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Michael Nyman The Diary of Anne Frank: If
Leos Janacek Jenufa: Act I
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92
Mason Bates From Amber Frozen
KING FM Young Artist Awards 

The KING FM Young Artist Awards, presented in partnership with the Seattle Chamber Music Society and now in its fifth season, strives to give talented young musicians a bigger stage. This competition is one element of our promise to the community of more support for arts education, community partnerships with the arts, and more live broadcasts.  The competition will be open to musicians (solo instrumental, vocal, or chamber groups) ages 6-20 in two age divisions – 1) ages 6-15 and 2) ages 16-20.  Through a combination of world-class judges and listener votes, 10 finalists are chosen and perform live on the air before a winner in each of two age divisions is crowned.

The Young Artist Awards competition is presented by Classical KING FM 98.1 in partnership with the Seattle Chamber Music Society and Alana Jewelry.


1. The top ten finalists perform in a live broadcast on either June 3 or June 10, 2016.
2. The Grand Prize Winners will perform on KING FM's NW Focus LIVE, Friday, June 24 at 8pm, and at select outdoor concerts in Summer 2016. They may also be invited to perform in community concerts through April 2017.

For the competition rules, click here.

For the entry form, click here.


James Ehnes
International concert violinist
Artistic Director, Seattle Chamber Music Society
Julie Albers
International concert cellist
Assistant Professor, McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.
Seattle Chamber Music Society artist
Max Levinson
International concert pianist
Faculty at New England Conservatory and Boston Conservatory
Seattle Chamber Music Society artist
Lorna McGee
International concert flutist
Principal flute, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Seattle Chamber Music Society artist
Karen P. Thomas
Artistic/Executive Director, Seattle Pro Musica
Choral conductor and composer
Lisa Bergman
KING FM Announcer
Concert pianist
Sarah Ioannides
Music Director, Tacoma Symphony Orchestra
International conductor
Julian Schwarz
International concert cellist
Stephen Stubbs
GRAMMY Award-winning conductor
Lutenist and early music specialist


DANIEL RICHARDSON, pianist, playing Stravinsky in the KING FM Studios

CHARLOTTE MARCKX, violinist, playing Fiddle Tunes with her sister Olivia in the KING FM Studios 




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