Prizes

Solo Prizes

JUNIOR FIRST PLACE – $4,000
Recital at Snowmass Village, Colorado – $4,000
Sponsored by Mary Ellen & Cooper Blanton

JUNIOR SECOND PLACE – $2,000
Sponsored by Anonymous

JUNIOR THIRD PLACE – $1,000
Sponsored by Anonymous

Best Performance of the John Bayless’ “With a Little Help From My Friends” – $500
Sponsored by Anonymous

INTERMEDIATE FIRST PLACE – $4,000
Recital at St. John’s Cathedral in Denver, Colorado
Sponsored by Sandy Woodson

INTERMEDIATE SECOND PLACE – $2,000
Sponsored by Anonymous

INTERMEDIATE THIRD PLACE – $1,000
Sponsored by Robert Walker & Ernie Phinney

Best Performance of the Bayless “Sparks of Love” – $500
Sponsored by Anonymous

Concerto Prizes

JUNIOR FIRST PLACE – $4,000 and
Performance with the Yakima Symphony Orchestra, Youth Concert Series
at Yakima, Washington, conducted by Lawrence Golan
Sponsored by Sandy Woodson

JUNIOR SECOND PLACE – $2,000
Sponsored by Joe Giarrusso

JUNIOR THIRD PLACE – $1,000
Sponsored by Paula & Vern Kozlen

INTERMEDIATE FIRST PLACE – $4,000 and
• One week residency with the Gulf Coast Symphony that includes a recital,
performance with the Symphony, and outreach performances at local schools;
• Performance with the Yakima Symphony Orchestra, Mainstage Classical Series Concert
in Yakima, Washington, conducted by Lawrence Golan
Sponsored by the Friends of the Philharmonic, award presented by Mrs. Lucinda Schissler

INTERMEDIATE SECOND PLACE – $2,000
Sponsored by the Anthony & Jeanne Pritzker Foundation

INTERMEDIATE THIRD PLACE – $1,000
Sponsored by Mary Ellen & Cooper Blanton

Additional Awards

smithJennie Magill Smith Teacher Appreciation Awards
$500 Each – Junior & Intermediate Divisions
Graciously underwritten by Topper Smith, in remembrance of his wife, Jennie Magill Smith,who passed away in July of 2012. This award will be presented to the person who is declared by this year’s Concerto 1st Place Winners to be his or her “Most Influential Teacher or Mentor.”

Patricia Taylor Lee Appreciation Award