By decision of the jury members of the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition in the Woodwinds category, the prizewinners are:
First Prize and Gold Medal: Matvey Demin (Russia, flute)
Second Prize and Silver Medal: Joidy Scarlet Blanco Lewis (Venezuela, flute)
Third Prize and Bronze Medal: Alessandro Beverari (Italy, clarinet)
Fourth Prize and Diploma: Lola Descours (France, bassoon)
Fifth Prize and Diploma: Nikita Vaganov (Russia, clarinet): Juri Florian Alexander Vallentin (Germany, oboe)
Sixth Prize and Diploma: Juri Florian Alexander Vallentin (Germany, oboe)
Seventh Prize: Lívia Duleba (Hungary, flute)
Eighth Prize: Sofiya Viland (Russia, flute)
48 contestants have attended the auditions in the Woodwinds category, taking place from June 19 to 27, 2019 in the Repino Concert Hall.
The winner of the Grand Prix of the Competition will be announced on June 29, 2019 during the gala concert of the laureates in St. Petersburg, which will be held at the New Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre (Mariinsky II).