Giles Harris Winners

The 36th Annual Christopher Giles and Lucille S. Harris Competitions in
Musical Performance were held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 in Brendle Recital Hall on the campus of Wake Forest University.

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Winners were as follows:

Joseph Pleasant and Marguerite Nutt Sloan Award 
First Place Performance by an Instrumentalist – Open Competition

Buck Hinman

Buck Hinman, alto saxophone – freshman – from Asheville, NC
(student of Dr. Eileen Young)

Patricia Sloan Mize Award 
Second Place Performance by an Instrumentalist- Open Competition

Alex Langevin
Alex Langevin, clarinet – freshman – from Clemmons, NC
(student of Dr. Eileen Young)

The Award for Outstanding Performance by a Singer

Natalie Michaels

Natalie Michaels, soprano – sophmore – from Wilton, CT
(student of Teresa Radomski)

The Award for Outstanding Performance by a Non-Music Major

Olivia Butler

Olivia Butler, soprano – sophomore – from Tampa, FL
(student of Teresa Radomski)

The Sinal Prize 
First Place in the Piano Competition

Freddy Jenkins

Freddy Jenkins – sophomore – from Plymouth, England
(student of Dr. Peter Kairoff)


The Mark and Kirk Elvy Award 

Second Place in the Piano Competition

Congshan Holly Pan

Congshan Holly Pan – junior – from Hangzhou, China
(student of Dr. Louis Goldstein)

The Ward Virts Prize for Pianistic Expressiveness

Tiancheng Phil You

Tiancheng Phil You – MSA first year – from Nanchang, China
(student of Dr. Peter Kairoff)

All photography by Bill Ray.