Michael Ben & Illene Komisarow Maurer Young Musicians Contest
The 2020-21 Contest took place in a virtual setting and we are pleased to announce the following results:
First Prize ($2,000) winner performs their winning concerto with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the annual Side-by-Side Concert. A tie between Micah Young, piano and Serge Kalinovsky, cello was determined. Both Micah and Serge will perform with the ISO in 2022.
Third Prize ($750), awarded through The William Murphy, CPA, Charitable Trust, has been awarded to Cooper Olsen, violin.
Honorable Mention has been awarded to Nathan Shepherd, bassoon and Abigail Ko, violin.
Finalist Awards of Excellence have been awarded to all of our finalists, which includes the students listed above, as well as, Ethan Murphy, cello, Lily Sullivan, violin, and Ethan Watts, piano.