61st Annual YMC Concerto Competition Awards Information

The 61st Annual YMC Concerto Competition concluded on Sunday, January 10, 2021.

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Congratulations to the winners of the 61st Annual Young Musicians Competition concluding on Sunday, January 10th, 2021.

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 will 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 – Jacqueline Rodenbeck, Violin
Lower Strings – Sophie Kim, Cello
Woodwinds – Elizabeth Ovelil, Flute
Piano – Claire Liu

Senior Division

Finalists (Alphabetical Order)

Vincent Claes – Cello
Sean Ellis – Violin
Tony Kim – Cello
Brandon Lee – Viola
Candice Liu – Flute
Seungchan Aiden Min – Violin
Jonathan Okseniuk – Violin
Caden Potter – Percussion
Echo Reed – Violin
Max Lunified – Cello
Daniel Walker – Flute

Grand Prize Winner

Seungchan Aiden Min – Violin

First Runner Up

Jonathan Okseniuk – Violin

2005
Grand Prize Winner: Veronica Shi (piano)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Nicholas Villalobos (bass)

2006
Grand Prize Winner: Emily Nebel (violin)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner, Rachel Trenbeath (flute)

2007
Grand Prize Winner: Mia Laity (violin)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Angel Chen (violin)

2008
Grand Prize Winner: Angel Chen (violin)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Samuel Park (violin)

2009
Grand Prize Winner: Rudy Chen (piano)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Mia Laity (violin)

2010
Grand Prize Winner: Anna Han (piano)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Peter Eom (cello)

2011
Grand Prize Winner: Jalusha Kapoor (violin)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Jeanelle Brierley (violin)

2012
Grand Prize Winner: Anes Sung (violin)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Austen Yueh (clarinet)

2013
Grand Prize Winner: Jennifer Chiang (flute)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Connie Zhu (violin)

2014
Grand Prize Winner: Tiffany Chang (violin)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Linda Han (violin)

2015
Grand Prize Winner: Kathleen Wu (flute)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Brigit Fitzgerald (bassoon)

2016
Grand Prize Winner: Bobae Johnson (violin)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Tamachi Goodson (cello)

2017
Grand Prize Winner: Belle Wang (violin)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Bobae Johnson (violin)

2018
Grand Prize Winner: Claire Thai (harp)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Leo Kubota (cello)

2019
Grand Prize Winner: Jessica Zhang (piano)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Belle Wang (violin)

2020
Grand Prize Winner: Ethan Yang (violin)
Clotilde Otranto Prize Winner: Daniel Walker (flute)

2021
Grand Prize Winner: Seungchan Aiden Min (violin)
First Runner Up: Jonathan Okseniuk (violin)