YOUNG MUSICIANS' COMPETITION

 Joseph Wong, violin  2017 Young Musicians’ Competition winner

Joseph Wong, violin
2017 Young Musicians’ Competition winner

 the 2018 Young Musicians’ Competition

First Place
Christine Lee

Second Place
Luis Lechuga Espada

Third Place
Arin Chang

Honorable Mentions Catherine Choi, Edward Jung, Jennifer Park

 

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WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
• Student applicants must be participants in their school music program.
• Applicants must be high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors in either San Francisco, San Mateo, or Santa Clara County schools.
• All orchestral instruments accepted.

HOW DO I AUDITION?
• Applications must be received by mail or fax by Friday, March 29, 2019.
• Auditions are at College of San Mateo. Date and time to be announced.
• A non-refundable $40 application fee (payable to the Peninsula Symphony) is due with the application.
• Total audition time is 10 minutes per applicant. Cuts are suggested to conform to the time limit.

WHAT SHOULD I PLAY?
• One solo unaccompanied work (Bach unaccompanied, major étude, etc.)
• One movement of a concerto or major work that can be performed with a symphony orchestra. Concertos must be approved by PSO Music Director.
• Both works together must conform to the time limit of 10 minutes.

WHAT CAN I WIN?
• FIRST PRIZE – $500.00, and a solo appearance with the Peninsula Symphony on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 at 6:00pm at Hillview Park in Los Altos.
• SECOND PRIZE – $200.00
• THIRD PRIZE – $100.00

Please contact Peninsula Symphony for information regarding the Young Musicians' Competition 2019.