Last week-end sophomore music performance major Chi-Him Chik was named winner of the 55th Annual Young Artists Competition as sponsored by the Lima Symphony. Chi-Him won 1st prize in the College Woodwind and Brass Division and was honored with a $600 prize and possible concert with the Lima Symphony. He performed “Maha Mantras” by Narong Prangcharoen, a concerto which Chik also played with the BGSU Philharmonia on March 1, 2015. Chi-Him is an international student from Hong Kong who currently studies with Dr. John Sampen.
Associate Professor of Piano, Thomas Rosenkranz recently co-founded the Maccagno Piano Days Festival and Competition in Italy. This festival’s inaugural season will take place from July 17th-24th and features recitals, masterclasses, career workshops, and a competition. This year’s honored guests include Jerome Lowenthal from the Juilliard School and Vivian Li from the Xinghai Conservatory in China among others.
For more information visit: http://www.pianodaysfestival.org