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2015 Young Chamber Musicians Competition Finalist

WDAV and OrthoCarolina need your help to choose the winners of the 2015 Young Chamber Musicians Competition

Voting is easy! Watch the videos, and vote for the best performance in each age category. 

Your vote matters. Results from the public vote count towards each ensemble’s overall score in the competition. Points earned from the public voting stage will be added to the scores from the live-adjudicated competition to determine the winner. 

Find out how your favorite performers placed at the finale concert on May 9th at 3:30pm in Tyler-Hallman Hall on the campus of Davidson College. This concert is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Call the Davidson College Ticket Office at 704-894-2135 for more information.

One vote per person, please.  

19 - 24 Age Group

Farrago 4 Saxophone Quartet

Quatuor, Movement 1 and 3 by Pierre Max Dubois
Musicians: Stephanie Venturino, Aiwen Zhang, Anne Kunkle, and Arthur Liang

Formed in 2014 at the Eastman School of Music, Farrago 4, from the Latin for "assorted medley or conglomeration," is dedicated to promoting classical saxophone within the Rochester, NY community. The ensemble gives frequent recitals at Eastman in addition to performing at local nursing homes and children’s museums.

Vote for Farrago 4 Saxophone Quartet

Quartet Fuoco

String Quartet No. 4, Movement 5 by Bela Bartok
Musicians: Rachel Stenzel, Aidan Perreault, David Berghoff, and Chris Gao

Quartet Fuoco is a chamber ensemble of the Midwest Young Artists Chamber Music Program in Highwood, IL. Made up of principal players in MYA's Symphony Orchestra, the group was the featured performer at the 2014 Fischoff Gala in Notre Dame, IN and performed on NPR's From the Top in June 2014.

Vote for Quartet Fuoco

14 - 18 Age Group

Quartetrilateral

String Quartet Op. 76, No. 5, Movement 1 by Joseph Haydn 
Musicians: Anna Stenzel, Andria Radaios, Rachel Riese, and Adam Lee

Quartetrilateral has been playing together since August of 2014. Formed as part of the Intensive Chamber Music program at Midwest Young Artists in Highland Park, Illinois, the ensemble regularly plays gigs and chamber music recitals in addition to competing nationally. 

Vote for Quartetrilateral

The Philharmonic Association Quartet

String Quartet No. 12, Movement 2 by Antonin Dvorak
Musicians: Ben Mygatt. Sam Zhu, Hannah Payunk, and Jaeyoung Jung

Formed in the fall of 2014, the Philharmonic Association Quartet is comprised of instrumentalists from the Triangle Youth Philharmonic, the top orchestra of the Philharmonic Association in Raleigh, NC. All members were specially selected from the orchestra to be in this chamber group, which is one of two similar string groups in the organization.

Vote for The Philharmonic Association Quartet



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