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The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's 23rd Annual Young Artists Competition
Live Final Round 
Jan 15th, 2017 (NEW DATE) at 1:00 pm
Trinity Lugheran Church at 309 W. 39th St. Vancouver WA
Master of Ceremonies, Edmund Stone of All Classical Portland, 89.9FM
Admission is free!



Master of Ceremonies, Edmond Stone, of 89.9 All Classical PortlandThe Vancouver Symphony Orchestra announces today the names of the nine finalists for the 23rd Annual Young Artists Competition. The Live Final round will take place at 1:00pm on Sunday, January 15th (NEW DATE) at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vancouver (map). 89.9FM All Classical Portland Radio’s Edmund Stone returns as Master of Ceremonies for this highly anticipated event.

 

Over 60 young musicians (18 and under) from WA and OR submitted audition recordings to the VSO for a preliminary round. They were judged by a panel of professional musicians, with the top three finalists chosen in each of three categories" piano, strings and winds/brass. These nine finalists will compete in the Final Round, performing their selections in a concert setting before a live audience. Michelle’s Pianos has generously provided two grand pianos for this competition.

 

 

The concert is free and open to the public with no advance ticketing required.

 

The top winners in each of the three categories then perform with The VSO at Skyview Concert Hall under the baton of internationally renowned Maestro Salvador Brotons in concerts at Skyview Concert Hall on April 22nd & 23rd. In addition, students will receive a portion of over $5,000 in cash and prize money.

 

The nine finalists, by category, are:

STRINGS CATEGORY

Symphony Koss, Violin

Paul Lee, cello

Hanami Froom

Symphony Koss
violin
10th grade
Vancouver (WA)

Carmen Fantasy, Op.25, Pablo de Sarasate

Paul Lee
cello
11th grade
Portland (OR)
Cello Concerto in B minor, Antonin Dvorak

Hanami Froom
violin
5th grade
Portland (OR)
Concerto No.2 in D minor, Opus 22,
Wieniawski


PIANO CATEGORY

Trevor Natiuk Christopher Yoon Emily  Jeeho Park, piano

Trevor Natiuk
piano
11th grade
Battle Ground (WA)
Piano Concerto No.1 in F# minor, Opus 1, First Mov.Rachmaninoff

Christopher Yoon
piano
11th grade
Portland (OR)
Piano Concerto No.1 in E(b) Major,
Franz Liszt

Emily Jeeho Park
piano
9th grade
Sammamish (WA)
Piano Concerto in F Major (No.2) Opus 102, 1st Mov. Shostakovich

WINDS/BRASS CATEGORY

Ashley Teng, flute Isabelle Zheng, flute Sara Seulbee Shinn, fllute

Ashley Teng
flute
10th grade
Camas (WA)
Flute Concerto 1st mov., Carl Nielsen

Isabelle Zheng
flute
11th grade
Portland (OR)
Flute Concerto CNW 42, Carl Nielsen

Sara Seulbee Shin
flute
11th grade
Vancouver (WA)
Flute Concerto in D Major, Carl Reinecke

 

Our 2016 Gold Medal Winners

                 The winners of the 2016 Young Artist Competition
      Anthony Zheng (piano), Lauren Yoon (piano) and Richard Lu (cello)
                  with Maestro Salvador Brotons

 



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