Congratulations to the 2019 Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Award winners, listed below. In addition to their cash prizes, the three Prize Winners receive a paid performance on the Musicians Club of New York's 2019-20 concert series. All five Finalists received their awards at the Musicians Club of New York's Ninth Annual Joseph H. Conlin Benefit Gala, held immediately after the Finals Concert on Sunday, May 5th, at Scandinavia House, 85 Park Avenue, New York City:

2019 SERGE & OLGA KOUSSEVITZKY YOUNG ARTIST AWARD WINNERS

First Prize: $3,000 plus a recital on the Musicians Club of New York's Concert Series 
Bixby Kennedy, clarinet
Schools: Yale University (MM), Indiana University (BM)
Teachers: David Shifrin, Howard Klug, Eli Eban, Eric Hoeprich

Second Prize: $2,000 plus a recital on the Musicians Club of New York's Concert Series
Lucija Stilinovic, flute
Schools: Manhattan School of Music, Royal Conservatoire Antwerp, Music Academy in Zagreb
Teachers: Robert Langevin, Aldo Baerten, Renata Penezic

Third Prize: $1,000 plus a recital on the Musicians Club of New York's Concert Series
Chun Sum Chris Wong, flute
Schools: The Juilliard School (MM), Eastman School of Music (BM)
Teachers: Robert Langevin, Bonita Boyd

Finalist: $250
Tae Ho Hwang, saxophone
Schools:Peabody Conservatory (MM), University of Delaware (BM)
Teachers: Gary Louie, Todd Groves

Finalist: $250
Julie Nah Kyung Lee, flute
School: Manhattan School of Music (MM & BM)
Teachers: Linda Chesis, Robert Langevin