2017 winners

Ulrike Mayer-Spohn
Winner of the competition (Trio category)

Extraordinary diversity characterizes the composer and multi-instrumentalist Ulrike Mayer-Spohn: recorder (focus contemporary music) as well as historic string instruments (baroque violin and fiddle). She studied composition and audio designs with Erik Oña at the Studio für Elektronische Musik and the Hochschule für Musik in Basel. First compositions from 2007, comissions…

Yu-Yeol Byeon
Special mention (Duo category)

  Yu-Yeol Byeon (b. 1986, Daegu, South Korea) is a composer. Currently, he is studying music composition at The Department of Music, Graduate School of Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea.   EDUCATION Keimyung University 2016-present, M.M. in composition. Keimyung University 2005-13, B.M. in composition.   PRINCIPAL TEACHERS Keimyung University(M.M.): Seongah…

Emre Dündar
Special mention (Solo category)

Emre Dündar was born in Istanbul in 1972. He started playing the piano at an early age. During the early years of his youth, he continued to work in music as well as in painting; he studied in Mehmet Güleryüz’s workshop for years, participated in many solo and group exhibitions….