Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Semi-finalists: INSTRUMENTAL SOLOISTS, 2019-20

The American Prize is delighted to announce SEMI-FINALIST instrumental soloists for 2019-20. Congratulations! (Be sure to check all divisions. The American Prize may have moved an audition to a more appropriate category.) As the contests unfold, finalists, runners-up and winners will be selected from these lists. To know the exact date when finalists will be announced, please like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter #AmericanPrize, where that information will be published first.

We invite semi-finalists to make the most of their selection by announcing it on social media, and including a link to this announcement on their website or blog. A sample announcement may be found at the end of the post.

All contestants are reminded they are responsible for the viability of their online links to audition materials. Those links must remain active until the end of the contest year. Questions, or to make us aware of any misprints in the listings below, please email:

SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Instrumental Performance, 2019-20, professional division:

Mary Elizabeth Bowden
Winston-Salem  NC 

Mili Chang 
Jersey City NJ 
Christopher Dickey
Pullman WA 
Andrew Harrison
Riverside CA 
Alto Saxaphone 
Cora Swenson Lee
Rochester NY 
Christopher Leslie
New York NY 
Sam Nelson
Sarasota  FL 
Todd Oxford
Austin TX 
Sarah Shin  
Centreville VA 
Kellach Waddle
Austin TX 

SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Instrumental Performance, 2019-20, college/university division:

Nicholas Buonanni
Lansing MI 
Giorgio Consolati  
Baltimore MD 
Logan Fox
Greenwood IN 
Anita Graef 
Evanston IL 
Sooah Jung  
Rochester NY 
Rajan Kapoor
Hebron CT 
Zachary Ploeger 
Pipestone MN 

SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Instrumental Performance, 2019-20, high school division:

Aaron Hsia 
Santa Clara CA
Phoebe Wang 
Englewood CO
Christian Wong 
Huntington NY

Sheeline Yu
Brentwood TN


Semi-finalists: make the most of your selection by announcing it on your facebook page, tweet the news, and include a link to this announcement on your website or blog.

Here is a sample announcement:

"Great News! I've just been selected as a SEMI-FINALIST in the (blank) division of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts. Here's the link: (copy link here). The American Prize will be announcing FINALISTS in my division later this year. You can learn more about this prestigious national competition here: or follow the news on Facebook: or Twitter: "

Please feel free to modify or expand this announcement to suit your needs.

Congratulations to all semi-finalists!

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