Seattle Young Artists Music Festival Association   |    P.O. Box 15962, Seattle, WA 98115-0962
The SYAMFA provides an exceptional opportunity for young musicians to perform.
  • Online registration:
    Dec 12, 2016 to Jan 14, 2017
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  • Ajudications: Mar 20 - 24, 2017
  • Concerto Playoffs: Mar 25, 2017
    UW School Of Music
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  • Young Artists Concerto Concert:
    7:30 PM, Saturday, May 13, 2017
    Kane Hall

Performance Opportunities, Adjudications, and Master Classes for Young Musicians.

2017 Concerto Division Winners Announced

The SYAMFA proudly introduces the winners of the 2017 Concerto Competition. Our thanks to all the participants who competed this year, and to the wonderful panel of Playoff Adjudicators, Theresa Bogard, Christopher Harding, Bryan Hall, Richard Aaron and Naomi Seidman who made the following awards:

Concert Soloists

  • Sean Gao, violin
  • Terri Ji, piano
  • Kristy Park, cello
  • Kaia Selden, violin
  • Takumi Taguchi, violin
  • Bryan Zhao, piano

Festival Medalists

  • Takumi Taguchi, violin
  • Bryan Zhao, piano
  • Terri Ji, piano

Concert Alternatives

  • Eashan Vagish, piano
  • Ryan Zhu, piano

2017 PLAYOFF FINALISTS and ALTERNATES

SENIOR CONCERTO - PIANO

  • Deanna Han
  • Terri Ji
  • Bryan Zhao
  • Christopher Erling    Alternate

JUNIOR CONCERTO - PIANO

  • Eashan Vagish
  • Ryan Zhu
  • Ray Zhang    Alternate
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SENIOR CONCERTO - VIOLIN/VIOLA

  • Kayla Yagi-Bacon
  • Sean Gao
  • Charlotte Marckx
  • Takumi Taguchi
  • David Forman    Alternate

JUNIOR CONCERTO - VIOLIN/VIOLA

  • Kaia Selden
  • Ruby Ro
  • Jessica Na    Alternate

SENIOR CONCERTO - CELLO/BASS

  • Anna Conway
  • Alex Miller
  • Kina Pak
  • Kristy Park
  • Zofia Sabee
  • Jay Yang

JUNIOR CONCERTO - CELLO/BASS

  • Carson Ling-Efird
  • William Johnson
  • Felix Kim    Alternate
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SENIOR CONCERTO - FLUTE

  • Hannah Ko
  • Phoebe Rawn    Alternate

JUNIOR CONCERTO - FLUTE

  • Brooke Lambert
  • Jasmine Lin    Alternate
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JUNIOR CONCERTO - REED

  • Iris Brenowitz
  • Bram Schenck    Alternate