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2018 Finalists

 

We are pleased to announce the Finalists of the 2018 Mondavi Center Young Artists National Competition!

 

FOUNDERS DIVISION - VOCALISTS

Erika Baikoff                Soprano

Brandon Bell              Bass-baritone

Trevor Cook               Baritone

Kanisha Feliciano     Soprano

Taylor Haines             Soprano

Nicole Hodgins          Soprano

Shereen Pimentel     Soprano

Thomas West             Baritone

 

YOUNG ARTISTS DIVISION - INSTRUMENTALISTS

Andrew Chang        Clarinet

Catherine Choi         Cello

Albert Gang              Violin

Mai Matsumoto       Violin

Sean Mori                  Violin

Danielle Nam            Harp

Claire Park                 Cello

Kevin Song                Cello

 

YOUNG ARTISTS DIVISION - PIANISTS

Umi Garrett              

Samuel Glicklich       

Jessica Li                    

Parker Ostrand         

Karina Tseng             

Charlotte Wong      

 

Congratulations to all of the semifinalists! We look forward to Finals Weekend in April.

2018 Mondavi Center Young Artists Competition

The 2018 Mondavi Center Young Artists Competition offers the $5000 Founders' Prize in Voice to vocalists ages 18-24.

In honor of the Centennial of the birth of American composer Leonard Bernstein, the 2018 competition will focus on the American Song repertoire, in partnership with the Hampsong Foundation Song of America project and Leonard Bernstein at 100. American baritone Thomas Hampson will serve as Honorary Chairman of the Competition.

The $1500 Young Artists Prize is offered to California-resident pianists and instrumentalists age 12-17.

 

AUDITION APPLICATION DEADLINE
• November 1, 2017 

SEMIFINAL AUDITIONS

• December 3: New York, NY
• January 12: Los Angeles, CA
• January 14: Davis, CA
• January 27: Winston-Salem, NC
• February 3: Ann Arbor, MI
• Additional dates and cities TBA 

FINAL AUDITIONS
• April 28 and 29, 2018: Davis, CA

About the Competition

At the Mondavi Center Young Artists National Competition, we are proud to support young artists in the early stages of their careers, providing scholarships to support their musical studies as well as valuable performance opportunities to encourage their artistic growth. The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis is one of the premier performance venues on the West Coast, featuring an annual concert season that includes many of the world’s greatest soloists, orchestras and chamber ensembles.

The competition occurs annually, and offers the Founders Prize ($5000) in rotating instrumental categories, as well as the Young Artists Prize ($1500) in both Piano and Instrumental divisions to musicians age 12-17.

The 2018 Young Artists Competition will offer the Founders Prize in Voice to vocalists age 18-24.

Support

Individual support for the Young Artists Competition is generously provided by founding sponsors Barbara K. Jackson, Mary B. Horton and John and Lois Crowe.

 

Applications for the 2018 competition will be accepted through November 1, 2017 at https://app.getacceptd.com/yac

For more information:

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Email: youngartistsinfo@ucdavis.edu