Stage: Final - 3rd Prize
STAGE ONE - SELECTION: Grieg, Sonata no. 3 in C minor for Violin and Piano, first movement; Ravel ,"Tzigane" for Violin and Piano; Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 3, first movement; Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, "Louisiana Blues Strut"
STAGE TWO - SEMIFINAL: Bach, Violin Partita no. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004, Sarabande, Giga
STAGE THREE - FINAL: Eugène Ysaÿe, Sonata No. 4 in E minor, Op. 27; N. Paganini, Caprice No. 2 in B minor Moderato
Oliver Neubauer attends the Juilliard School where he is a recipient of the Kovner Fellowship and a student of Itzhak Perlman and Li Lin. Prior to his studies at Juilliard, Oliver attended the Perlman Music Program, the Juilliard Pre-College Division, and the Dalton School in NYC. Oliver has performed as soloist with numerous orchestras, including the National Repertory Orchestra, the Sound Symphony Orchestra, and the Symphony of Westchester. Oliver was the first prize winner of the 2020 Adelphi Competition, recipient of the Gold Award at the 2018 National YoungArts Competition, winner of the 2017 Young Musicians Competition at The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and winner of the Artist in You Competition sponsored by the Doublestop Foundation. He has participated in masterclasses with Ana Chumachenco (at the 2019 Kronberg Violin Masterclasses), Mihaela Martin, Augustin Dumay, Ani Kavafian, and others. He has performed with artists including Itzhak Perlman, Carter Brey, Fred Sherry, Ani Kavafian, Shai Wosner, Jason Vieaux, and the Dover Quartet. Oliver’s festival appearances have included the Four Seasons Winter Workshop, Bravo! Vail, Summerfest La Jolla, Music@Menlo, Lake Champlain Music Festival, Chamber Music Northwest, Music in the Vineyards, Music from Angel Fire, and the Verbier Festival Academy. Highlights of this past season included appearances at Parlance Chamber Concerts, Jupiter Chamber Players, Apex Concerts, and as concertmaster of the Juilliard Orchestra. Oliver plays on a 1780 J.B. Guadagnini violin, generously on loan to him from the Juilliard String Instrument Collection.