2023 Young Artist Competition Winners
The Leonard D. Wood Division is named in memory of a long-time music director of the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra and is for those competitors 18 years of age and younger. Awards are a First prize of $500, a Second prize of $350, and a Third prize of $150.
The 2023 Young Artist Competition was conducted with live auditions in both divisions on May 13th and the prize winners of the Wood Division are:
1st Place: ANDREW Y. KIM, age 16, Cello ($500)
2nd Place: JOYLYN KIM, age 17, Violin ($350)
3rd Place: PEI-SHIUAN LIN, age 17, Violin ($150)
The Peter Tannenwald Division is named in memory of one the Young Artist Competition's foremost supporters. Awards are a First prize of $1000 and a solo appearance with either the Philharmonic Orchestra or the Chorale during the following concert season, and Second and Third Prizes of $650 and $350 respectively.
The Penelope Davis Hart Honorable Mentions ($100) are awarded at the discretion of the judges.
The Tannenwald Division prize winners are:
1st Place: MITSURU YONEZAKI, Violin (Performance Award with $1000)
2nd Place: MADISON HOLTZE, Soprano ($650)
3rd Place: WILLIAM SUH, Cello ($350)
Honorable Mentions: JAY JULIO, Viola; SOJEONG KIM, Oboe; YEIM LEE, Violin; SARA MITNIK, Mezzo-Soprano