Two of my DM students , JinHee Kim and Brent te Velde competed in the first
round of the Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition, North
American Round, which took place April 9-11. The other two preliminary rounds
are to be held in Moscow and Hamburg. Finalists from all three preliminaries
will take place in Kalingrad, Russia, in early September (4-9).
Both students were selected to compete in the Kalingrad final
round. JinHee Kim was named winner of the North American Round. As a result,
she will perform a recital at Bales Recital Hall, University of Kansas on a