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.
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
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.
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
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 from10 finalists! Hear all the finalists' performances on NW Focus LIVE: