Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition Winners Announced

Nov 15, 2018 | News

Each fall, WYSO hosts a concerto competition for Youth Orchestra students. Judges this year heard an incredible amount of talent from the 32 students who participated. Concerto competition winners are invited to perform with Youth Orchestra during the May concerts. Congratulations to each student!

Winners this year include (in alphabetical order):
Benjamin Davies-Hudson, Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capricioso
Grace Kim, Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No. 1
Brian Liebau, Harty: In Ireland
Ellen Zhou, Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto

Honorable Mention students, who are invited to perform in the Youth Honors Recital on January 11, 2019 at Oakwood Village West, include (in alphabetical order):
Meera Bradley, Bruch: Scottish Fantasy
Anné Sophie Brilla, Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 7
Jessica Jiang, Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Hannah Noughani, Mozart: Oboe Concerto
Grace O’Connell, Bohme: Trumpet Concerto
Alyssa Peterson, Koussevitzky: Bass Concerto
Andrew Siehr, Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No. 1
Steven Wilke, Khachaturian: Violin Concerto
Quinn Wilson, Bloch: Suite Hebraique

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