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 Winners Concert 2022

Italian Cultural Garden, Lower level

1.00 pm - 4.45

PROGRAM

Peskanov Music Award

1

Shirley Zhang, 14, 2nd Place

Teacher: Nella Kamerman

A. Peskanov, Leave It To Me

 

World Composers

2

Henry Nyambat, 12, 1st Place

Teacher: Dr. Lubov Laura De Valois

Jean-Philippe Rameau, Les Tendres Plaintes

 

World composers

3

Victoria Zemskov, 21, 2nd Place

Teacher: Svetlana Ivanova

F. Chopin, Nocturne No. 20 in C# Minor

 

Peskanov Music Award

4

Anna Chi, 8, 1st Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

A. Peskanov, Circus

 

World Composers

5

Yufei (Emma) Zhang, 12, 2nd Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

F. Chopin, Waltz in E b Major

 

American Composer

6

Veronika Mazepa, 8, 2nd Place

Teacher: Liliia Poladova

K. Rollin, Tango Dramatico

 

Italian Composer Award

7

Emily T. Xie, 12, 1st Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Gustave Moreau, Phaethon

Roberto Piana, Preludi pittoroci

American Composer

8

Shaun Shamailov, 13, 3rd Place

Teacher: Liliia Poladova

Melody Bober, My heart belongs to you

American Composer

9

Elizabeth Lozovyy, 8, 2nd Place

Teacher: Liliia Poladova

Valerie Roth Roubos, The Gathering Storm

 

World Composers

10

Michael Nersesov, 14, 2nd Place

Teacher: Svetlana Ivanova

F. Chopin, Nocturne in E Flat Major

 

American Composer

11

Emiliia Poladova, 8, 2nd Place

Teacher: Liliia Poladova

Carolyn Miller, More Fireflies

 

World Composers

12

Anshul Sharma, 14, 1st Place

Teacher: Ella Karasik

F. Chopin, Waltz in C Sharp Minor

 

Concerto. 2022: Ukrainian Concerto by A. Peskanov

13

Aaron Zheng, 12, 1st Place

Teacher: Ella Karasik

A. Peskanov, Concerto No.2 “Ukrainian Concerto”,

The 1st movement

14

Liv Xue, 10, 1st Place

Teacher: Olga Kuperstein

A. Peskanov, Concerto No.2 “Ukrainian Concerto”,

The 2nd movement

15

Benjamin Wei, 15, 1st Place, Grand Prix Runner-Up, Teacher: Ella Karasik

A. Peskanov, Concerto No.2 “Ukrainian Concerto”,

The 3rd movement

Italian Cultural Garden Prize

16

Alex Cosma, 11, Grand Prix and Italian Cultural Garden Prize

Teacher: Olga Druzhinina

E.Di Curtis, Torna a Surriento

World Composers

17

Emily T. Xie, 12, 2nd Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

F. Chopin, Valse , OP. 64 #1

Peskanov Music Award

18

Lily Zhang, 11, 2nd Place

Teacher: Nella Kamerman

A. Peskanov, Sonata (Homage to Scarlatti)

 

World Composers

19

Lyman Chi, 5, 2nd Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

R. Standridge, The Dragon Hunt

American Composer

20

Saisarbeshh Kanagasabai, 13,

3rd Place, Teacher: Nella Kamerman

Timothy Brown, Toccatina

World Composers

21

Nathan Liu, 10, Grand Prix Runner-Up, Teacher: Cynthia Crotty

Yoshinao Nakada, Etude Allegro

World Composers

22

Anna Chi, 8, 2nd Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

P I Tchaikovsky, Sweet Dreams, Mysterious Ballet

Peskanov Music Award

23

Lily Zhang, 11, 2nd Place

Teacher: Nella Kamerman

A. Peskanov, Elegie

 

World Composers

24

Victoria Zemskov, 21, 2nd Place,

Teacher: Svetlana Ivanova

W.A. Mozart, Sonata in C, 3rd movement

World Composers

25

Jonathan Lin, 15, 2nd Place,

Teacher: Esther Chu

C.Debussy, Clair de Lune

World Composers

26

Sahana Sriram, 11, 2nd Place,

Teacher: Dr. Lubov Laura De Valois

F. Couperin, The Little Trifle

World Composers

27

Simon Parla, 13, 3rd Place,

Teacher: Lilia Poladova

W.A. Mozart, Turkish March.

