TCO Concerto Competition

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2020 Concerto Competition

2020 Rules and Regulations will be released September 2019


Please note next year the deadline will be earlier and the Competition will take place in February.

Senior Division

1st Prize - $2000

 George and Sheila Drapeau 

Founding Sponsors

2nd Prize - $1000

Rita Ross

3rd Prize - $500

David and Natasha Restivo

Junior Division

1st Prize - $1000

 Frank and Suzanne Shiner  

2nd Prize - $500

 Carmen and Rafael Forte  

3rd Prize - $300

 Georgia and Ron Frasch  

The 2019 Winners

Senior Division: First Prize

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Jaein Kim - Flute

Eastman School of Music

Junior Division: First Prize

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Kento Hong - Violin

Juilliard Pre-College

Senior Division

Second Prize

Misha Galant - Piano

The Juilliard School

3rd Prize

Lauren Siess - Viola

The Juilliard School

Junior Division

Second Prize

Christopher Zandieh - Piano

Juilliard Pre-College

3rd Prize

Elli Choi - Violin

Juilliard Pre-College

The 2018 Winners

Senior Division: First Prize

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Yilun Xu - Piano

The Juilliard School


May 2018 Concerto Winners' Concert Performance:

Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, Op 2

Junior Division: First Prize

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Sara Scanlon - Cello

Juilliard Pre-College



May 2018 Concerto Winners' Concert Performance:

Dvorak Cello Concerto, Op. 104 - Allegro

Senior Division

Second Prize

Timothy Chooi - Violin

The Juilliard School

Third Prize

Oukalin Yin - Violin

New England Conservatory

Junior Division

Second Prize

Avery Sands Duer - Piano

Student of Yoshie Akimoto

Third Prize

Noam Ginsparg - Cello

Ithaca Talent Education

2017 Winners

Senior Division: First Prize

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Julian Langford – Cello
Stonybrook University/The Juilliard  School
$2000

The George and Sheila Drapeau First Prize
Founding Sponsor


TCO Performs Dmitri Shostakovich's - Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Opus 107 Movement 1 - with 2017 Concerto Competition Winner- Senior Division - Julian Langford

1st Movement:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fj-hfYsfhg&feature=youtu.be

2nd-4th Movements

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMl-Df-NzeI&t=217s

Junior Division: First Prize

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Dylan Wu - Cello
The Juilliard Pre-College
$1000

The Frank and Suzanne Shiner First Prize



TCO Performs Tchaikovsky's - Pezzo Capriccioso, Op. 62 - with 2017 Concerto Competition Winner- Junior Division - Dylan Wu


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDunO8NlCBo

Senior Division

Second Prize

Georgia Lazaridou – Piano

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Third Prize

Radoslawa Jasik – Piano

The New School – Mannes

Junior Division

Second Prize

Sara Scanlon – Cello

The Juilliard Pre-College

Third Prize

William Tang – Piano

MSM Pre-College

2016 winners

First Prize

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Sakurako Saimaru


Visit the YouTube link below to watch The Chappaqua Orchestra's 2016 Concerto Competition 1st place winner – Sakurako Saimaru – perform the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto No.1 E minor, Op. 64 and her encore of the Bach Sonata.

Mendelssohn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0gdn6fwqS4


Bach:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVJ_65aVcg

Second Prize

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Joe Konno

Third Prize

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Dorothy Madubuko