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Young Concert Artists International Auditions Finalists 2022 Minami Yoshida

Finalists Announced at New York's Young Concert Artists International Auditions

The 2022 Final Round of auditions will be streamed LIVE here on The Violin Channel on Sunday, November 13


The New York-based nonprofit Young Concert Artists (YCA) announced the 12 young artists and ensembles who will proceed to the Final Round of the YCA International Auditions.


The 2022 Finalists are:

Abeo String Quartet

Violinist Leonard Fu

Pianist & Soprano, Chelsea Guo

Harpist Zachary James Hatcher

Flutist Stathis Karapanos

Violinist Emma Meinrenken

Pianist Chaeyoung Park

Cellist Chase Park

Bass-Baritone Joseph Parrish

Pianist Ilya Shmukler

Soprano Erin Wagner

Violinist, VC Young Artist Minami Yoshida


Each year, YCA uses its International Auditions to select a group of young musicians to add to their roster. The winning artists will receive debuts in both New York City and Washington, DC, as well as at least three years of career management.

They will be given performance opportunities, promotional marketing services, travel arrangements, educational residency experience, and extensive professional development.

The YCA International Auditions have been highlighting the work of exceptional young musicians for over 60 years. Previous winners include artists such as Emanuel Ax, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Dawn Upshaw, and Pinchas Zukerman.

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