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KING FM Young Artist Awards 


CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2015 WINNERS! 


DANIEL RICHARDSON, 20


CHARLOTTE MARCKX, 13



The winners were chosen by 9 judges and more than 17,000 listener votes! Hear all ten finalists' performances on NW Focus LIVE:





 

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 by Su Development.


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 on KING FM's NW Focus LIVE, Friday, June 12 at 8pm, 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
 
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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