Robert Schumann - String Quartet No.2 in F, Op.41/2
Robert Schumann (orch. Josef Strauss) Traumerei
Wolfgand Armadeus Mozart La finta giardiniera K.196 (hosted by Sue Elliot:part2)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No.34 in C, K.338
Rudiger Pawassar Sculpture 3
KING FM Young Artist Awards 
 
It's time to vote! Our panel of judges has selected 10 finalists in the third-annual Young Artist Awards Competition, and your vote helps decide the winner! Individuals may rate one, some or all of the finalists once every 24 hours.

VOTE NOW!

The Young Artist Awards competition is presented by Classical KING FM 98.1 in partnership with the Seattle Chamber Music Society and is sponsored by Resonance at SOMA Towers.
 

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

February 2, 2015: Competition submission period begins
April 6, 2015 6am: All contest submissions due
April 6, 2015 - April 20: Judges deliberate and choose finalists
April 21, 2015: Top 10 finalists posted on www.king.org for public voting
May 22, 2015, 11:59pm: Listener voting period ends
May 15 and 22, 2015, 8pm: NW Focus LIVE concerts featuring 10 finalists
May 26, 2015: Winners announced
June 12, 2015, 8pm: Winners perform on NW Focus LIVE

PRIZES

1. The top ten finalists perform in a live broadcast on either May 15 or May 22, 2015.
2. The Grand Prize Winners will perform in a live broadcast on June 12 and at select outdoor concerts in Summer 2015. They may also be invited to perform in community concerts through April 2016.

JUDGES

James Ehnes
International concert violinist
Artistic Director, Seattle Chamber Music Society
 
Amy Schwartz Moretti
Violinist
Director of the McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University
Seattle Chamber Music Society artist
 
Rebecca Albers
Violist
Assistant Principal violist, Minnesota Orchestra
Seattle Chamber Music Society artist
 
Ben Hausmann
Oboist
Principal oboist, Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Seattle Chamber Music Society artist
 
Craig Sheppard
Pianist
University of Washington School of Music faculty
 
Bion Tsang
Cellist
Professor of Cello at the University of Texas Butler School of Music
Seattle Chamber Music Society artist
 
Melinda Bargreen
Music writer, critic, composer, teacher
 
Karen P. Thomas
Choral conductor, composer
 
Sean MacLean
KING FM Announcer
Host of NW Focus
Musician and composer

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2014 WINNERS! 


DENNÁ GOOD-MOJAB, 17


ALENA HOVE, 15




MILLICENT MCFALL, 14




The winners were chosen by 9 judges and a public vote from 10 finalists! Hear all the finalists' performances on NW Focus LIVE:





 

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