American Composer

28

Mila Voitovych, 9, 2nd Place, Teacher: Lilia Poladova

Carolyn Miller, Tango Espanol

American Composer

29

Saisarbeshh Kanagasabai, 13,

3rd Place, Teacher: Nella Kamerman

Melody Bober, Thunderoll

World Composers

30

Emily T. Xie, 12, 2nd Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

F. Chopin, Valse , OP. 64 #1

Concerto. 2022: Ukrainian Concerto by A. Peskanov

31

Aaron Zheng, 12, 1st Place

Teacher: Ella Karasik

A. Peskanov, Concerto No.2 “Ukrainian Concerto”,

The 1st movement

32

Liv Xue, 10, 1st Place

Teacher: Olga Kuperstein

A. Peskanov, Concerto No.2 “Ukrainian Concerto”,

The 2nd movement

33

Benjamin Wei, 15, 1st Place, Grand Prix Runner-Up, Teacher: Ella Karasik

A. Peskanov, Concerto No.2 “Ukrainian Concerto”,

The 3rd movement

Italian Cultural Garden Prize

34

Alex Cosma, 11, Grand Prix and Italian Cultural Garden Prize

Teacher: Olga Druzhinina

E.Di Curtis, Torna a Surriento

World Composers

Peskanov Music Award

35

Shirley Zhang, 14, 2nd Place

Teacher: Nella Kamerman

A. Peskanov, Spirits of the Wind

 

World Composers

36

Adam Zaky, 14, 3rd Place,

Teacher: Patti Evans

F. Chopin, Étude Op. 10, No. 12

World Composers

37

Maksim Melnichuk, 15, 2nd Place,

Teacher: Lilia Poladova

F. Chopin, Nocturne in C-Sharp Minor

World Composers

38

Lyman Chi, 5, 2nd Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

R. Standridge, The Dragon Hunt

Peskanov Music Award

39

Lily Zhang, 11, 2nd Place

Teacher: Nella Kamerman

A. Peskanov, Elegie

 

World Composers

40

Henry Nyambat, 12, 1st Place

Teacher: Dr. Lubov Laura De Valois

Jean-Philippe Rameau, Les Tendres Plaintes

 

41

Anna Chi, 8, 2nd Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

P I Tchaikovsky, Sweet Dreams, Mysterious Ballet

Vocal: Italian Cultural Garden Prize

42

Marcella Castelli, 17, 3rd Place

Teacher: Lisa Miragliotta

Alessandro Parisotti Se Tu M'ami

World Composers

43

Altantsetseg Luvsandash, 12, 2nd Place, Teacher: Dr. Lubov Laura De Valois

Carl Philip Emanuel Bach, Allegro Assai from

Sonata in D Minor

American Composer

44

Veronika Mazepa, 8, 2nd Place

Teacher: Liliia Poladova

K. Rollin, Tango Dramatico

 

Peskanov Music Award

45

Shirley Zhang, 14, 2nd Place

Teacher: Nella Kamerman

A. Peskanov, Leave It To Me

 

American Composer

46

Simon Parla, 13, 3rd Place

Teacher: Liliia Poladova

Scott Joplin, The entertainer

 

Peskanov Music Award

47

Anna Chi, 8, 1st Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

A. Peskanov, Circus

 

World Composers

48

Anshul Sharma, 14, 1st Place

Teacher: Ella Karasik

F. Chopin, Waltz in C Sharp Minor

 

American Composer

49

Mila Voitovych, 9, 2nd Place, Teacher: Lilia Poladova

Carolyn Miller, Tango Espanol

Italian Composer Award

50

Emily T. Xie, 12, 1st Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Gustave Moreau, Phaethon

Roberto Piana, Preludi pittoroci

American Composer

51

Emiliia Poladova, 8, 2nd Place

Teacher: Liliia Poladova

Carolyn Miller, More Fireflies

 

World Composers

52

Michael Nersesov, 14, 2nd Place

Teacher: Svetlana Ivanova

F. Chopin, Nocturne in E Flat Major

 

