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The NSSO Young Artist Award Competition will next run in the 2018-2019 season, please check back for details in fall 2018.


Young Artist Award Winners
1993 – Inaugural Year

Anton Polezhayev – Sarasate Carmen Concert Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 25

1995
Xilun Chen, piano – Grieg Piano Concerto

1999 
Dan Bassin, trumpet – Haydn Trumpet Concerto

Adam Krauthamer, horn – Mozart Horn Concert No. 3
Dan Pellegrini, violin – Saint-Saens Violin Concert No. 3 in B minor 

2001
1st Prize - Meena M. Bhasin, violin – Mendelssohn Concerto in E minor
2nd Prize – Nan Aomori, flute – Mozart Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major

2003
Shane Helfner, oboe (oboe d’amore) – J.S. Bach Concerto in A minor

2005
Sho Omagari, violin – Vieuxtemps Concerto No. 4 in D minor, Op. 31

2009
Lukas Bentel, cello – Lalo Cello Concerto

2011
Elizabeth Oh, piano – Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor

2013
Harrison Li, piano – Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

2015
Crystal Kim, cello – Elgar Cello Concerto (3rd movement)


2017

​1st Prize -  Christian Verfenstein, piano - Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
2nd Prize - Alexandra Woroniecka, violin - Wieniawski Violin Concerto No. 2


YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION