Balourdet Quartet awarded 1st prize in the 47th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition

By The Violin Channel

Credit: Kevin W. Condon

The Rice University Shepherd School of Music-based Balourdet Quartet has this week been awarded 1st prize in the Senior Strings Division at the 47th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition – in South Bend, Indiana, United States.


Comprising violinists Justin DeFilippis and Angela Jiye Bae, violist Benjamin Zannoni and cellist Russell Houston, the ensemble will receive US $3,500 – plus a number of important performance opportunities.


Read original announcement by The Violin Channel here.