Young Artist Concerto Competition 2016 Results

Winner of $1000 David Lewis Crosby Scholarship
Liam Mayo, piano – performing Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1

Runner up - $500 Scholarship
Mercedes Cullen, violin  – performing Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy

Highly Commended
Maynie Bradley, violin
Freya Irani, viola
Theodore Liu, piano
Marc Padilla, piano
Tabby Rhee, violin
Charles Wu, piano
Alexander Zhu, violin

Thank you once again to all the competitors who participated in the 2016 Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition. The amount of exceptional performances made it one of the closest competitions we’ve seen in some time. Our judges were very pleased by the amount of talent displayed and they hope to see many of the participants again next year.

ABOUT: 2016 Young Artist Concerto Competition - Sunday, January 24, 2016

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition gives talented high school students from around the state the opportunity to showcase their talents with Music Director Andrew Sewell and the musicians of the WCO. The competition will be held on Sunday, January 24, 2016, and is open to students in grades 9-12 residing in the state of Wisconsin. We accept applications from string, woodwind, brass and percussion players. 

The winner of the 2016 Young Artist Concerto Competition will appear as a soloist at one of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra’s 2015 Concerts on the Square performances and will receive the David Lewis Crosby Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. The runner-up will appear in concert at the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Youth Concerts on March 2, 2016 (performances at 9:20, 11:00) and will receive a scholarship in the amount of $500.

For more information, go to the bottom of the page to download our brochure, or call 608-257-0638.