Past Repertoire of Finalists: Strings

Sara H. Chazin – violin ~ 2005
Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Opus 30, No. 2 Beethoven
Romance for Violin and Piano in A minor, Opus 42 Bruch
Tzigane: Rhapsodie de Concert pour violon et piano Ravel
Concerto No. 1, Op. 99: Nocturne Shostakovich

 

Sarah Elizabeth Dautel – violin ~ 2004 ~ Winner
Sonata in E minor, K. 304: Allegro, Tempo di minuetto Mozart
Meditation from “Thais”: Andante religioso Massenet
Six Roumanian Folk Dances Bartók
Concerto, Opus 14: Allegro Barber

Dautel ~ 2006
Sonata No. 8 in C Major, KV 296 Mozart
“Legende”’ Opus 17 Wieniawski
Concerto in G minor, Opus 26: Allegro moderato Bruch
Romance for violin and orchestra, “The Lark Ascending” Vaughan Williams

 

Kimberly Empeño – violin ~ 2004
Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: Sarabanda Bach
Cantabile Paganini
Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Opus 26: Finale Bruch
Sonata No. 2 in D Major, Opus 94 Prokofiev

 

Alexander Fortes ~ violin ~ 2008
Sonata in C Major, BWV 1005: Fuga, Alla breve Bach
Sonata in Eflat Major, KV 481 Mozart
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Opus 28 Saint-Saëns
Concerto No. 2: Allegro non troppo Bartók

Fortes ~ 2009 
Partita in B minor, BWV 1002: Tempo di Bourée Bach
Sonata in G Major, Opus 78 Brahms
Concerto in D Major, Opus 35: Allegro moderato Tchaikovsky
Four Songs of Solitude: No. 1 Harbison

Jennifer Lynn Heilig – violin ~ 2004 ~ Winner
Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Opus 24 Beethoven
Sonata No. 1, Opus 78: Vivace ma non troppo Brahms
Symphonie Espagnole, Opus 21 Lalo
Sonata No. 2, “Obsession”, Opus 27: Prélude Ysaÿe

Heilig ~ 2005
Partita No. 3 in E Major: Prelude Bach
Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219 Mozart
Concerto in E minor, Opus 64 Mendelssohn
FAE Sonata for Violin and Piano Dietrich, Schumann, Brahms

Heilig ~ 2006
Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 Bach
Sonata in F Major, KV 376 Mozart
Sonata for Violin Solo, Opus 115 Prokofiev
Concerto in D minor, Opus 47: Allegro moderato Sibelius

 

Joseph Aaron Hintz – violin ~ 2004
Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: Ciaconna Bach
Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Opus 108 Brahms
Liebesfreud Kreisler
Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Opus 19: Andantino Prokofiev

Lisa Jieun Kim – violin ~ 2005 ~ Winner
Partita No. 2 in D minor: Chaconne Bach
Concerto in D Major, Opus 35: Allegro moderato Tchaikovsky
“Carmen” Fantasy after Bizet’s opera, Opus 25 Sarasate
Sonata for Solo Violin, Opus 32, No. 1: Allegro: Allegro Martinon

Kim ~ 2006
Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1015: Movement 3 Bach
Concerto in D Major Brahms
Sonata in D minor, Opus 27, No. 3 “Ballade” Ysaÿe
Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Opus 19: Allegro con brio Shostakovich

Kim ~ 2007
Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1015: Grave Bach
Sonata in G Major, K. 301 Mozart
Polonaise Brillante in D Major Wieniawski
Concerto in B minor, Opus 61: Allegro Elgar

Kim ~ 2010 ~ $5,000 Winner

Kim ~ 2011 ~ $12,000 Grand Prize and Aspen Winner
Violin Concerto, Op. 77: Allegro non troppo Brahms
Violin Sonata in B Flat Major, K. 454 Mozart
Sonata No. 2 in a minor: Fuga J.S. Bach
Sonata No. 6, E Major, Op. 27 by Eugene Ysaye

Kim ~ 2011 ~ $12,000 Grand Prize
Zapateado, Op. 23, No. 2 P. Sarasate

 

Carolyn Lee ~ Violin ~ 2010 ~ $7,500 Winner

Lee ~ 2011 ~ $4,000 Winner
Violin Concerto No. 2: Allegro non troppo Bartok
Violin Sonata No. 3 in d minor, Op. 108 Brahms
Caprice in Form of a Waltz No. 6, Op. 52: Allegro di valse Saint-Saëns/Ysaye
Partita No. 2 in d minor, S. 1004: Chaconne J.S. Bach

Lauren Kaye Mindoro – violin ~ 2005
Partita No. 2 in D minor: Gigue Bach
Sonata in A Major, Opus 47 Beethoven
Concerto in B minor, Opus 61: Allegro non troppo Saint-Saëns
Concerto No. 1, Opus 77: Scherzo Shostakovich

 

Wesley David Precourt – violin ~ 2004 ~ Winner
Sonata in G minor Bach
Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Opus 30, No. 2 Beethoven
Concerto in D Major, Opus 77: Allegro non troppo Brahms
Fratres Pärt

Precourt ~ 2005 ~ Winner
Partita No. 2 in D minor: Allemande Bach
Sonata in E minor, K. 304 Mozart
Sonata in A Major, Opus 47: Allegro sostenuto, Presto Beethoven
Concerto in D Major, Opus 35: Allegro moderato Tchaikovsky

Precourt ~ 2006 ~ Winner
Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: Fuga Bach
Concerto in G minor, Opus 26 Bruch
Variations Sérieuses, Opus 54 Mendelssohn
Sonata No. 3 in A minor Prokofiev

