NYFC Competition 2014 Winners
The 2014 New York Flute Club Competition was held on March 16 at the Flute Fair at The Lighthouse (111 East 59th Street, NYC). Congratulations to the winners, who were featured in recital on our concert series on Sunday, April 27 at 5:30 pm:
1st prize: Julian Rose
2nd prize: Michelle Stockman
3rd prize: David Ordovsky and Andreas Lamo
We would like to acknowledge all the talented young artists who participated and thank Patricia Wolf Zuber, competition coordinator, and the distinguished panel of judges: Carla Auld, Sue Ann Kahn, Sooyun Kim, and Renée Siebert.
Julian Rose (first prize), 27, earned a bachelor of music degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008, studying with Francile Bilyeu, and a master of music degree from the University of North Caro-lina School of the Arts in 2012, studying with Tadeu Coelho. As a soloist, Mr. Rose has performed across North America and Europe. He was a winner of the Rosen-Schaffel Competition in 2012 and the Seattle Flute Society Competition in 2013. Awarded a Kenan Fellowship at Lincoln Center in 2012, he is currently the artist in residence at the Flute Center of New York, a Miyazawa Emerging Artist, and an active teacher and performer in New York City. www.julianmrose.com.
Michelle Stockman (second prize), age 23, grew up in Sandown, New Hampshire, and earned a bachelor's degree from the Hartt School of Music in 2012, studying with Janet Arms. Her earlier teachers include Terry D'Errico and Melissa Mielens. Ms. Stockman has been a member of the Mannes American Composers Ensemble (directed by Lowell Liebermann), the Hartt Performance 20/20 Honors Chamber Music Program, and the New Hampshire Philharmonic. A winner of the Ninth Annual van Rooy Competition for Musical Excellence at Hartt in 2009 and a participant in the Greater Boston Flute Association's masterclass with Sir James Galway in 2006, she is currently in a master's degree program at Mannes College The New School for Music, studying with Judith Mendenhall.
David Ordovsky (third prize) was born in 1989 in Kiev, Ukraine, and grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia. He began flute studies at age five with Alexander Kiskachi and moved to California at age 17 to attend Idyllwild Arts Academy as a scholarship student of Sara Andon. He earned a bach-elor's degree from Mannes College The New School for Music in 2013, studying with Judith Mendenhall, and is now pursuing a master's degree at the same institution. A participant and prize winner in various competitions and festivals in Russia, Israel, Bulgaria, Germany, and the Netherlands, Mr. Ordovsky will make his New York concerto debut in the 2014-15 season as one of the winners of the Mannes Concerto Competition.
Andreas Lamo (third prize) was born in Stavanger, Norway, in 1993 and started playing the flute at age eight. He studied with Vidar Austvik until moving to New York in 2012 to attend the Juilliard School, where he is now a sophomore studying with Robert Langevin and the recipient of the M. & E. Cohen and A. H. Kuhn Memorial Scholarships. The winner of several national competitions in Norway, Mr. Lamo has performed in England, Austria, Hungary, and Switzerland as an orchestra musician, chamber musician, and soloist.