World Composers

53

Sahana Sriram, 11, 2nd Place,

Teacher: Dr. Lubov Laura De Valois

F. Couperin, The Little Trifle

54

Anna Chi, 8, 2nd Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

P I Tchaikovsky, Sweet Dreams, Mysterious Ballet

Peskanov Music Award

55

Lily Zhang, 11, 2nd Place

Teacher: Nella Kamerman

A. Peskanov, Sonata (Homage to Scarlatti)

 

World Composers

56

Evan Dan, 14, Grand Prix Runner-Up Teacher: Sean Schulze

J. Sibelius, Romance in D Flat Major

Peskanov Music Award

57

Shirley Zhang, 14, 2nd Place

Teacher: Nella Kamerman

A. Peskanov, Spirits of the Wind

 

World Composers

58

Yufei (Emma) Zhang, 12, 2nd Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

F. Chopin, Waltz in E b Major

 

59

Emily T. Xie, 12, 2nd Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

F. Chopin, Valse , OP. 64 #1

60

Ashwina Vijay Sharma, 12,

3rd Place

Teacher: Dr. Lubov Laura De Valois

Amy Marcy Beach, Promenade

Vocal: Microphone

61

Marcella Castelli, 17, 3rd Place

Teacher: Lisa Miragliotta

Louiguy & Marguerite Monnot, lyrics Edith Piaf,

La Vie En Rose

Peskanov Music Award

62

Anna Chi, 8, 1st Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

A. Peskanov, Circus

 

Italian Composer Award

63

Emily T. Xie, 12, 2nd Place

Teacher: Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Gustave Moreau, Phaethon

Roberto Piana, Preludi pittoroci

American Composer

64

Saisarbeshh Kanagasabai, 13,

3rd Place, Teacher: Nella Kamerman

Timothy Brown, Toccatina

World Composers

65

Sahana Sriram, 11, 2nd Place,

Teacher: Dr. Lubov Laura De Valois

F. Couperin, The Little Trifle

American Composer

66

Brandon Derkach, 16, 2nd Place, Teacher: Liliia Poladova

Scott Joplin, The Entertainer

American Composer

67

Saisarbeshh Kanagasabai, 13,

3rd Place, Teacher: Nella Kamerman

Melody Bober, Thunderoll

World Composers

68

Henry Nyambat, 12, 1st Place

Teacher: Dr. Lubov Laura De Valois

Jean-Philippe Rameau, Les Tendres Plaintes

 

Italian Composer Award

69

Benjamin Wei, 15, 1st Place, Grand Prix Runner-Up, Teacher: Ella Karasik

D. Scarlatti, Sonata in E minor

 

Farewell to the competition 2022:

Nicole Nyambat - F. Chopin, Prelude op.28 N 15

Hello Competition 2023:

Nicole Nyambat - J.S. Bach, Allemande from the French Suite BWV 815

Many thanks to Dr.Lubov Laura de Valois and Ms.Nyambat for the special preparation of those pieces outward of Competition program upon the special request of the Organization committee.

Dear participants and guests of our Winners' concert!

Now we are the part of a magnificent event: 76th One World Day in Cleveland Cultural Gardens festival.

Please note that you have to plan an extra time for your transportation to the Winners'  concert in Italian Cultural Garden Lower level.

Below are the links to the official One World Day site:

https://clevelandoneworldday.org/2022/parking-and-transportation/

https://clevelandoneworldday.org/2022/event-map
 

Alex Cosma – Grand Prix. Absolute Winner 102.16

Vocal: Italian Garden Prize

 

Nathan Liu – Grand Prix. Runner-up 102

Evan Dan – Grand Prix. Runner up 102

Piano: World Composers


Jayden Sun – Grand Prix. Runner-up 101.67

Benjamin Wei – Grand Prix. Runner-up 101.33

Piano: Concerto. 2022: Ukrainian Concerto by A. Peskanov

 

Claire Huang – Grand Prix. Runner-up 100.33

Piano: World Composers

 

 

 

Piano: Alleycats & Aristocats
Annie Yuan - 1st, Total points 98, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov

Isabelle Wu - 1st, Total points 93, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva

Madison Sheffield - 2nd, Total points 87.33, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva

Albert Wang – 2nd, Total points 87, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva
Aaron Gologorsky - 2nd, Total points 84.33
 

Piano: American Composer

Anshul Sharma - 1st, Total points 98, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Ethan Dong - 2nd, Total points 89.67, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva

