Laureats of 4th Competition

4th International I. J. Paderewski
Piano Competition
Bydgoszcz, 3 – 14 November 1998

Tomomi Okumura

Japan

I prize
Tomomi Okumura, Japan
10.000 USD

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Tomomi Okumura

Tomomi Okumura

Japan

Michael Schnieider

USA

II prize
Michael Schnieider,
USA
6.000 USD

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Michael Schnieider

Michael Schnieider

USA

Katarzyna Borek

Poland

III prize
Katarzyna Borek,
Poland
5.000 USD

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Katarzyna Borek

Katarzyna Borek

Poland

Vladimir Milošević

Yugoslavia

IV prize
Vladimir Milošević,
Yugoslavia
4.000 USD

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Vladimir Milošević

Vladimir Milošević

Yugoslavia

Ave Nahkur

Estonia

V prize
Ave Nahkur,
Estonia
3.000 USD

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Ave Nahkur

Ave Nahkur

Estonia

Sonja Hanna Maria Fräki

Finland

VI prize
Sonja Hanna
Maria Fräki,
Finland
2.000 USD

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Sonja Hanna Maria Fräki

Sonja Hanna Maria Fräki

Finland

Three honorary mentions for best participants of the second stage who did not qualify for the finale were received by ( 1000 USD):

Vitatyi Baran, Ukraine

Agata Nowakowska, Poland

Aleksandra Mozgiel, Poland

Katarzyna Borek from Poland received the prize for the best performance of I. J. Paderewski composition (500 USD).

Additionally the jury awarded the participants with non-statutory prizes:

Dominika Maria Eska, 1000 USD, funded by the Club of Bydgoszcz and Kujavia Region in Chicago, USA
Katarzyna Borek, Polska, a Yamaha piano, sponsored by the Foundation of Regina Smendzianka
Tomomi Okumura, Japan, 1000 USD funded by Christine Smith (USA) and a concert in California, upon the invitation of Paso Robles Foundation for Culture and Art.
Vladimir Milosevic, prize gift (a painting) funded by the Voivode of Piła
Katarzyna Borek, Poland, a concert organized by the Domestic Concert Office and a fee in the amount of 2000 PLN, sponsored by the Foundation of Regina Smendzianka
Tomomi Okumura, Japan, a concert funded by the I. J. Paderewski Pomeranian Philharmonic during the 38th Music Festival, September 1999.

Partners of the contest

Międzynarodowy Konkurs Pianistyczny im. I. J. Paderewskiego jest organizowany w ramach projektu pt. "Kujawsko-Pomorskie Menu Kulturalne 2013-2014" współfinansowanego ze środków Europejskiego Funduszu Rozwoju Regionalnego w ramach Regionalnego Programu Operacyjnego Województwa Kujawsko-Pomorskiego na lata 2007-2013 oraz ze środków budżetu Województwa Kujawsko-Pomorskiego.