CONGRATULATIONS to ALL the performers at the

2023 Plowman Chamber Music Competition!

The 2023 Plowman Competition





The Plowman Grand Prize with Odyssey Performance Prize:

Trio Menil (Houston, Texas)


First Place in Piano and Strings, sponsored by the Missouri Symphony

in the memory of Hugo Vianello

Zelter String Quartet (Los Angeles, California)


Mrs. Georgia Morehouse First Place in Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion,

in the memory of her late husband Dr. Larry Morehouse

Kodachrome Quartet (saxophone quartet from the Arizona State University)


Honorable Mention, sponsored by Dr. Stephen and Joan Mudrick

Estella Quartet (string quartet from the Cleveland Institute of Music)


Honorable Mention, sponsored by Dr. Stephen and Joan Mudrick

Amo Brass (New Haven, Connecticut)


Hugo Vianello Audience Prize

Kodachrome Quartet (Arizona State University)


Judges Special Recognition

Onda Sonora (University of Oklahoma)

Rasa String Quartet (Boston, Massachusetts)



Outreach Concerts (Selected from the Preliminary Round)

Eunoia String Quartet (Vanderbilt University)

Kodachrome Quartet (Arizona State University)





The Semi-Finalists

Corvus Quartet (University of Missouri – Kansas City)

Trio Amabile (University of Michigan)

ATLAS (University of Hartford)

Cercis String Quartet

Trio Blank Slate (University of Michigan)

Plaza Winds (University Michigan)

Eunoia String Quartet (Vanderbilt University)

Little Trio (Boston University)




Plowman Program

PLOWMAN GRAND PRIZE and Odyssey Award:

Trio Menil

Houston, Texas

Georgia Morehouse, in memory of Larry Morehouse First Prize in Winds, Brass & Percussion:

Kodachrome Quartet

Arizona State University

The Missouri Symphony, in memory of Hugo Vianello First Prize in Piano & Strings:

Zelter String Quartet

Los Angeles, California

Stephen and Joan Mudrick Honorable Mention:

Estella Quartet

Cleveland Institute of Music

Stephen and Joan Mudrick Honorable Mention :

Amo Brass

New Haven, Connecticut

The Vianello Family Audience Prize :

Kodachrome Quartet

Arizona State University

Judges Special Recognition:

Onda Sonora

University of Oklahoma

Judges Special Recognition:

Rasa String Quartet

Boston, Massachusetts

Outreach Concerts:

Eunoia String Quartet

Vanderbilt University


Kodachrome Quartet

Arizona State University

The Plowman Chamber Music Festival

10 Events | March 23-27, 2023

Event 1:

Piano Recital by Lucille Chung

Post-recital photo with collegiate and pre-collegiate students of Dr. Miyamoto and Ayako Tsuruta, most of whom volunteered over the competition weekend.

Event 2a (video):

A morning Outreach Concert at a Columbia Public School, with Eunoia String Quartet

Event 2b (video):

A morning Outreach Concert at a Columbia Public School, with Kodachrome Quartet

Event 3:

Piano Master Class with Lucille Chung (here with Ema Iwasaki)

Event 4:

Cello Master Class with Amit Peled (here with Nate Roberts)

Event 5:

Concert at the Lenoir Woods Senior Living, with Eunoia String Quartet

In the meantime:


Event 6 (video):

Cello Recital with Amit Peled and pianist Peter Miyamoto

Event 7:


Semi-Finals: Before the Result Announcement

Event 8:

The Finals & Award Ceremony

Event 9:

Horn Recital by Jeff Scott with pianist Rachel AuBuchon

Event 10:

Horn Master Class with Jeff Scott, with Professor Amanda Collins' Mizzou Horn Studio

Mizzou Piano Technician Lucy Urlacher and friends (video):

After all the events were finished, they safely moved the grand piano in the Fellowship Hall back to the Sanctuary.

THANK YOU to all the collaborators, donors, friends, helpers, participants, presenters, supporters, and volunteers.


~ See you in 2025 ~

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