Symphonette Orchestra and Debut Symphony Orchestra students are eligible
Junior Symphony Orchestra and Youth Symphony Orchestra students are eligible
Congratulations to our 13 finalists selected from a pool of more than 60 applicants. The quality of applicants this year was outstanding and SYSO congratulates each and every one of you for entering.
A big thank you to Seattle Symphony Associate Conductor Lee Mills for helping us select the finalists!
Finalists this year include:
Jer-Shyan Chang, Piano
Jesse Krentz, Cello
Keiyu Mamiya, Violin
Aiden Roberts, Cello
Carson Ling-Efrid, Cello
Lily Jonsson, Viola
Minoo Jang, Oboe
Eran Fann, Piano
Sean MacCarthy-Grant, Percussion
Jessica Na, Violin
Eric Schindler, Cello
Annie Song, Violin
Estella Xu, Bassoon
Panels include two conductors, guest artists from Emerald City Music
This year we are excited to partner with Emerald City Music to enrich the competition process by providing all finalist with a coaching and Masterclasses by a musician from Emerald City Music.
Competition winners will be invited to perform live in-person at a SYSO concert either in late 2021 or in the 2021-2022 season, whenever we are able to safely resume in person concerts.
Advanced Division finalists are invited to perform at Emerald City Music’s Beethoven Festival