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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.


2014-2015 WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED!
SEE BELOW!


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 Instruments" Competition is open to ECYS members only.

  • 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-Instrument competitions will be posted on this page. There will be no other notifications made.

  • Suggested pieces for the beginning and intermediate levels.

 

Competition Applications are online only. See links below.

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR BOTH COMPETITIONS: MARCH 7, 2014

 

All-ECYS Competition is Now Closed
SCHEDULE IS NOW POSTED
INFORMATION/RULES FOR THE COMPETITION
MAP OF FOOTHILL
Piano Competition is Now Closed
SCHEDULE IS NOW POSTED
INFORMATION/RULES FOR THE COMPETITION

Competition Date: April 19, 2014Competition Date: April 12, 2014

Questions? Contact Cathy Spieth. 

 


Performances Selected for 2014-15
Congratulations!

To perform with the Senior Symphony:
Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme, Bennet Huang, cello
Messager Solo De Concours, Adi Zimmerman, clarinet
Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Young Hye Lee, violin
Walton Concerto, Mvt. I, Linus Lu, viola
Elgar Concerto, Mvt. IV, Cassandra Chum, cello
Saint-Saens Concerto No. 3, Mvt. I, Emma Cockerell, violin


To perform with the Sinfonietta Orchestra:
Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Jonathan Lin, violin
Elgar Concerto, Mvt. I, Meghan Leong, cello
Saint-Saens Morceau de Concert, Kyle Liang, French horn
Beethoven Concerto No. 1, Mvt. I, Rachel Liu, piano
Chopin Concerto No. 2, Mvt. I, Sophia Lin, piano


To Perform with the El Camino Wind Orchestra:
Gregson Concerto, Mvt. I, Johnathan Orr, tuba

To Perform with the Galbraith Honor Strings:
de Beriot Concerto No. 9, Mvt. I, Ethan Cotta, violin
Cimarosa Concerto in G Major, Cherin Koh and Ashley Chon, flutes


To Perform with the Camerata or Chamber Players Orchestras:
Breval Concerto, Mvt. I, Samuel Cotta, cello


Performances Selected for 2013-14

To perform with the Senior Symphony:

Korngold Concerto in C Major, Jay Kim, cello
Saint-Saens Concerto No. 2, Mvt. I, Elliot Wuu, piano

Creston Concerto, Mvt. I, Emily Su, marimba
Chaminade Concertino, Michelle Chang, flute
Spohr Concerto No. 1, Mvt. I, Adi Zimmerman, clarinet
Tchaikovsky Pezzo Capriccioso, Michael Chung, cello   
Sarsasate Fantasy on Bizet’s Carmen, Byron Fan, violin
Ibert Concerto, Mvt. III, David Liou, flute
Prokofiev Concerto No. 3, Mvt. I, Agata Sorotokin, piano

To perform with the Sinfonietta Orchestra:

Rossini Variations for Clarinet and Small Orchestra, Alvin Kao, clarinet   
Mendelssohn Concerto, Mvt. I, Young Hye Lee, violin
Saint-Saens Concerto No. 2, Mvt. III, Victor Xie, piano
Davidoff Concerto No. 2, Mvt. II, Meghan Leong, cello
Mendelssohn Concerto No. 2, Ikjoo Cho and Allison Nam, clarinets
Mozart Concerto No. 3, Mvt. I, Jesse Chou, French horn
Lalo Symphonie Espagnole, Mvt. I, Theo Luan, violin
Hummel Concerto, Mvt. I, Alex Clark, trumpet
Saint-Saens Concerto No. 3, Mvt. III, Samuel Ng, violin


To Perform with the Galbraith Honor Strings:

Bach Double Concerto, Mvt. II, Andromeda Kepecs and Teresa Wu, violins
Bach Concerto, Mvt. III, Adelyn Chen, violin


To Perform with the Camerata Orchestra:

Bach Concerto, Mvt. I, Mehrnaz Mirhosseini, violin


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