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First place: Joshua Flores and Sooah Jeon
Second place: Semin Kang
Third place: Daniel Choi
Joshua Flores is a junior at Heritage High School in Frisco, TX. He currently studies under Alexander Richards and is very active in the musical community in North Texas and abroad. In addition to placing first in the 92Y Concerto Competition, he has won the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition and placed first in the winds division at the Juanita Miller Concerto Competition.
Joshua Flores has also attended both the MPulse and Interlochen Saxophone institutes and has had the privilege to take lessons and perform in masterclasses with world-renowned saxophonists Dr. Tim McAllister and Professor Zach Shemon.
First Prize: Performance with the 92Y School of Music Orchestra, $500 cash prize
Second Prize: $250 cash prize and solo recital with piano
Third Prize: $150 cash prize and solo recital with piano
Preliminary Round: Video submission due by January 28, 2019
Submit one movement for video or YouTube link
Semifinal Round: February 16, 2019
Prepare full concerto — Jury will ask for one or more movement
Final Round: February 17, 2019
Prepare full concerto performed with piano accompaniment
First-Prize Winner Concert: May 5, 2019
Perform concerto with orchestra
Second- and Third-Prize Winners Recital: June 16, 2019
Perform recital with piano accompaniment
Applicants will be notified by email if invited to the semifinal round.
Richard Deane – Acting Principal Horn, New York Philharmonic
Carol Wincenc – Flute Faculty, Juilliard School of Music
Edward Yim – President, American Composers Orchestra
Stanley Drucker – Stanley Drucker, Clarinetist, New York Philharmonic (1948-2009)
Tomo Matsuo – Music Director, 92Y School of Music Orchestra
Standard concerto or work with orchestral accompaniment from the Baroque, Classical or Romantic periods with instrumentation that is appropriate for chamber orchestra (no harp, large percussion section, etc.) and duration of 30 minutes or less. 92Y School of Music Orchestra concerts generally adhere to a chamber orchestra size at 40 players. Applicants are permitted to audition on works for any size orchestra; however, the winner may be asked to prepare a different piece that could be performed with a chamber size orchestra. If you are unsure whether a specific concerto is appropriate for this competition, please email 92Y School of Music.
92Y School of Music Students Application ($50 fee waived)
For more information, contact the School of Music at 212.415.5580 or email.
Learn more about 92Y’s School of Music here. Learn more about the 92Y Orchestra here.
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