2016 Mika Hasler Young Artist Competition Foundation Award Recipients:


1st place
Michael Ferri – Violin
Rice University


2nd place
Joshua Halpern – Cello
Rice University


Honorable Mention:

Ruta Kuzmikas – Piano, Rice University


Dear Finalists,

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 Kuzmikas – Piano
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.