Precourt ~ 2007 ~ Winner
Ciaccona in G minor Vitali
Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: Tempo di Bourée Bach
Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Opus 24, No. 5 Beethoven
Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Opus 77: Cadenza, Burleske Shostakovich

Pasha Tseitlin ~ violin ~ 2004
Partita No. 2 in D minor: Chaconne Bach
Sonata in A Major Franck
Concerto in D minor, Opus 77: Allegro giocoso Brahms
Sonata No. 2, Opus 94: Allegro con brio Prokofiev

Tseitlin ~ 2005
Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216: Adagio Mozart
Sonata No. 2 in A Major Brahms
Concerto in A minor, Opus 82: Moderato Glazunov
Bess, You is my Woman Now Gershwin-Heifetz

Tseitlin ~ 2006 ~ Winner
Concerto in A Major, K. 219: Allegro aperto Mozart
Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Opus 108 Brahms
Concerto in D minor, Opus 47: Allegro moderato Sibelius
Concerto No.1: Allegro moderato Szymanowski

Tseitlin ~ 2009
Sonata, BWV 1001: Adagio Bach
Sonata in G Major, Opus 30 Beethoven
Waltz Scherzo Tchaikovsky
Concerto in D Major, Opus 19: Andantino Prokofiev

Eugene Ugorski – violin ~ 2006 ~ Winner
Partita in D minor, BWV 1004 Bach
Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Opus 108 Brahms
Concerto in D Major, Opus 35: Allegro moderato Tchaikovsky
Sonata in D minor, Opus 27, No. 3 “Ballade” Ysaÿe

Ugorski ~ 2008 ~ $7,500 First Place Strings Winner
Sonata in C Major: Largo Bach
Sonata, Opus 24 Beethoven
Tzigane Ravel
Concerto in D Major, Opus 25: Moderato nobile Korngold

Ugorski ~ 2009 ~ $8,000 First Place Strings Winner
Sonata in A minor: Andante Bach
Concerto in D Major, Opus 61: Allegro ma non troppo Beethoven
Sonata, Opus 18 Strauss
Mythes, Opus 30: La Fontaine d’Arthuse Szymanovski

Ugorski ~ 2011 ~ $8,000 First Place Strings Winner
Sonata No. 2 in a minor: Andante J.S. Bach
Concerto No. 1, Op. 19: I mvmt. Prokofiev
Sonata Franck
Polonaise Brillante No. 2 in A Major, Op. 21 Wieniawski

Viola

Todd La Guardia – viola ~ 2005
Ciaconna in A minor Vitali
Suite No. 1, Opus 131d Reger
Concerto for Viola: Vivo, con molto preciso Walton
Theme and Variations Schulman

Whittney Anne Thomas ~ viola ~ 2004 ~ Winner
Suite No. 2 in D minor, originally for cello Bach
Concerto in D Major, originally for cello Haydn
Suite for Viola and Piano Bloch
Concerto for Viola: Moderato Bartók

Thomas ~ 2005 ~ Winner
Suite No. 6 in D Major: Prelude Bach
Sonata “Arpeggione” in A Minor, D. 821 Schubert
Kol Nidrei, Opous 47: Adagio ma non troppo Bruch
Concerto for Viola: Andante comodo Walton

Thomas ~ 2006
Suite No. 1 Bach
Concerto in B minor: Allegro moderato Handel
Elegie for Viola and Piano: Andante con moto Vieuxtemps
Suite Hebraique for Viola and Piano Bloch

Thomas ~ 2008
Cello Suite No. 5: Prelude Bach
Caprice No. 24 Paganini-Primrose
Adagio and Allegro, Opus 70 Schumann
Cello Sonata in G minor, Opus 19 Rachmaninoff
Der Schwanendreher Hindemith

Violoncello

Andrea Yu ~ violoncello ~ 2011
Suite No. 6 in D Major, BWV 1012: Praeludium J.S. Bach
Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69 Beethoven
Concerto in b minor, Op. 104: Allegro moderato Dvorak
Cello Concerto in b minor, Op. 33: Saint-Saëns
Allegro non troppo; Tempo primo

Margaret Zhou ~ violoncello ~ 2009
Suite, BWV 12: Courante Bach
Sonata in A minor “Arpeggione” Schubert
Concerto No. 1 in Eflat Major: Allegretto Saint-Saëns
Le Grand Tango Piazzola

Harp

Sarah Davis ~ harp ~ 2011 ~ $5,000 Winner
Concerto in B Flat Major for Harp and Orchestra: Andante allegro Handel
Rhapsodie Grandjany
Legende Renie
Allegro Renie
Sonata for Harp, Op. 83 Britten

 

Holland Hettinger ~ harp ~ 2010 ~ $10,000 First Place Strings

Hettinger ~ 2011
Violin Sonata No. 1: Fugue (tr. Grandjany) J.S. Bach
Sonata in G Major: solo für die Harfe C.P.E. Bach
Rhapsodie Grandjany
Classical Suite for Harp Alone Palmer

Katherine Elaine Loughrey – harp ~ 2004
Concerto in C Major: Rondeau: Allegro agitato Boieldieu
La Danse des Sylphes Godefroid
Viejo Zortzico Guridi
Sonata Hindemith

Loughrey ~ 2006
Concerto in Bflat Major: Allegro moderato Handel
Variations on a Theme of Mozart (Grandjany) Glinka
Sonata pour Harp Tailleferre
Sicilienne Variée Damase

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