20.04.2013 The audition of the North-American round of the 8th Competition
The audition of the North-American round of the 8th Competition was held on April 12, 13 in Dane&Pole Recital Hall (Lawrence, University of Kansas). 10 organists from the USA, Korea and Japan took part in it. Samuel Gaskin, Katelyn Emerson, Song Yi Park, Jonathan Gregoire are passed to the second round and won the grants for their travel to Kaliningrad. Samuel Gaskin (the first by total marks) won also the prize of the solo concert in Dane&Pole Recital Hall.
At the evening of April, 12 Daria Burlak, first prize winner of the 6th Mikael Tariverdiev competition presented the solo programme. This concert in Dane&Pole Recital Hall was her successful start of the USA concert tour.