Nine Young Musicians Announced For Final Round of VSO’s 27th Annual National Young Artist Competition

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Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 2021 Young Artist Competition finalists
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 2021 Young Artist Competition finalists


Nine finalists for the 27th Young Artist Concerto Competition have been selected!

These talented students were chosen from submissions nationwide for their remarkable musical ability and professionalism.

2021 Young Artist Competition Finalists

Congratulations to these remarkable young musicians, and thank you to every student who submitted.


The final round of the live competition will take place on:

Date: October 17, 2021
Time: 1 PM PDT
Location: First Presbyterian Church
4300 Main St., Vancouver WA. 98663

*In-person reservations are at capacity. Please join us on Sunday for the simultaneous live stream here.
Continuing the exciting competition format of past years, nine of the nation’s finest young musicians chosen from over 100 applicants will compete in three categories: piano, strings and winds/brass. Gold Medal winners in each category will receive the opportunity to perform with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Salvador Brotons on January 22nd and 23rd at Skyview Concert Hall. All finalists will receive generous cash prizes. Gold Medalists will be awarded $5,000 each; Silver Medalists, $2,000 each; Bronze Medalists, $1,000 each.

The final round will be judged by an extraordinary panel of renowned performers and educators.