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2012 Young Artists Solo Competition

Details about our 5th annual competition

9th–12th Grade Level

PHOTOS

The competition took place on May 30. The winners at this level were:

  • 1st: Miguel Johnson, tenor saxophone – Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School
  • 2nd: Kristina Otfinoski, violin – Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School
  • 3rd: Pendelton King, alto saxophone – Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School

Judges: Laura Adam, New Haven Symphony Orchestra; Netta Hadari, Music Haven; Vincent P. Oneppo, Yale School of Music

7th–8th Grade Level

PHOTOS

The competition took place on May 29. The winners at this level were:

  • 1st: Ejoel Molina, trombone – John C. Daniels School
  • 2nd: Emily Adji, violin – Davis Street School
  • 3rd: Yoseph Kim, clarinet – Worthington Hooker School

Judges: Laura Adam, New Haven Symphony Orchestra; Thomas C. Duffy, Yale University Bands; Wendy Sharp, Yale School of Music

4th–6th Grade Level

PHOTOS

The competition took place on May 23. The winners at this level were:

  • 1st: William Suzuki, alto saxophone – Worthington Hooker School
  • 2nd: Sinead Donnelly, flute – Edgewood School
  • 3rd: Faith Harris, bassoon – Augusta Lewis Troup School

Judges: William Boughton, New Haven Symphony Orchestra; Nicholas Lewis, freelance musician and educator; William Purvis, Yale School of Music