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Cooper Competition Heats Up

July 24, 2013

Erich Burnett

Kyumin Park, Jieming Tang, Angela Wee, Gallia Kastner, Ming Liu, and Ching-Yi Wei pose with Cooper director and jury chair Gregory Fulkerson
The six recital finalists of the 2013 Cooper International Competition—(l to r) Kyumin Park, Jieming Tang, Angela Wee, Gallia Kastner, Ming Liu, and Ching-Yi Wei—pose with Cooper director and jury chair Gregory Fulkerson.

Photo credit: William Roane

The competition has intensified on the Oberlin campus, where the field of participants in the 2013 Cooper International Competition has been narrowed from 24 to six. They perform Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. in Warner Concert Hall, and three will advance to the concerto finals on Friday, July 26, at Cleveland's Severance Hall. On the line: cash prizes totaling more than $20,000 and three full scholarships to attend the Oberlin Conservatory. Read more.

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