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Young Artist Concerto Competition

Competition Information

Each year Symphony North sponsors a young artist concerto competition. The competition winners will perform with Symphony North on Sunday, December 8, 2019.

The rules and application for the 2019-2020, 23rd Annual, Young Artist competition can be downloaded by clicking here. The deadline for the submission of the application is Friday, August 16, 2019.

Previous Seasons Winners

2018-2019 Season

2017-2018 Season

  • 1st Place
    Aditya Deshpande, Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1
  • 2nd Place
    Bryant Li, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2, 1st Movement

2015-2016 Season

2013-2014 Season

  • 1st Place
    Patrick Pan, Prokofieff’s Piano Concerto No 3, 1st Movement
  • 2nd Place
    Bowie Lin, Sibelius’ Violin Concerto, 1st movement

2012-2013 Season

  • 1st Place
    Esther Liao, Tschaikowsky’s Piano Concerto No 1 in Bb, 1st Movement
  • 2nd Place
    Stephen Perkyns, Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E minor, 4th movement

2011-2012 Season

  • 1st Place
    Anna C. Han, Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1, 1st Movement
  • 2nd Place
    Christina Strohmann, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, 3rd Movement
  • 3rd Place
    Nikita Patel, Jaques Ibert’s Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, 3rd Movement

2010-2011 Season

  • 1st Place
    Charles Seo, Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E minor, 4th movement
  • 2nd Place
    Patrick Pan, W. A. Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 in G minor, 1st movement

2009-2010 Season

  • 1st Place
    Nicolas Chona, W. A. Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A Major, 1st movement
  • 2nd Place
    Liana Wang, W. A. Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23, 1st movement

2008-2009 Season

  • 1st Place
    Esther Liao, Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1
  • 2nd Place
    Elizabeth Zhang, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in Bb Major, 1st movement

2007-2008 Season

  • 1st Place
    Xiaohe Wang, George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue
  • 2nd Place
    Michael Heil, Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor op. 16, 1st movement

2006-2007 Season

  • 1st Place
    Benjamin Kwak, Prokofiev’s, Piano Concerto in G major, op. 10, 1st movement
  • 2nd Place
    Gloria Kim, Schumann’s, Piano Concerto in A minor op. 54, 1st movement

2005-2006 Season

  • 1st Place
    Stephanie Chan, Franz Liszt’s, Piano Concerto in A Major
  • 2nd Place
    Christopher Lee, Sibelius’, Violin Concerto in D minor opus 47, 1st movement

2004-2005 Season

  • 1st Place
    Gregory Abrell, Ravel’s Tzigane (violin)
  • 2nd Place
    Naomi Benecasa, Saint Saens’, Cello Concerto No. 1

2003-2004 Season

  • 1st Place
    Lillian Pettit, P. Tchsaikowsky’s Pezzo Capriccioso for Cello
  • 2nd Place
    Shauna Kay Thompson, Charles T. Griffes’ Poem for Flute & Orchestra

2002-2003 Season

  • 1st Place
    Jessica Zhu, Sergey Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, 1st movement
  • 2nd Place
    Janice Pai, Edvard Greig’s Piano Concerto in A minor, 1st movement
  • 3rd Place
    Nathan Liang, Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor, 1st movement

2001-2002 Season

  • 1st Place Tie
    John Chang, Edward Alexander’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor
  • 1st Place Tie
    Kenneth Li, George Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F, 1st movement
  • 2nd Place
    Anna Czerniak, W. A. Mozart’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Allegro movement

2000-2001 Season

  • 1st Place
    Riseng Xu, Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in A minor, 1st Movement
  • 2nd Place
    Seok Yoon Jeong, Dmitry Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major

1999-2000 Season

  • 1st Place
    Adrienne Michell Hochman, Joseph Haydn’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Major, 1st Movement

1998-1999 Season

  • 1st Place
    Eva Chan, Sergey Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in Db Major
  • 2nd Place
    Audrey Nath, Camille Saint-Saens’ Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, 1st Movement

1997-1998 Season

  • 1st Place
    Amy Yang, W. A. Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major
  • 2nd Place
    Herlinda Ramirez, Gluck’s O del mio dolce ardor Aria from Paride ed Elena

 

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