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Johansen International Competition announces winners.

Vicki Powell, 17, from Madison, Wisconsin, won first-place in the viola division of the 2006 Johansen International Competition for Young String Players (ages 13-17). A student of Sally Chisholm and Gene Purdue, Powell won the competition with a viola performance of Nicolo Paganini's Caprice No. 24.

Tessa Lark, of Richmond, Kentucky, a student of Kurt Sassmannshaus, received first-place in the violin division.

In the cello division, first place was awarded to Narek Hakhnazaryan, who studies with Mexey Seleznev at the Moscow Conservatory in Russia.

These prize winners were among 31 young string players from around the world selected to come to Washington, D.C., to compete in the semi-finals of the Johansen International Competition (JIC).
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