Date & Time
Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 5:30pm
Engelman Recital Hall, Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Avenue
(entrance on East 25th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues)
2013 Winners of NYFC Competition & Young Musicians Concert
For ALL students (kindergarten through high school) and their guests, admission is FREE.
Admission: $25 at the door ($15 for college students/seniors); free to NYFC members.
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All dates and programs are subject to change.
Young Musicians Contest Winners
Margaret Yan, flute (Ages 8 and under, Young Musicians Contest)
Marche Militaire Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
Audrey Emata, flute (Ages 9-11, Young Musicians Contest)
Fantaisie pastorale hongroise Albert Franz Doppler (1821–1883)
Elle Abitante, flute (Ages 12-14, Young Musicians Contest)
Cantabile et Presto Georges Enesco (1881–1955)
Stephanie Pizza (Ages 12-14, Young Musicians Contest)
Fantasie Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924)
Chung Eun Chae, flute (Ages 15-17, Young Musicians Contest)
Concerto for flute and piano Otar Gordeli (1928-1994)
Melissa Cheng, flute (Ages 15-17, Young Musicians Contest)
Sonatine Henri Dutilleux (b. 1916)
NY Flute Club Competition Winners
Eun Ji Oh, flute (3rd prize, NYFC Competition)
Min Young Kang, piano
Suite paysanne hongroise: Bela Bartok (1881–1945)
Chants populaires tristes (arr. P. Arma)
Christina Hughes, flute (2nd prize, NYFC Competition)
Yikyung Diana Hughes, piano
Fantasie No. 6 in D Minor Georg Philipp Telemann (1681–767)
Chant de Linos André Jolivet (1905–1974)
Rosie Gallagher, flute (1st prize, NYFC Competition)
Renate Rolfing, piano
Passacaille Rhené-Baton (1879-1940)
Bilitis: Pour invoquer Pan, dieu du vent d'été Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Sonata Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Margaret Yan (age 8) is a second grade student at Smith School in Tenafly, New Jersey. She started her flute lessons with Noelle Perrin one year ago. Margaret loves reading and math. She enjoys swimming and skiing.
Audrey Emata just turned 12 years old. Audrey is in the sixth grade at Strath Haven Middle School in Wallingford, PA, and plays in the school band. She is a member of the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra, and also enjoys playing piccolo and piano. Audrey has won first prizes at the Mid-Atlantic Flute Fair, the Philadelphia Flute Society, and the Pocono Flute Festival competitions. She has performed at the Kennedy Center as a winner of the Asian American Music Society’s International Competition, has soloed with the Lansdowne and Ambler Symphony orchestras, and is a winner of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2013 Greenfield Competition. She will debut as a soloist with the orchestra during the 2013-2014 concert season. Audrey has been the recipient of a Yamaha Prize at the Julius Baker Master Classes, and has received a scholarship to attend the Scottish International Flute Summer School in St. Andrews.
Elle Abitante (age 13) is in 8th grade at The Elizabeth Morrow School in New Jersey. She has studied flute for 10 years. Elle was the winner of New York Flute Club Young Musicians Contest for age 9-11 last year. She is a student of Noelle Perrin.
Stephanie Pizza (age 14) attends Ridgewood High Shool She has been studying flute for 6 years and is currently enrolled in Mannes, Pre-College Program. Stephanie made her debut in Carnegie Hall as a first place winner in the Alexander and Buono International Flute Competition in 2011. Past honors include MTNA Finalist Junior Division 2012, New York Flute Club Young Musicians for age 9-11 in 2010.
Chung Eun Chae (17) born in Korea, began her flute studies at age 10. She has won numerous competitions both in Korea and USA including 1st Prize in ICAG music Competition, Music Journal National Competition and Seong Jong Music Competition in Korea. In USA, she has won She won 1st prize in New York Flute Club Young Musicians Contest in 12-14 age group, 2nd prizes in 31st Young Artists Competition of the Friday Woodmere Music Club, and in 8th INPASS Music Competition. She has performed in Weill Recital Hall at the Carnegie Hall and Merkin Hall. Chung Eun has attended New York Summer Music Festival and Eastern Summer Music Festival. She is currently a student of Bradley Garner at the Juilliard School in the Pre-College Program and attends Holy Angels High School in New Jersey.
Melissa Cheng (17) is a high school senior from Long Island, NY.In 2010, she won 3rd prize in the Long Island Philharmonic Young Artists Competition and first prize in the Lawrence Eisman CPSM Concerto Competition. She performed solo with the NY International Music Competition Symphony Orchestra in 2011 and was awarded 1st place in the 2012 Long Island Choral Society Instrumental Young Artists Competition. In November, 2012, she was chosen as a runner-up in the Rochester Flute Association High School Performance Competition.
Rosie Gallagher (age 22), a native of Australia, is a scholarship student t the Juilliard School pursuing a BM degree in flute under the tutelage of Robert Langevin. She has been principal flute of the New York String Seminar and Juilliard Orchestras, and has premiered new music with the New Juilliard Ensemble. She has studied chamber music with Carol Wincenc, Sharon Isbin, and Nancy Allen, and performed under the guidance of the New York Woodwind Quintet and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. In the past year she has participated in masterclasses and lessons with Denis Bouriakov, Eva Amsler, Karl-Heinz Shütz, Tara Helen O’Connor, Jean Ferrandis, Margeret Crawford, and Jeffrey Khaner.
Christina Hughes (age 21) is a graduate of New England Conservatory, where she was a student of Fenwick Smith. A native of the tri-state area, she has previously studied with Bart Feller at the Juilliard Pre-College Division, and has been a student of Soo-Kyung Park, Susan Rotholz, and Wendy Stern. She was a member of NEC's Honors Wind Quintet from 2009 to 2011, and in 2011 was a finalist in the Columbus Symphony second flute auditions and the first place winner in the James Pappoutsakis Memorial Flute Competition. This summer she will travel to Nairobi, Kenya for a three-week residency with the Trade Winds Quintet, teaching and performing music in local schools.
Eun Ji Oh was born in Korea in 1985. After undergraduate studies at Seoul National University (BM in 2004), she attended the Manhattan School of Music (MM in 2009 and DMA in 2011) where she was a student of Linda Chesis. Other flute teachers have included Hyeri Yoon, Dongsoo Kim, Misook Kim. Awards and honors include being selected as one of the 50 prodigies of Korea by Ministry of Education in Korea (2003), being principal flute in the Asian Youth Orchestra (2001, 2002, and 2006), and performing with the Korean Flutists Ensemble in NFA in Nashville (2004) and in Japan International Flute Convention in Tokyo (2009).