Congratulations to all our wonderful performers this year, and thank you to everyone who helps make this celebration of music and aspiring musicians possible.
This year's Gold Medal Winner: Jiye Angela Bae (Violin)
Silver Medal Winner: Alexander Hersh (Cello)
First Runner Up: Ruta Kazumickas (Piano)
You can view the Winner's Recital performances Here.
2017 Mika Hasler Competition Winner's Concert: (PASSED)
March 19th - 5:30pm
Shepherd School of Music - Duncan Hall
Tickets: Adult $30 / Student $20
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Final 10 Competition (Passed) - February 5th 2017, Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University, 9am
General Addmission: $30
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2016 Mika Hasler Competition Award Recipients:
Michael Ferri - Violin
Joshua Halpern - Cello
Ruta Kuzmickas - Piano
Congratulations to all for a splendid performance!
After deliberation the judges would like to announce the winners of the Mika Hasler Young Artist Competition:
First place winner: Michael Ferri - Violin
Second place winner: Joshua Halpern - Cello
Honorable Mention: Ruta Kuzmickas
On March 6, 2016 the First place winner will play for 40 minutes and the Second Place winner will play for 20 minutes.
Winners, please send in your repertoire no later than February 4, 2016.
We thank you all for your participation and hope to hear you again in the future.
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The Mika Hasler Competition is dedicated to encouraging young talented aspiring musicians to grow artistically, to perfect their musical abilities and to provide performing opportunities.