Young Artists Competition Finalists 2023

The Symphony Guild of Charlotte congratulates the Finalists
for the 2023 Young Artists Competition!

Name Division Level
Calvin Chen Open Advanced
Elijah Chen Open Intermediate
Wesley Connor Orchestral Advanced
Ellie Dixon Orchestral Advanced
Clark Fan Orchestral Intermediate
Samuel Han Open Advanced
Yoav Ovrutsky Open Intermediate
Sayuki Peterman Orchestral Intermediate
Cadence Shevy Orchestral Advanced
Caleb Shin Orchestral Intermediate
Michael Stratford Orchestral Advanced
Tyler Tsung Orchestral Intermediate
Skyla Kiang Orchestral Advanced
Sophia Major Orchestral Intermediate

Thank you to all the excellent young musicians who submitted videos in Phase 1
and thank you to all the teachers and parents supporting
these very talented young people behind the scenes.
Congratulations to our
2023 Young Artists Competition Essay Contest Winners

Advanced Level:  Calvin Chen, piano
Intermediate Level: Sophia Major, violin


The Final Competition will be held:
Saturday, February 18
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Christ Lutheran Church Sanctuary 4519 Providence Road

Please note, we will follow all facility COVID protocols that are in place. More information to follow.
And, to all of you (who are not seniors this year!),
we look forward to your participation at the 2024 Competition.
Look for details and application information in late spring.

The 2023 Young Artists Competition Committee
Wendy Azrak, Aram Bryan, Ellen Caldwell, Kinsey Fournier,
Adam Marino, Susan Ramsey, Linda Weisbruch
and Christopher James Lees (our special advisor)

Special thanks to our panel of Adjudicators
Christopher James Lees, Charlotte Symphony
Dr. Alexandra Dee, Appalachian State University
Dr. Tara Villa Keith, Davidson College