Results 2016

Congratulations to all the prize winners and participants of the 1st New Stars International Music Competition (NSIMC). Here are the prize winners:


Grand Prize


LOVRE MARUŠIĆ (Omiš, 1992) started playing the piano in Primary Music SchoolLovro pl. Matačić in Omiš in the class of Rozarija Samodol. Being invited by a respected Russian pianist and teacher, Natalija Troull, he left for Moscow to the Central Music School at State Conservatory P. I. Tchaikovsky where he successfully completed his studies in 2011. He spent the first year of Music Academy in the class of Ruben Dalibaltayan, and the other years in the class of professor Ljubomir Gašparović. He is currently a student at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt with Professor Grigory Gruzman.

Senior Age Category

1st Prize

Tanja Sonc - Violin (Slovenia)

2nd Prize

Sven Bauer - Piano (Germany)

Jorge Nava - Piano (Spain)

Ruth Eichenseher - Cello (Germany)

3rd Prize

Yan Fu - Piano (USA)

Alexander Hersh - Cello (USA)

Bryony Gibson-Cornish - Viola (New Zealand)

4th Prize

Anna Quiroga - Harp (Spain)

Mila Ferramosca - Violin (UK)

Ula Mlakar - Harp (Slovenia)

5th Prize

Caroline Tyler - Piano (UK)

Anna Ovsyanikova - Violin (Russia-UK)

Raymond Wui Man Yiu - Piano (Hong Kong)


Intermediate Age Category

1st Prize 

Maria Wehrmeyer - Violin (Germany)

2nd Prize 

Arthur Di Francesco - Piano (UK)

3rd Prize

Basil Alter - Violin (USA)


Junior Age Category

1st Prize

Willard Carter - Cello (UK)

2nd Prize

Calvin Leung - Piano (UK)

3rd Prize

Julian Ketelsen - Violin (UK)

4th Prize

Souny Park - Cello (UK)


Special Prizes

Chesterman-March Prize

  • Tanja Sonc

King's College School Masterclass Prize

  • Mila Ferramosca

New Virtuosi Prize

  • Tanja Sonc
  • Maria Wehrmeyer 

Proudlock Garick Prize

  • Alexander Hersh

Tempest Orchestra Prize

  • Ruth Eichenseher

Winchelsea Prize

  • Ruth Eichenseher


A spreadsheet of the Jury's marks are available on the following link below. Please contact us if you want to find out your competitor ID.