2016 Winners from left to right -
Nick Xie, third place, Elizabeth Lindqwister, first place, George Stelluto, Laurel Cramer, second place, and Tengku Irfan, guest artist.
Young Artist Competition winner Elizabeth Lindqwister, piano
Lucia H De Benito y Sanchez 1st Place
Elizabeth Lindqwister - 2nd PlaceYoung Artist1
Derek Zimmerman 3rd Place
Robert Spurgeon 1st Place
Young Artists Competition – Saturday, February 25, 2017
Application deadline: Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Peoria Symphony Guild invites instrumentalists and vocalists in grades 7 – 12 to participate in auditions in the Young Artists Competition (YAC) in the following classifications:
The 1st place winner in each category will go to the final round of competition. Each category must have a minimum of 3 contestants. A category that does not have this minimum will be combined with another category. Judges may choose additional finalists from each category.
The final round of competition will award a first, second and third place winner of the 2016-2017 Young Artist Competition – YAC. These prizes are made possible by the Donna Wilkinson Schwindenhammer Trust and the Peoria Symphony Guild to provide financial aid for musical instruction.
The first place winner will be the featured soloist for the Peoria Symphony Orchestra Student Concert.
- Peoria Symphony Guild Luncheon
- Community Educational Outreach Opportunities
- Program entertainment for a PSO Guild Musical Monday
- All musical selections must be approved by Maestro George Stelluto
Sunday, March 19, 2017 2:00 pm
PSO Cube 101 State Street, Peoria, IL 61602
“An Afternoon of Music”
A special performance featuring the five finalist from the Young Artists Competition
Young Artist Competition Flyer
Young Artist Competition Approved Repertoire List
Young Artist Competition Application
Young Artist Competition Rules
Questions? E-mail Julie Kotewa email@example.com or call 309-712-8175