Monday, was an exciting day of competitions at the ISB Convention.  We’d like to congratulate our winners:

14 & Under Solo

  • First Prize – Daniel Tancredi
  • Second Prize – William McGregor
  • Third Prize – Noah Bailyn

15-18 Solo

  • There is a tie for the new Thomas Martin Prize of $500 for the best performance of a piece by Bottesini – Lena Goodson and
    Philip Nelson
  • First Prize – Xhixiong Liu
  • Second Prize – Philip Nelson
  • Third Prize – Yi Hsuan Chiu

Jazz

  • First Prize – Martin Jaffe
  • Second Prize – Alex Frank
  • Third Prize – Daniel Foose
  • Honorable mentions are given to Noah Jackson and Gavin Kelso

Orchestra

  • First Prize – Christopher Johnston
  • Second Prize – Michael Priester
  • Third Prize – Shared by Kieran Hanlon and Jonathan Colbert
  • A special judge’s prize of $100 for the best performance of the “Otello” solo – Amanda Rice-Johnston

Solo Competition

  • Our finalists will be playing Tuesday morning.  The announcements will be made tonight before the 8pm concert.

Bass Makers Competition

  • Our judges did their work all day Monday for workmanship and tone.  The announcements will be made tonight before the 8pm concert.
  • Convention Favorite voting will be done by attendees today.

Huge thanks go to our esteemed judges and prize sponsors.