|Yue Chu, Yejin Noh, Xixi Zhou and Kermit Poling|
Yejin Noh - Bronze medal - playing the Rachmaninoff concerto No. 2
Xixi Zhou - Silver medal - Prokofiev Concerto No. 2
Yue Chu - Gold medal - Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 3
Through some unique camera work with live images projected on a large screen above the orchestra, the audience was able to observe each pianist with an up close and personal view.
SSO Concertmaster Kermit Poling interviews the finalists above as the judges tabulate the votes.
Bronze medalist - Yejin Noh
Silver medalist Xixi Zhou with Wideman Director Lester Wilson
Gold medalist Yue Chu with Margaret Shehee
See you at next year's competition and in the meantime, support your local orchestra and the musicians who make it possible by sharing their talents with you.
For more photos of the competition winners go to Shreveportmusicians4ever by Susan Rogers