After rigorous preliminary and semi-final auditions, we are thrilled to advance 10 exceptional artists to the final round this Sunday, November 8!
John-Henry Crawford, cello
Umi Garrett, piano
Devan Jacquez, flute
Abigail Kent, harp
Leland Ko, cello
We thank the distinguished musicians serving on the final auditions jury: Daniel Kellogg, YCA President & Jury Chair (non-voting); Alessio Bax, piano; J’Nai Bridges, soprano; Eugene Drucker, violin; Wolfram Koessel, cello; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Rossen Milanov, conductor; Orli Shaham, piano; Weston Sprott, trombone; Michael Stern, conductor & violinist; Howard Watkins, pianist & vocal coach; Susan Wadsworth, YCA Founder
Join us for two upcoming LIVE events!
Watch the Final Auditions! Sunday, November 8 starting at 10:00 AM (EST)
Join us LIVE from NYC as 10 finalists perform 30-minute programs before a jury of distinguished musicians. Tune in to witness and discover classical music’s next superstars!
Get to know the newest winners!
On Monday, November 9 at 7:00 PM, join us as we announce the winners of the 2020 auditions in an evening of music and conversation. Each artist will perform selections from their winning audition, and engage our virtual audience with a short interview.
Watch from your Smart TV – If your TV streams Netflix, it probably has YouTube. Look for the YouTube icon on the main menu and enter Young Concert Artists in the search box. You’ll be navigated to our channel where you can watch the Final Auditions and Winners Concert in high definition from your comfiest sofa.