Young Concert Artists (YCA) announced the winners of the 2023 Susan Wadsworth International Auditions: Ziggy & Miles, guitar duo, James Baik, cello, Michael Yeung, percussion, Oliver Neubauer, violin, and Benett Tsai, cello.

Cellist James Baik has been described as “an undeniable authority,” and possess “a real warmth emerging in lyricism… and displays mixture of sonic mastery and interiority,” by Belgian newspaper Le Soir, after his performance at the 2021 Queen Elisabeth competition.

Australian guitarist brothers Ziggy and Miles are two of their home country’s finest young musicians forging an international career. They are Artist diploma candidates at The Juilliard School under Multiple Grammy Winner, Sharon Isbin.

Michael Yeung is a unique percussion artist equally comfortable as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral performer, and his career has taken him across the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Violinist Oliver Neubauer attends the Juilliard School where he is a proud recipient of the Kovner Fellowship and a student of Li Lin and Donald Weilerstein.

The music-making of young Australian cellist Benett Tsai won the Third Prize and Special Prize for the Best Haydn Concerto at the 2022 Grand Prix Emanuel Feuermann. He is currently an undergraduate student at the Colburn School in Los Angeles where he studies with Clive Greensmith.

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