Discover tomorrow’s stars today at the
24th YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION-Woodwinds & Brass
Come and listen to gifted young musicians vie for the top prizes and an opportunity to perform with the Long Island Philharmonic. These young talents will inspire both children and adults.

A different family of instruments is the focus of the competition each year:
            2011–Piano • 2012–Strings • 2013–Woodwinds & Brass

Students through grade 12, attending schools in Nassau, Suffolk and Queens Counties, are invited to audition.

Application deadline: January 15, 2010

Prizes:
1st place - $1,000 Maestro Christopher Keene Memorial Scholarship & invitation to perform with the Long Island Philharmonic at the Annual Gala, time and location TBD
2nd place - $750 Vincent S. Rossitto Memorial Award
3rd place - $250 Brian R. McCaffrey Award

Witness the final rounds of competition –
Admission is FREE, so bring your family and friends!
Semi-Final Round: Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 7:00 pm
Frank & Camille’s, Carle Place
Final Round: Monday, March 8, 2010 at 6:00 pm
Hillwood Recital Hall, Tilles Center for the Performing Arts

Click to download Application and Rules & Regulations.

The 23rd season of Long Island Philharmonic Young Artist Competition was held on Monday, March 16 2009 at Tilles Center. Ji-Eun Anna Lee, violin who is an 8th grader at M.S. 67 Louis Pasteur Middle School, Little Neck won the First Prize. The Second Prize went to Caroline B. Suh, violin who is a 9th grader at William H. Shine Great Neck South High School, Great Neck. Madeline C. Fayette, cello who is a 12th grader at Shoreham-Wading River High School, Shoreham won the Third Prize.

   
David Stewart Wiley, Music Director and Ji-Eun Anna Lee, First Prize Winner 2009   David Stewart Wiley, Music Director; Stephen Belth, Executive Director and Caroline B. Suh, Second Prize Winner 2009   David Stewart Wiley, Music Director; Madeline C. Fayette,Third Prize Winner 2009, Stephen Belth, Executive Director and Karen Beluso, Director of Education & Community Engagement
 
finalists: (L to R) Ji-Eun Anna Lee, violin; Ashley Thakur, violin; Madeline C. Fayette, cello; Angela Wee, violin;Caroline B, Suh,violin; Harry Chiang, violin; Matthew Joon Kimura, violin.   Semi-finalists: (L to R) Lucas J. Spangher, cello; Sooyeon Kim, violin; Angela Wee, violin; Caroline B, Suh,violin; Ji-Eun Anna Lee, violin; Madeline C. Fayette, cello; Matthew Joon Kimura, violin; Ashley Thakur, violin; Harry Chiang, violin.
Upcoming
  Young Artist Competitions:  
2010 - Woodwinds and Brass 20011 – Piano 2012 - Strings

 

How you can help

For information:

Karen Beluso, Director of Education & Community Engagement

(631) 293-2223, ext. 118 email: karenb@liphilharmonic.org

Mara Lepmanis, Education Assistant
(631) 293-2223 ext. 111 email: maral@liphilharmonic.org

fax: (631) 293-2655

 
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