Violinists, Stella Chen and VC Artist Tessa Lark have this week been introduced as recipients of 2020 Lincoln Middle Awards for Rising Artists – in New York Metropolis.
The annual prizes honour excellent artistry and serve to acknowledge the promising way forward for chosen performers throughout the 11 resident organizations of the Lincoln Middle.
The 2020 recipients are:
Violinist Stella Chen
Violinist VC Artist Tessa Lark
Director Lileana Blain-Cruz
Mezzo-soprano singer Emily D’Angelo
Dancer Ruby Lister
Clarinetist Sebastian Manz
Trumpet participant Riley Mulherkar
Filmmaker Akosua Adoma Owusu
Dancer Unity Phelan
Composer Ellen Reid
Producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper
A graduate of the New England Conservatory and Harvard College, the place she studied with Donald Weilerstein and Miriam Fried and present pupil of Li Lin, Catherine Cho and Donald Weilerstein at The Juilliard College, Stella is a former prize winner on the Tibor Varga Worldwide Violin Competitors and the Menuhin Competitors – and in Could of this yr was awarded 1st prize on the 2019 Queen Elisabeth Worldwide Violin Competitors, in Brussels.
A graduate of the New England Conservatory and The Juilliard College, the place she studied with Miriam Fried, Lucy Chapman, Sylvia Rosenberg and Ida Kavafian, Tessa is a former main prize winner on the Indianapolis, Michael Hill and Naumburg Worldwide Violin Competitions – and is a latest recipient of a prestigious Avery Fisher Profession Grant and Leonore Annenberg and Borletti-Buitoni Belief Fellowships.
“The humanities are basic to our world, and it’s Lincoln Middle’s accountability to help the voices of various, fearless, and extraordinary artists …” Lincoln Middle for the Performing Arts President Henry Timms has this week stated.
“The Awards for Rising Artists unite our campus organizations to have fun these creatives who think about large and take dangers,” he has stated.
“The caliber of artists acknowledged by the Rising Artists Awards is extraordinary yr after yr and 2020’s cohort is a really spectacular and exceptionally gifted group,” Lincoln Middle for the Performing Arts Creative Director Jane Moss has stated.
The awards might be introduced as ceremony on the 27th of February, 2020 – on the Lincoln Middle.