Madison Sheffield - 2nd, Total points 84.33, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov

Yiling (Giving) Chao - 2nd, Total points 84, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva

Veronika Mazepa - 2nd, Total points 78.33
Leah Green - 2nd, Total Points 81

Emiliia Poladova - 2nd, Total points 80.33

Elizabeth Lozovyy - 2nd, Total points 79
Brandon Derkach - 2nd, Total points 76.33
Mila Voitovych - 2nd, Total points 75.67

Simon Parla - 3rd, Total Points 68.67

Shaun Shamailov – 3rd, Total points 67.33

Saisarbeshh Kanagasabai – 3rd, Total points 67

 

Piano: Concerto. 2022: Ukrainian Concerto by A. Peskanov
Jayden Sun – Grand Prix. Runnerup 101.67, Invitation from: Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Benjamin Wei – Grand Prix. Runnerup 101.33, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Anlan Zhang - 1st, Total points 99.33, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith
Sarah Zhou - 1st, Total points 99.33, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith
Aaron Zheng - 1st, Total points 98.67, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith
Julia Astorga - 1st, Total points 97.67, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Liv Xue - 1st, Total points 97, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Piano: Italian Composer Award
Benjamin Wei - 1st, Total points 95.33, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov

Emily T. Xie - 1st, Total points 93.33
Aparna Sarkar - 2nd, Total points 88.67, Invitation from: Alexander Peskanov

Jonathan Fang - 2nd, Total points 87, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov
Andrii Hrabina - 2nd, Total points 84.67, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov

Piano: Peskanov Music Award
Jaylen Hu - 1st, Total points 99, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Anna Chi - 1st, Total points 93.33, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva
Lily Zhang - 2nd, Total points 79.33
Shirley Zhang - 2nd, Total points 77

 

Piano: World Composers
Nathan Liu – Grand Prix. Runnerup 102, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Evan Dan – Grand Prix. Runnerup 102, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Claire Huang – Grand Prix. Runnerup 100.33, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Deeksha Yenugula - 1st, Total points 99,33 Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Isabelle Wu - 1st, Total points 98, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Albert Wang - 1st, Total points 97, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Nathan Zhong - 1st, Total points 96.67, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Reese Zhao - 1st, Total points 95.33, Invitation from Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Henry Nyambat - 1st, Total points 95, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov

Nicole Nyambat - 1st, Total points 94.67, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Jonathan Fang - 1st, Total points 94.33, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Lyman Chi - 2nd, Total points 89.33, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov
Michael Nersesov - 2nd, Total points 89.33, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov

Durova Iryna - 2nd, Total points 88.67, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva

Altantsetseg Luvsandash - 2nd, Total points 88.33

Emily T. Xie - 2nd, Total points 87

Ethan Dong - 2nd, Total points 86.33

Sahana Sriram - 2nd, Total points 85.67, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov

Anna Chi - 2nd, Total Points 85.33
Andrii Hrabina - 2nd, Total points 85.33, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov
Catherine Xiao - 2nd, Total points 85, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov
Morgan Hoey - 2nd, Total points 83.33, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov
Yufei(Emma) Zhang - 2nd, Total points 83

Victoria Zemskov - 2nd, Total points 81.33

Jonathan Lin - 2nd, Total points 80.67
Anshul Sharma - 2nd, Total points 77.67, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov

Maksim Melnichuk - 2nd, Total points 75.33, Invitation from: Alexander Peskanov

Ashwina Vijay Sharma – 3rd, Total points 74.67

Madison Sheffield – 3rd, Total points 74

Adam Zaky – 3rd, Total points 64.67
Simon Parla – 3rd, Total points 61.67
 

Piano: World Composers. Ensemble

Annie Yuan & Ammy Yuan - 1st, Total points 99.67, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith

Victoria Zemskov - 2nd, Total points 80.33, Invitation from Alexander Peskanov


Vocal: Italian Cultural Garden Prize
Alex Cosma – Grand Prix. Absolute Winner 102.16, Invitation from Evgenia Terentieva, Alexander Peskanov, Joyce Mariani
Marcella Castelli – 3rd, Total Points 71.33

Vocal: Microphone
Maria Volkova Feddeck - 2nd, Total points 80.33

Marcella Castelli – 3rd, Total Points 68.33
 

 

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Happy Independence Day!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAuu-aKdS5Y

Welcome to the Stars of Summer International Vocal & Piano Competition & Festival in Cleveland Cultural Gardens!

