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We are happy to announce the winners
of the 2nd International Eduardas Balsys Young Composers
Competition!

Main Group:
1st Prize – Kristupas Bubnelis (Vilnius, Lithuania) “…ad infinitum…” for string quartet
2nd Prize – Hannah Selin (New York, USA) “Winter” (from “Four Mountain Songs”) for choir
3rd Prize – Akın Kilis (Istanbul, Turkey) “Brancusi” for string orchestra

Junior Group:
1st Place – Matthias Guntner (Ort im Innkreis, Austria) “To One in Paradise” for mixed choir
2nd Place – Jenny Wei (Allen, USA) “Pandora’s box” for string quartet
3rd Place – Yuchan Li (Tianjin, China) “Four Noble Characters” for piano trio

Ambassador’s Prize from Professor Atis Bankas (Canada)
For new musical work with biggest international appeal:
Mateusz Czarnowski (Szczecin, Poland) “sTREEtS” for 16 string instruments

The composition that received most votes from the audience:
Hannah Selin (New York, USA) “Winter” (from “Four Mountain Songs”) for choir

The diplomas for the finalists are awarded to:
Lasha Kharkhelauri (Tbilisi, Georgia) “Noema” for piano trio
Stefano Paolo Penazzi (Paris, France) “magnolia enneigé” for piano trio
Guo Haimeng (Beijing, China) “Light and Shadow in the Crack” for piano quintet
Jorge Tabarés Garcia (New York, USA) “Logré Morir con los Ojos Abiertos” for mixed choir and 5 soloists
Linas Rupšlaukis (Vilnius, Lithuania) “Waking Up at the Midnight” for choir
Mateusz Czarnowski (Szczecin, Poland) “sTREEtS” for 16 string instruments
Jacob Nelson Elkin (Astoria, USA) “Amber Waves” for string orchestra

FINAL CONCERT OF THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL EDUARDAS BALS