Congratulations to the winners of the 62nd Annual Young Musicians Competition concluding on Sunday, January 9th, 2022.

All finalists win a scholarship to a camp or festival in the order of their final ranking. The Senior Division Grand Prize Winner and First Runner Up perform with the Phoenix Symphony at a later date. Congratulations to our finalists and all participants. Special thanks to all our judges, volunteers, and staff.

Junior Division Winners

Upper Strings – Joshua Lee, Violin
Lower Strings – Sophie Kim, Cello
Piano – Katheryn Chan, Piano
Judges Recognition Award – Noah Edwards, Bass

Senior Division
Finalists (Alphabetical Order)

Vincent Claes – Cello
Daniel Kang – Piano
Benjamin Landon – Percussion
Yuki Matsui – Viola
Boyoung (Cynthia) Min – Viola
Seungchan (Aiden) Min – Violin
Jonathan Okseniuk – Violin
Charlie Pabst – Cello
Felix Shen – Flute
Daniel Walker – Flute
Brian Yong – Violin
Evan Yoon – Cello

Grand Prize Winner

Jonathan Okseniuk – Violin

First Runner Up

Vincent Claes – Cello

The top two winners have the opportunity to perform their concerto with The Phoenix Symphony at Symphony Hall, Thursday February 17, 2022. All finalists win a scholarship to a camp or festival in order of their final ranking.* For additional information, please see Scholarship Rules. The Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestras require the top five finalists to perform at the Competition Winners Luncheon – Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 11:00 AM, Paradise Valley Country Club.