41st Annual HSO Young Artists Competition Finals Concert

41st Annual HSO Young Artists Competition Finals Concert

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Belding Theater at The Bushnell

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Returning for its 41st year, HSO’s Young Artists Competition invites three to five candidates, pre-selected from the YAC semi-final round, to perform with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra for the Finals Concert. Winners will be named at the performance. This concert is open to the public.


Sofia Gilchenok


Semi Finalists:

Gabe Galley
Grade 12, South Windsor High School
Grace Helmke
Grade 12, South Windsor High School
Sofia Gilchenok
Grade 11, Homeschool
Kaki Su
Grade 12, Choate Rosemary Hall

To be eligible for the Young Artists Competition, students must be Connecticut residents in grades 9-12 during the 2018-19 school year, cannot be a previous first place winner of the HSO’s Young Artists Competition, and must play one of the following instruments: violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba, piano, or harp.

The 2018-2019 Young Artists Competition is sponsored in part by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and the Jean Sterling McRae Fund. Reception sponsors are Jeffrey and Nancy Hoffman and Hoffman Auto Group.

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