Finals Concert of the
2019 Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards
for Woodwinds/Brass

Sunday, May 5, 2019, 3:30 PM

Scandinavia House
Victor Borge Hall
58 Park Avenue (at 38th Street)
New York City

Thank you to all the contestants who made the 2019 Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards a great success. We hope your experience was personally rewarding. A special congratulations to the following contestants of the 2019 Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards, who were named 2019 FINALISTS and 2019 YOUNG ARTIST AWARD WINNERS: 

Bixby Kennedy (First Prize)
Yale School of Music, The Juilliard School and USC
Teachers: Hung-Kuan Chen, Jerome Lowenthal, John Perry, Christopher Elton, Peter Frankl

First Prize winning performance of Bixby Kennedy, clarinet, with Luis Ortiz, piano:
Clarinet Sonata No.2, Op.120 No.2 by Johannes Brahms
1:55 I. Allegro amabile
Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet by Igor Stravinsky
10:40 I (Clarinet in A)
12:34 II (Clarinet in A)
13:49 III (Clarinet in B-flat)
Sonata for clarinet and piano, FP 184 by Francis Poulenc
15:04 II. Romanza (Très calme)
Finals Concert of the Musicians Club of New York's 2019 Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards, May 5, 2019, Victor Borge Hall, Scandinavia House, New York City. Video by Paula and Chris Argondizza.

 

Lucija Stilinovic, flute (Second Prize)
Manhattan School of Music, Royal Conservatoire Antwerp, Music Academy in Zagreb
Teachers: Robert Langevin, Aldo Baerten, Renata Penezic

 

Second Prize winning performance of Lucija Stilinovic, flute, with Siying He, piano:
00:13 Image for Solo Flute, Op. 38 by Eugène Bozza
Suite for Flute and Piano, Op. 34 by Charles-Marie Widor
05:21 III. Romance - Andantino
10:18 IV. Final - Vivace
Lucija Stilinovic, flute, Siying He, piano Finals Concert of the Musicians Club of New York's 2019 Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards, May 5, 2019, Victor Borge Hall, Scandinavia House, New York City. Video by Paula and Chris Argondizza.