Giles Harris Winners 2009

The 32 Annual Christopher Giles and Lucille S. Harris Competitions in
Musical Performance was held February 21, 2009, on the campus of Wake
Forest University in Brendle Recital Hall.

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Winners were as follows:

Joseph Pleasant and Marguerite Nutt Sloan Award
1st Place – Open Competition

Daniel Ruehr, violin – junior – from Drexel Hill, PA
(student of Dr. Jacqui Carrasco)

Patricia Sloan Mize Award
2nd Place – Open Competition

Jacob Eichhorn, clarinet – freshman – from Greensboro, NC
(student of Dr. Eileen Young)

3rd Place – Open Competition

Elizabeth Hartley, alto saxophone – sophomore – from Ocala, FL
(student of Dr. Eileen Young)

4th Place – Open Competition

John Kossler, guitar – freshman – from Winston-Salem, NC
(student of Ms. Patricia Dixon)

Award for Outstanding Performance by a Non-Music Major – Open Competition

Andre Ta Nguyen, clarinet – sophomore – from Charlotte, NC
(student of Dr. Eileen Young)

The Sinal Prize
1st Place – Piano Competition

Jason Paquette – senior – from Contoocook, NH
(student of Dr. Louis Goldstein)

The Elvy Prize
2nd Place – Piano Competition

Tiancheng Phil You – sophomore – from Flushing, NY
(student of Dr. Joanne Inkman)

The Ward Virts Prize for Pianistic Expressiveness

Ilchan Fraser Song – freshman – from Raleigh, NC
(student of Dr. Peter Kairoff )


All photography by Bill Ray.