Competition Winners

2017-2018

Young Artist Competition:

First Place – Jeiran Hasan

Second Place – David Le

Third Place – Grace Wang

Collegiate Artist Competition:

First Place – Morgan Monty

Second Place – Eva Skanse

Third Place – Kathleen Law

Senior Artist Competition:

First Place – Tessa Vermeulen

Second Place – Myra Cai

Third Place – Cassie Lipton

Junior Artist Competition:

First Place Tie – Emme He and Rosemary Valmores

Masterclass Competition:

Andrew Simmons

Sabrina Raber

Amelia Moore

Morgan Monty

Dayna Hagstedt


2016-2017 

Young Artist Competition:

First Place: Emily Roberts

Second Place: Bo Lee

Third Place: Miguel Hijar

Collegiate Artist Competition:

First Place: Abby Easterling

Second Place: Vivian Lee

Third Place: Shannon Lotti

Senior Artist Competition:

First Place: Jack Markowitz

Second Place: Meredith Gregory

Third: Deborah Thomas

Junior Artist Competition:

First Place: Julia Benitez-Nelson

Second Place: Rachel Kwon

Masterclass Competition:

Amelia Amaya

Lydia Carroll

Annie Castilla

Josie Cox

Jacob Farmer

Andrew Simmons, Alternate


2015-2016

Young Artist Competition:

First Place: Brian Allred

Second Place: Jennifer Gosack

Third Place: Jeemini Lee

Collegiate Artist Competition:

First Place: Alyssa Baranski

Second Place: Seol Baek

Third Place: Theresa Rose

Senior Artist Competition:

First Place: Morgan Monty

Second Place: Evy Beach

Third Place: Mariah Tighe

Junior Artist Competition:

First Place: Blair Carrier

Second Place: Savannah Vogelsong

Third Place: Lauren Oh

Masterclass Participants:

Noah Cline

Janeen Hatt

Catherine Monczewski

Stacey Russell

Andrew Simmons


2014-2015

Young Artist Competition

First Place: Mirim Lee

Second Place: Korinne Smith

Third Place: Jennifer Gosack

Senior Artist Competition:

Second Place: Nicole Reed (no 1st or 3rd place awarded)

Clinic Artist Competition:

First Place: Dayna Hagstedt

Second Place: Morgan Monty

Kirkland Moranos

Masterclass Participants:

Anna Hawkey

Aryana Misaghi

Catherine Monczewski

Korinne Smith

Emily Stumpf


2013-2014

Young Artist Competition:

First Place: Min Hee Kim

Second Place: Dianne Kessel

Third Place: Philip Snyder

Senior Artist Competition:

First Place: Mimi Harding

Second Place: Eva Skanse

Third Place: Grace Kim

Clinic Artist Competition:

First Place: Therese Mendoza

Second Place: Sarah Hoover

Third Place: Nicole Reed

Junior Artist Competition:

First Place: Sarah Margaret Gustafson

Second Place: Michelle Pham


2012-2013

Young Artist Competition:

First Place: Krisyn Son

Second Place: Matthew Ross

Third Place: Kenneth Cox

Senior Artist:

First Place: Luke Davis

Second Place: Grace Kim

Third Place: Corinne Veale

Clinic Artist:

First Place: Evy Beach

Second Place: Megan Santilli

Third Place: Sophia Castell

Junior Artist:

First Place: Kirkland Moranos

Second Place: Morgan Monty

Third Place: Sarah Gustafson


2011-2012

Young Artist Competition:

First Place: Mary Matthews

Second Place: James Brinkman

Third Place: Hae Ri Kim

Clinic Artist Competition:

First Place: Mimi Harding

Second Place: Grace Law

Third Place: Megan Santilli

Junior Artist COmpetition:

First Place: Evy Beach

Second Place: Kirkland Moranos

Third Place: Claire McLaurin


2010-2011

Young Artist Competition:

First Place: Marla Smith

Second Place: Isapel Lepanto Gleicher

Third Place: Blair Francis

Senior Artist:

Alexis Washington

Clinic Artist:

Keith Howard

Junior Artist:
(tie) Maggie Dong and Therese Mendoza


2009-2010

Young Artist Competition:

First Place: Lindsay Leach – Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (OH)

Second Place (tie): Jennifer Gosack – Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (OH) and Jessica Leeth – University of South Carolina

Senior Artist Competition:

First Place: Christen Sparago – The MacDuffie School (MA)

Second Place: Madeleine Cooper – Charleston County School of the Arts (SC)

Third Place: Kalle Davis – Spring Valley High School (SC)

Clinic Artist Competition:

First Place: Mary Lyle – Home School (NC)

Junior Artist Competition:

First Place: Grace Law – Cario Middle School (SC)

Second Place: Iris Chong – Jay M. Robinson Middle School (NC)

Third Place: Maggie Dong – Victory Bible Elementary School (SC)

Orchestral Masterclass:

Meghan Bennett – University of South Carolina

Blair Francis – University of South Carolina

Heather Nagy – University of Tennessee – Knoxville

Solo Repertoire Masterclass:

Brittni Bailey – Florida State University

Meghan Bennett – University of South Carolina

Nave Graham – University of South Carolina


2008-2009

Young Artist Competition:

First Place: James Miller

Second Place: Jessica Dixon

Third Place: Wayla Chambo

Piccolo Artist Competition:

Stephanie Melinyshyn

Senior Artist Competition:

First Place: Kenzie Rickman

Second Place: Jessica Glover

Third Place: Connie Petersen

Clinic Artist Competition:

First Place: Sarah Corpe

Second Place: Feifei Deng

Third Place: Kelly Jordan

Orchestral Excerpt Masterclass Competition

Meghan Bennett

Jessica Dixon

Nave Graham

Amber Packard

Solo Repertoire Masterclass Competition

Jana McKay

Catherine Jones

Nave Graham

Lydia Carroll

Piccolo Masterclass Competition

Meghan Bennett

Allison Davis

Victoria Panos


2007-2008

Fall Competition Winners

Senior Soloist:

First Place: Blair Francis – Ridge View High School

Second Place: Becky Thompson – Spring Valley High School

Third Place: Heather Gates – Clover High School

Clinic Soloist:

First Place: McKenzie Rickman – Spring Valley High School

Second Place: Rachel Bradley – Houston County High School

Third Place: Kalle Davis – Spring Valley High School

Junior Soloist:

First Place: Deborah Dahlhausen – Pickens

Second Place: Natalie Lopez – Gold Hill Middle School

Third Place: Feifei Deng – Dent Middle School

Guest Artist Masterclass

Angela Stockard – Bob Jones University

Lauren Reyes – Bob Jones University

Shannon Rickman – University of South Carolina

Calhoun Truluck – New Jersey

Mitchell Yaksh – North Greenville University

Abigail Palpant – Bob Jones University

Lauren Remmers – University of South Carolina

Spring Competition Winners

Collegiate Soloist 

Shannon Rickman – University of South Carolina

Nave Graham – University of South Carolina

Joanna Helms – University of South Carolina

High School Masterclass

Valerie Hsu – Bob Jones Academy

Dottie Grantham – GA

Guest Artist Masterclass 

Maggie Stapleton – Furman

Daquise Montgomery – Peabody

Shannon Rickman – USC

Jennifer Davis – Middle Tennessee State University

Katie Cox – Furman

Meghan Bennett – University of South Carolina

Lauren Remmers – University of South Carolina