The Young Artist Competition gives musicians between the ages of 8 and 18 a chance to shine on the radio in a musical contest critiqued by local professionals. The next competition will be Spring 2020.
High School Champion: Emily Steinbach, Piano
Middle School Champion: Richard Lian, Piano
Elementary School Champion: Ethan Tang, Piano
Ryan Schuering, Piano
Molly Wilburn, Vibraphone
Thelonious Harrah, Voice
Meg Martin, Violin
Come hear some of the best young classical musicians in our region on today’s WUOLive, featuring the champions of the 2019 PNC 90.5 WUOL Young Artist Competition!
Posted by 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville on Wednesday, May 1, 2019
National Arts Standards
MU:Pr4.1.E.IIIa develop and apply criteria to select varied programs to study and perform based on an understanding of theoretical and structural characteristics and expressive challenges in the music, the technical skill of the individual or ensemble, and the purpose and context of the performance.
MU:Pr6.1.E.IIIa demonstrate an understanding and mastery of the technical demands and expressive qualities of the music through prepared and improvised performances of a varied repertoire representing diverse cultures, styles, genres, and historical periods in multiple types of ensembles.
MU:Pr4.3.E.IIIa demonstrate how understanding the style, genre, and context of a varied repertoire of music informs prepared and improvised performances as well as performers’ technical skill to connect with the audience.
1st Place: Jina Park, violin
2nd Place: Sarah Martel, piano
Noah Centers, Euphonium
Christopher Liu, piano
Harin Oh, piano
Emily Steinbach, piano
Annie Daigle, violinist (Louisville Orchestra)
Matilda Ertz, pianist (Youth Performing Arts School)
Matthew Nelson, clarinetist (University of Louisville)
Find out where previous winners of YAC are now and how they got there: