Young Artist Concerto Competition

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NJIO sponsors their Young Artists Concerto Competition every spring. The Competition is open to musicians from throughout New Jersey, currently in grades 6-11. Winners will receive cash prizes, gift certificates and an opportunity to perform with the orchestra during the following season. The winners represent the brightest stars among young artists from the Garden State.

10th NJIO Young Artists Concerto Competition

May 25, 2017


2017 Flyer Coming Soon

2017 Application Coming Soon

Congratulations to our 2016 Young Artist Concerto Competition winners!

First Place winner: Angela Zhao, piano

Second Place winner: Sea Yoon, violin

Honorable Mentions: Sasha Kandybin, violin; Daniel Wang, flute; Eilene Lee, violin

Thank you to all of the exceptional musicians who entered this competition!

Previous Young Artists Concerto Competition Winners

2015


First Place: Alyssa Kim, violin

Second Place: Heechan Ku, cello

Honorable Mentions:

Evangelia Diplas, Marie Louise James, Christian Maloney, Coco Mi, Dallas Noble, Eunice Park, Daniel Seog, Carolyn Wong

2014


First Place: Elizabeth Hendy, violin

Second Place: Serena Huang, flute

Honorable Mentions:

Coco Mi, violin

Johanna Nowik, viola

 2013


First Place: Zachary Mowitz, cello

Second Place: Albert Cao, violin

Honorable Mentions:

Elizabeth Hendy, violin
Euihyun Kim, violin
Jimin Kook, viola
Johanna Nowik, viola
Natsuko Takashima, violin

 2012


First Place: Noel Kim, violin

Second Place: Soyeong Park, violin

2011


First Place: Jessica Hong, cello

Second Place: NaYoung Yang, violin

2010


First Place: Sophia Bacelar, cello

Second Place: Alex Wang, violin