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 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.
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
Questions? Contact Cathy Spieth.
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
Previous Competition Winners