The Palisades Symphony Will Feature Winners

Of Its Youth Competition This Sunday at Palisades High School

Every year, The Palisades Symphony hosts a Young Artist Competition. Students in first grade through high school, who are able to perform a movement of a concerto with an orchestra, audition in the spring to be eligible for monetary awards and the chance to perform with the Palisades Symphony orchestra.

This year’s concert, under Conductor Joel B. Lish, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, in Mercer Hall at Palisades High. The concert is free to the public and will feature the youth winners.

Max von der Ohe, a co-winner in grades 1-6, will perform Leroy Anderson’s “Bugler Holiday.”

Landon Fringer, the other co-winner in that age group, will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 16, first movement.

In grades 7-9, there were also co-winners. Matthew Lee Chang will perform Paganini’s Violin Concerto in D, Op.6, first movement. The other soloist will be Audrey Yang performing Saint-Saens’ Piano Concerto in G minor, Op. 22, first movement.

The winner of the Chamber Music Palisades Award was Ethan La Chapelle, who will play Luigi Boccherini’s Cello Concerto in B Flat Major.

The Alfred Newman Award went to David Hung, who will play Paganini’s Violin Concerto in D, Op. 5.

Winner of the Music Director’s Award was McCartney Hutchinson, who will play Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto in E Flat, first movement.

The co-winners in grades 10-12 were Megan Lee Chang who will play Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto, first movement, and Amy Sze, who will play Wolfgang Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D Major, second movement.


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