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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)




January 2023 - Iris Shepherd receives full fellowship to Vanderbilt Univeristy's Blair School of Music


November 2022 - Amy Goto awarded 2nd prize in the Pablo Casals International Aqarad Competition.


April 2022 - Lydia Newton accepts offer to to pursue graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music. Dillon Scott accepts offer to attend the Curtis Institute of Music.

October  2021 - Caroline Smoak wins the New England Conservatory Concerto Competition.  Shannon Fitzhenry name a contract player of the Pittsburgh Symphony.


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


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 










Sunday, May 4, 2025, 4:00PM

Violinist, Sarah Park, will perform classical works with pianist Keru Zhang  Sarah will also give a talk about Spark Care +, a musical invention that earned her National Young Scientist of the Year.

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