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Ovation Concerto Competition Finals
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Ovation Concerto Competition Finals

Oct 20, 7:00 pm

| $10

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory’s most advanced students compete with solo repertoire for the prestigious opportunity to perform the concerto of their choice with full orchestra at our Ovation Series Concerts. The winners will be awarded the Larry Norquist Memorial Award.

This annual Concerto Competition presents the chance for SDYS students to strive for excellence, while amazing audiences with their exceptional level of musicianship. These young musicians, from the youth symphony’s advanced ensembles, Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra and Wind Orchestra, perform some of the most challenging concerto pieces ever composed with astonishing poise and skill. The musicians are competing for the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the full orchestra.


Chae Yoon (Gemma) Baek • Clarinet
Clarinet Concerto in Eb major, Op. 74 No. 2, III. Polacca, by Carl Maria von Weber

Saeji Hong • Piano
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37, I. Allegro con brio, by Ludwig van Beethoven

Ryan Park • Violin
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35, I. Allegro Moderato, by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Michelle Liu • Flute
Flute Concerto, I. Allegro, by Jacques Ibert

Susan Lee • Violin
Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor, Op. 7, III. Rondo à la clochette, by Niccolò Paganini

Russell Chiang • Piano
Piano Concerto No. 5 in Eb Major, Op. 73 “Emperor”, I. Allegro, by Ludwig van Beethoven

Song (Amy) Lee • Violin
Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77, IV. Burlesque: Allegro con brio – Presto, by Dmitri Shostakovich

Adults $10 | Students Free

More information about our Concerto Competitions here.

University Christian Church 3900 Cleveland Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103 United States
(619) 295-4146
Oct 20
7:00 pm
San Diego Youth Symphony