Announcing the Semi-finalists of The 2021 Young Concert Artists International Auditions
The preliminary round of the 2021 YCA International Auditions have just concluded, including live auditions in NYC throughout the month of September, YCA’s first-ever west coast auditions at The Colburn School in Lost Angeles, and recorded auditions submitted from artists around the world.
We congratulate 40 exceptional artists advancing to the semi-final round!
*Artists deferring their semi-final audition to 2022
Save the date: On Sunday, October 31, the final auditions will be livestreamed for free on YCA’s YouTube Channel and Facebook page. Join us live from NYC starting at 10:00 AM (EST) to witness and discover with us classical music’s next superstars!
We thank the following jury members who adjudicated the preliminary round auditions: Edward Aaron, cello; Martin Beaver, violin; Steve Beck, piano; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Chu-Fang Huang, piano; Benedicte Jourdois, pianist and vocal coach; Ida Kavafian, violin; Wolfram Koessel, cello; Marya Martin, flute; Jorge Mester, conductor; Daniel Phillips, violin; Fred Sherry, cello; Ory Shihor, piano; David Shifrin, clarinet; Paul Sperry, tenor.