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Young Artist Performances affords nationally recognized young instrumentalists, preparing for careers in classical music performance, the opportunity to present advanced repertoire in a professional yet supportive environment.  Our young artists gain valuable on-stage experience and earn much needed funds for their educations.  Audiences are able to attend high quality concerts, rich with serious classical repertoire, in intimate settings and follow these young performers to greatness. 

E V E N T S​  (Click on Dates for Details)

Saturday, October 17, 2020,  7:30PM

Streamed Recital (free)

Violinist Caroline Smoak will perform classical works with pianist, Emily Urbanek Caroline is a student of Dr. Carolyn Huebl and soloed with the Winston Salem and Nashville Symphonies.




March 2021 - YAP Artist Iris Shepherd receives a Jack Kent Cooke Award and wins the National Finals of the MTNA Senior Strings Competition.

September 2020 - YAP Artist Shannon Fitzhenry is named the concertmaster of the El Paso Symphony.

February 2020 - YAP Artist Sterling Elliott solos with the Detroit Symphony, Boston Symphony and Philadelphia Orchestras.YAP Artist Joshua Kovac receives a Jack Kent Cooke award.


February 2019 - YAP Artist Sterling Elliott wins the Sphinx  Competition 


April 2018 - YAP Artist Eric Tsai reaches the 2nd round of the senior division 2018 Menuhin Festival in Geneva, Switzerland.

April 2018 - YAP Artist Lydia Newton receives a four year full fellowship to the University of Miami, Frost School of Music.






Saturday, January 16, 2020,  7:30PM

Streamed Recital (free)


Cellist, Joshua Kováč, will perform clasical works with pianist Michaela Kováčová.  Joshua is a receipient of a Jack Kent Cooke scholarship and has appeared on NPR's From the Top.



Saturday, April 24, 2020,  7:30PM and

Streamed Recital (free)

Violinist Luke Henderson will perform violin and Chamber works with the Phillips Trio, gold medalists at the 2020 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

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