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The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 2014-15 Season - Individual Concert Tickets Available Online Now!
Vancouver Symphony Classic Concerts: February 21 and 22, 2015
Overture to Colas Breugnon (Kabalevsky), Concertos No. 1 and 2 (Liszt), Symphony No. 6 (Brotons)
Featuring guest artist Arnaldo Cohen, Piano
Vancouver Symphony Classic Concerts: April 18 and 19, 2015
Symphony No. 5 (Honegger), La Valse (Ravel), selections by our 2015 Young Artists Winners
Vancouver Symphony Classic Concerts:May 16 and 17, 2015
Audience Choice (TBA), Concerto for Two Clarinets (Krommer), An Alpine Symphony (Strauss)
Featuring guest artists Juanjo Mercadal, Clarinet
and Tolo Mercadal, Clarinet
divider Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 21st Annual Young Artists Competition at 1 pm on Sunday, February 8th at Trinity Lutheran Church, 309 W. 39th Street Vancouver, WA. The competition is sponsored by the Anna C. MacAskill Schwab and Dwight Schwab, Sr. Charitable Foundation.

The finalists have been chosen. Now what remains is the always-exciting Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 21st Annual Young Artists Competition at 1 pm on Sunday, February 8th at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vancouver.


Continuing the exciting competition format instituted in 2014, nine of the area's finest young musicians will perform head-to-head in a concert that is free and open to the public with no advance ticketing required. The annual competition features students performing their selections in a concert setting before a live audience.


The top three contestants will 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 18 & 19. In addition, students will receive a portion of $5,000 in cash in prize money.



Master of Ceremonies, Edmund Stone


Master of Ceremonies for the competition will be Edmund Stone, air personality and host of the nationally syndicated show, The Score on All Classical Radio. The February 8 competition will be judged by a blue ribbon panel of area professional musicians.


Emily Brother, piano from West Linn High SchoolMatthieu Galizia, piano; home schoolJeremiah Guo, piano; Camas High School
Emily Brother, piano
West Linn High School
Matthieu Galizia, piano
home school
Jeremiah Guo, piano
Camas High School

Nathan Kim, piano, from Newberg High School Cammie Lee, violin, from Catlin Gable High School Richard Liu, cello, from Skyview High School
Nathan Kim, piano Newberg High School Cammie Lee, violin
Catlin Gable High School
Richard Lu, cello; Skyview High School

Yun Teng, violin, from Camas High School Pieter Top, piano, from Wilsonville High School Annie Zahng, cello, from Westgate Christian School
Yun Teng, violin
Camas High School
Pieter Top, piano Wilsonville High School Annie Zhang, cello
Westgate Christian School


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