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 4, 2016. No late applications will be accepted.
Questions? Contact Cathy Spieth.
Performances Selected for 2015-16
To perform with the Senior Symphony:
Kabalevsky Concerto No. 1, Mvt. I, Bennet Huang, cello
Vaughan Williams Concerto, Mvt. I, Esther Liu, oboe
Vieuxtemps Concerto No. 4, Mvt. I, Daisy Lee, violin
Beethoven Concerto No. 5, Mvt. I, Ethan Yuen, piano
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1, Joshua Chiang, piano
To perform with the Sinfonietta Orchestra:
Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Stephen Nishi, violin
Lalo Cello Concerto, Prelude, Sean Lee, cello
Forsyth Concerto in G minor, Mvt. I, Dylan Kim, viola
Herbert Concerto No. 2, Mvt. III, Jeffrey Chiu, cello
Chopin Concerto E minor, Mvt. I, Josephine Chou, piano
Mendelssohn Concerto No. 1, Mvt. I, Caroline Hsu, piano
To perform with the Galbraith Honor Strings:
JS Bach Concerto No. 7, S. 1058, Mvt. I, Darren Lin, piano
JS Bach Concerto D minor BWV 1052, Ryan Jia, piano
Previous Competition Winners