1st prize ATS 120,000, - Prize of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Special Prize / Best Interpretation of a Work of the Music of the 20th Century ATS 30,000, - Prize of Jöbstl KG Spedition
Naho UEMURA, violin (Japan)
Born 1970 in Japan. 1986-1989 Violin studies at the Toho-Gakuen School of Music. From 1993 studied with Michael Frischenschlager in Vienna. Since 1986 prizes in international competitions, u. a. 1995 at the "International Instrumental Competition" for violin and viola in Markneukirchen and 1996 at the "International Fritz Kreisler Violin Competition" in Vienna. Performances u. a. at the International Music Festival 1995 "Young Prague". Recordings with Japanese, Dutch and Austrian radio.
Tamami MURAMATSU, Piano (Japan)
Born in 1966 in Japan, 1985-1989 studied at the University of Art and Music in Tokyo, then studied at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna with Alexander Jenner. Correpetitor in the class of Leopold Hager. 1995 Diploma "Outstanding Correpetitor" at the "International Instrumental Competition" for violin and viola in Markneukirchen. Numerous solo piano evenings.