Seattle Young Artists Music Festival Association   |    P.O. Box 15962, Seattle, WA 98115-0962
The SYAMFA provides an exceptional opportunity for young musicians to perform.
  • Online registration:
    Dec 09, 2019 to Jan 15, 2020
  • Adjudications: Mar 23 - 27, 2020
  • Concerto Playoffs: Mar 28, 2020
    UW School Of Music
  • Young Artists Concerto Concert:
    7:30 PM, Saturday, May 09, 2020
    Benaroya Nordstrom Recital Hall

Performance Opportunities, Adjudications, and Master Classes for Young Musicians.

2019 Concerto Division Winners in Concert

Join us for a delightful evening of great music! Our six Concerto Competition winners will perform in concert under the baton of conductor Julia Tai, Philharmonia Northwest Orchestra.

Saturday, May 11, 2019, 7:30 PM at Kane Hall on the University of Washington campus

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Anthony Xie, flute - Ibert
Paul Wang, piano - Mozart
Tokuji Miyasaka, violin - Khachaturian
William Lin, piano - Tchaikovsky
Yvette Kraft, violin - Shostakovich
Deanna Han, piano - Saint-Saëns

2019 Concerto Division Winners

The SYAMFA proudly introduces the winners of the 2019 Concerto Competition. Our thanks to all the participants who competed this year, and to the wonderful panel of Playoff Adjudicators, Alan Chow, Christopher Hahn, Jill Felber, Ann Setzer and Anthony Ross
who made the following awards:

Concert Soloists

  • Anthony Xie, flute
  • Paul Wang, piano
  • Tokuji Miyasaka, violin
  • William Lin, piano
  • Yvette Kraft, violin
  • Deanna Han, piano

Festival Medalists

  • Anthony Xie, flute
  • Yvette Kraft, violin

Concert Alternates

  • Tabitha Mason, violin
  • Mathis Selden, cello