2016-17 Young Artist Competition Results

Overall Winners:

First Prize – Xiaoxuan Shi  -Violin
Second Prize – Enrique Rodriguez – Violin
Third Prize – Yujie He – Violin
Honorable Mention – Clara Neubauer -Violin

Division Winners:


Enrique Rodriguez Violin


Yujie He Violin

Viola Chen Flute


Clara Neubauer Violin

Mizuki Hayakawa Cello



Video Submission Deadline: Feb 1 2017

Finals: April 22 2017 Dimenna Center for Classical Music NYC


The Young Artist Competition is a  annual competition for musicians up to age 23. A winner will be  awarded a  solo appearances with the Adelphi in our Young Artist Showcase Concert.

Competition Details

Ages: up to Age 23

Categories College (student in a University/College/Conservatory or 18 – 23); Senior(( 15-18) ;Junior (under 14) Divsion – As of Feb 1 2017

Important Deadline:

1. February 1, 2017 Video Audition cut off. Finalists will be chosen from the Video Round

2. Finalists will play in  April 22 2017 at the Dimenna Center for Classical Music NYC. Awards will be given in each Category.

3. The Soloist for the 2016-17 Young Artist showcase will be chosen from the finalists on April 22 2017 at Dimenna Center for Classical Music.



Audition for the Young Artist Competition

To audition, please complete the following steps:

1. Select a work of your choice. The first prize winner will need to perform a concerto that is appropriate for chamber orchestra.

2.     Submit an audition recording via  Youtube, Vimeo. Please follow the recording directions

3.    Online Application 2017


Young Artists Competition Fee


Application requirements
1. A Completed Application Form.

2.  Fee of $75 US

1. The decisions of the Jury are final.

2. The Jury reserves the right to not select a winner.

3.  The Jury, Board of the Adelphi Chamber Orchestra
make no representation that the production will not infringe any copyrights of third parties.

4. Winners hold harmless the Jury,  Board of the Adelphi Chamber Orchestra from any
damages, claims, liabilities, and costs, or losses of any kind or nature whatsoever, which may in
any way arise from the rehearsals, performance and recording.



Finalists  will be notified by letter in March 1 2017. Soloist with the Orchestra  will be notified on or after the April 22   2017 finals.


Soloist Competition Winner receives

1. Certificate Award as Winner of The Young Artist Competition

2. Finalists will perform on April 22  2017 at the Dimenna Center for Classical Music. The first place winner to solo with the orchestra  will be chosen from the finals.

3.  Performance as featured soloist with the Adelphi Orchestra in  during the 2017-18 season.

Previous Young Artist Showcase Soloists

October 2016: Nathan Meltzer, Violin

October 2014: Ari Boutris, Violin & Ming Nga Cheung, Piano

October 2013: Dylan Wu, Cello

October 2012: Anton Rist, Clarinet NY

March 2012: Brieuc Vourch, Violin

October 2010: Jennifer Choi , cello

October 2009: Lindy Tsai, cello

October 2008: Ethan Siegel violin

October 2007: Philo Lee, cello

March 2006: Christina Hughes, flute

March 2005: Daniel Baer, Piano