Bella Music Foundation Inc.
Thank you to all the contestants who participated in the 2023 Bella Music Foundation International Music Competition for the Blind and Visually Impaired! It's truly remarkable that we had such an impressive number of exceptionally talented musicians from various parts of the world. These included the United States of America, Australia, Spain, South Korea, China, Croatia, South Africa, Colombia, Mexico, and New Zealand for this year's 2023 BMF International Music Competition. Each contestant exhibited remarkable talent and thorough preparation, making the preliminary round process highly competitive. We are pleased to announce the names of the finalists of the 2023 BMF International Music Competition for the Blind and Visually Impaired, listed alphabetically.
DIVISION I : AGES 10 - 18
Haowen Deng - Piano (China)
Iolanta Mamatkazina – Voice (USA)
Laura Parra Muñoz - Piano (Spain)
Logan Riman - Piano (USA)
DIVISION II : AGES 19 - 30
Bohee Kim – Cello (S. Korea)
Guillem León Vivas - Piano (Spain)
Julia LaGrand - Violin (USA)
Ying-Shan Tseng – Piano (S. Africa)
The Finalists' Concert is scheduled to take place on November 25, 2023, at 7:45 PM, at Marc A. Scorca Hall (330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA), and will be open to the public. The next BMF Music Competition is planned for 2025.