VC LIVE | 2022 Sphinx Competitors


 

The highest prize within the Senior Division will obtain the $50,000 Robert Frederick Smith Prize and solo appearances with main orchestras.

All semi-finalists and finalists have entry to scholarships and fantastic devices by the Sphinx Music Help Fund.

 

THURSDAY JANUARY 20 | 11:00 AM (ET)
2022 SPHINX COMPETITION | JUNIOR DIVISION SEMI-FINAL ROUND  
DETROIT, MICHIGAN

 

 

Maxwell Fairman (Violin)

  • Bach | Sonata No. 2 in A minor | Grave & Fuga
  • Mozart | Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Main
  • William Grant Nonetheless | Summerland

Jan Vargas Nedvetsky (Cello)

  • Bach | Cello Suite No. 3 in Main | Prelude & Sarabande
  • Haydn | Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Main
  • Villa-Lobos | Track of the Black Swan

Rebecca Beato (Violin)

  • Bach | Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor | Sarabande & Gigue
  • Mozart | Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Main
  • William Grant Nonetheless | Summerland

Nazeeh Shahid (Viola)

  • Bach | Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor | Prelude & Gigue
  • Hoffmeister | Viola Concerto in D Mahor
  • Piazzolla | Oblivion

Ian Barnett (Violin)

  • Bach | Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor | Siciliana & Presto
  • Mozart | Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Main
  • Conventional (Arr. Jesus Florido) | Ballada Española

Kearston Gonzales (Violin)

  • Bach | Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor | Siciliana & Presto
  • Mozart | Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Main
  • William Grant Nonetheless | Summerland

Joseph Escobar (Double-Bass)

  • Bach | Cello Suite No. 3 in C Main | Sarabande & Gigue
  • Koussevitzky | Double-Bass Concerto in F-Sharp minor
  • William Grant Nonetheless | Summerland

Anna Isabella España (Violin)

  • Bach | Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor | Adagio & Fuga
  • Mozart | Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Main
  • William Grant Nonetheless | Summerland

Brandon Leonard (Cello)

  • Bach | Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor | Sarabande & Gigue
  • Haydn | Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Main
  • Villa-Lobos | Track of the Black Swan

Jonathan Okseniuk (Violin)

  • Bach | Violin Sonata No. 2 in A minor | Grave & Allegro
  • Mozart | Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Main
  • William Grant Nonetheless | Summerland

 

THURSDAY JANUARY 20 | 2:15 PM (ET)
2022 SPHINX COMPETITION | SENIOR DIVISION SEMI-FINAL ROUND  
DETROIT, MICHIGAN

 

 

Thierry de Lucas Neves (Violin)

  • Bach | Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor | Adagio & Fuga
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor | Violin Concerto in G minor
  • William Grant Nonetheless | Suite for Violin and Piano

Andres Ayerbe (Cello)

  • Bach | Cello Suite No. 3 in C Main | Prelude & Gigue
  • Villa-Lobos | Cello Concerto No. 2
  • Marlos Nobre | Poema III

Alexandra Switala (Violin)

  • Bach | Violin Sonata No. 2 in A minor | Grave & Allegro
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor | Violin Concerto in G minor
  • Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson | Blue/s Varieties for Solo Violin

Santiago Vazquez-Loredo (Viola)

  • Bach | Cello Suite No. 4 in E-flat Main | Prelude & Gigue
  • Roberto Sierra | Viola Concerto

Harper Randolph (Viola)

  • Bach | Cello Suite No. 6 in D Main | Prelude
  • Bach | Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor (Viola Transcription) | Adagio
  • William Grant Nonetheless | Carmela

Gabriela Lara (Violin)

  • Bach | Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor | Chaconne
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor | Violin Concerto in G minor
  • William Grant Nonetheless | Suite for Violin and Piano

Juan-Salvador Carrasco (Cello)

  • Bach | Cello Suite No. 6 in D Main | Prelude & Sarabande
  • Villa-Lobos | Cello Concerto No. 2
  • Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson | Lamentations “Black/People Track Suite”

Jesus Linarez (Violin)

  • Bach | Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor | Adagio & Fuga
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor | Violin Concerto in G minor
  • William Grant Nonetheless | Suite for Violin and Piano

Kebra-Seyoun Charles (Double-Bass)

  • Bach | Cello Suite No. 4 in E-flat Main | Prelude & Gigue
  • Andrés Martin | Bass Concerto No. 1
  • Conventional (Arr. Lawrence Brown) | Spirituals: 5 Negro Songs

 

The 2022 jury includes Zuill Bailey, Danielle Belen, Juan-Miguel Hernandez, Patrice Jackson, Midori, Laura Snyder, and Melissa White.

 

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