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World Piano Competitions winners.

The 2004 winners of The World Piano Competition, held each summer in Cincinnati, include Gold Medalist Ekaterina Mechetina, 26, who received The Robison Foundation/B. Robison Sporck-Stegmaier Award of a New York Recital at Alice Tully Hall, valued at $35,000, and The Claire Phillips Award of $10,000. Mechetina, from Moscow, is a postgraduate student at the Moscow State Conservatory and studies with Sergey Dorensky.

The Silver Medal winners are Anastasia Terenkova, 23, of Russia, and Clara Jung-Yang Shin, 30, of South Korea. They each received The Frank A Benus Endowment & The Lucille B. Duncan Endowment Awards, taking home $4,000 each.

All three artists will be making Cincinnati appearances in the 2004-2005 concert season. The fourth-, fifth- and sixth-place winners were Jei-yern Ryu, 26, South Korea; Pavel Petrov, 22, Russia; and Klara Min, 29, South Korea, respectively.
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