CHAMBER MUSIC AWARD

for String Quartets, Piano Trios, and Ensembles including at least 3 members and not more than 8, without a conductor

Thursday, September 22 and Friday, September 23, 2016

This award includes a New York Recital and a Commissioned Work

CHAMBER MUSIC GROUP REQUIREMENTS

$125 application fee is required

A P P L I C A T I O N S

Download Application Form

Application forms and a recording (YouTube or Dropbox) of no less than 30 minutes of excellent audible quality must be received at the Naumburg Office no later than June 15, 2016.

The Walter W. Naumburg Foundation 120 Claremont Avenue, New York, NY 10027 Email: naumburgfoundation@gmail.com; Phone: 917.493.4040


International Cello Competition

Took place October 13-18, 2015

WINNERS

The final round of the Naumburg 2015 International Cello Competition was held yesterday afternoon at Manhattan School of Music in New York City.

The first-prize winner is Lev Sivkov. Mr. Sivkov, a native of Russia, is 25 years old and currently studies in Germany. Mr. Sivkov receives a cash award of $15,000 and two fully subsidized New York recitals. Two cellists tied for second place. They are Jay Campbell, age 26, who is doing his post graduate studies at Juilliard, and Brannon Cho, age 20, who currently attends the Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University. Both cellists receive a cash award of $7,500.

Honorable mentions were also given to the Korean cellist Jee Hay Bae, 27 years old, who studies at the Hochschule fur Musik Freiburg, and Jonathan Roozeman, 18 years old from Finland and studies at the Sibelius Academy Youth Department.


First-prize winner Lev Sivkov with pianist Evan Solomn


Second-prize winners: left to right Brannon Cho and Jay Campbell


The Five Finalists -- pictured left to right are Brannon Cho, Jay Campbell congratulating Jonathan Roozeman, Jee Hye Bae and Lev Sivkok


First-prize winner Lev Sivkov

All photos by Brian Hatton