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Solo Competitions

John Baeg, 2012 soloist 

The ECYS Solo Competition and Performance Program challenges young artists to master their art and themselves through development of talent, character, confidence and leadership skills.

Each April ECYS hosts two solo competitions for musicians ages 6 - 18.  One competition is for piano, and the other is for all other instruments: 
  • Winners will be selected to perform during the following season.

  • The Piano Competition is open to ECYS members and non-members.

  • The "All-ECYS" Competition is open to ECYS members only and is for all instruments (excluding piano).

  • The application deadline is final. Please read all instructions carefully.

  • There is a $38 non-refundable application fee.

  • The schedules for the Piano and All-ECYS competitions will be posted on this page. There will be no other notifications made.

  • Suggested pieces for the beginning and intermediate levels.

Applications are due: March 8, 2017. Absolutely no late applications will be accepted.

2017 All-ECYS Competition
2017 Piano Competition
Competition Date: April 22, 2017
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Competition Date: April 8, 2017
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Questions? Contact Eman Isadiar.

Performances Selected for 2016-17

To perform with the Senior Symphony:

REINECKE Flute Concerto in D Major, Mvt. I, Erica Nagase, flute
SIBELIUS Violin Concerto, Mvt. I, Roger Sun, violin
ELGAR Cello Concerto, Mvt. I, Arthur Oung, cello
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Mvt. I, Nancy Zheng, piano
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Mvt. I, Leyla Kabuli, piano

To perform with the Sinfonietta Orchestra:

SAINT-SAENS Havanaise, Opus 83, Grace Huh, violin
KABALEVSKY Violin Concerto in C Major, Mvt. I, Cassandra May, violin
WEBER Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F Minor, Mvt. I, Seonghyun John Lee, clarinet
SAINT-SAENS Cello Concerto No. 1, Mvt. I, Erik Roise, cello
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, Mvt. I, Karina Tseng, piano
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Mvt. I Catherine Huang, piano

 Previous Competition Winner

2005 2006 2007
2008 2009 2010
2011 2012 2013
2014 2015


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