name: Liberatore Country : USA
  13. First Name:Jonathan (“J.M.”) Last Name: Block Country : United States of America
  14. First Name:Leona Last Name: Francombe Country : Belgium
  15. First Name:Magor Last Name: Bucz Country : Magyarország
  16. First Name:MARCO Last Name: LONGO Country : Italy
  17. First Name:Mark Last Name: Weiser Country : United States
  18. First Name:Mei-Fang Last Name: Lin  Country : Taiwan
  19. First Name:Morgan Last Name: Greenwood Country : United States
  20. First Name:Nahyun Last Name: Kim Country : United States
  21. First Name:Patrick Last Name: Liu Country : China
  22. First Name:Philippe Last Name: Macnab-Seguin  Country : Canada
  23. First Name:Philippe Last Name: Mathis Country : Switzerland
  24. First Name:Richard Last Name: Rice Country : USA
  25. First Name:Roberto Last Name: Brambilla Country : Italy
  26. First Name:Sahba Last Name: Aminikia Country : United States/Iran
  27. First Name:Tatev Last Name: Amiryan Country : United States
  28. First Name:Theodore Last Name: Servin Country : US
  29. First Name:William  Last Name: Peacock Country : United States of America
  30. First Name:Youngwoo Last Name: Yoo Country : South Korea
  31. First Name: Dina Last Name: Pruzhansky  Country : Israel/USA

Due to time constraints the judges will not be able to offer feedback or enter into any discussions.The first prize winner will be announced on Wednesday 12 December.

Best wishes

 

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Hi

Due to a time difference between Australia and the rest of the world, coupled with a slight hiccup with a few applications and Paypal we are delaying the judges meeting one week.  All applicants should receive a notice via email today. We wishes everyone who applied the very best.

Results will be published 10 December 2018.

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