 Born in the unique community of Cleveland Cultural Gardens with more than 100 years of history and 76 years of tradition of holding the
One World Day festival of cultures of more than 40 ethnic groups, our
competition develops the idea of ​​Peace Through Mutual Understanding and rapprochement through art.
 

 We are pursuing several goals.
One of the main ones is the support and tribute to music teachers as an international community and the opportunity for students and amateurs to perform in front of a broad audience of visitors to the Gardens.
 

 In its very essence being international and providing equal opportunities for participants, our contest is a hybrid one.
We use modern technologies to develop traditions.
All participants record and send videos for judging.
Winners of 1st,2nd, and 3rd places obtain the right to perform in concerts in the Gardens, in person, and on record.
Videos of the participants are shown on the Contest channel.

 

 Competition categories:

World Composers includes a Baroque, Classical, Romantic,
and Modern repertoire of any composers’ nationality.

American Composers contains works by both living and immortal composers.

Concerto is a piano concerto chosen by the organizers to be performed with an orchestra. In 2022, this is the Ukrainian Concerto by A. Peskanov.
 

 Special Prizes:

Liliana Colage Italian Music Award - piano or vocal piece by an Italian composer. Vocalists who want to win a performance with The School of Cleveland Ballet should download from our page RECORDED, the MP3 track of R.Leoncavallo Mattinata, which has been chosen for the choreography. 

Peskanov Music Award - performance of a piano piece by A. Peskanov, solo and concerto.

Ohio Savings Bank, a division of New York Community Bank Piano Concerto award- a movement from the Piano Concerto of the year 2022: Ukrainian Concerto by A.Peskanov  
Alleycats & Aristocats - piano or vocal piece of any style dedicated to the cat's themes.

Cleveland Ballet Award - piano or vocal piece on the dance themes.

Vocalists compete in the following categories:

Classical vocal (no microphone, piano accompaniment, orchestra, instrumental ensemble)

Microphone (all genres require a microphone. Accompaniment can be recorded on audio or live accompaniment can be used).

Participants may compete in one or more categories.

  More information on the pages: About Us, Rules, Awards

 

Who

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The competition is open to musicians of any nationality over the age of 6

More information on the Application page

 

When

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For 76 years, the Federation has held the Festival on the last Sunday of August.

We are holding two concerts as part of the actions in the Gardens. This is the Gala concert a week before the festival, 2022 August 20, and the show of the laureates on the last Sunday of August during the One World Day festival.
 

Deadline for submitting applications: 1 August.
 

More information on the Rules page

 

Judging

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The judges evaluate the performance of the participants on a 100-point system.

The judge may invite a participant to his event. Such an invitation gives 1 point + to the total amount of points.

Thus, the total score can exceed 100.

The Grand Prix of the competition is won by the participant who scored the maximum number of points exceeding 100.

More information on the Judging page

 

Support for Ukraine

You can help Ukraine by donating to the
non-profit volunteer organization
Cleveland Maidan
:

https://www.clevelandmaidan.info/

Greeting from Cleveland Maidan Association

The Cleveland Maidan Association is incredibly humbled and grateful to be the beneficiary of today's great event. We sincerely thank the organizers, staff, and talented participants of the Stars of the Summer Music Competition for their hard work and generosity! We are also grateful that this event supports the humanitarian relief effort for Ukraine and aids the Cleveland Maidan Association in its mission to support the Ukrainian people. 

 

The following are some of the milestones that the CMA has achieved due to the support of generous donors and supporters:

  • Delivered over 300 tons of medical and humanitarian supplies to Ukraine

  • Purchased and shipped 24 ambulances and vehicles 

  • Provided financial support to non-profits in Ukraine 

  • Sent over 300 units of firefighter equipment 

  • Partnering with US specialists to provide affordable prosthetics to veterans 

  • Directly supporting 8 hospitals in major cities

 

Again, a sincere thank you to the organizers, the support staff, the music competitors, and our wonderful Cleveland community for their support.

 

Dr Taras Mahlay

 
 
 

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