2015 Young Violists Competition FINALISTS

The Northern California Viola Society is pleased to announce the Six talented young Finalists who will be performing the afternoon of April 12th at Community Music Center in San Francisco for our 3rd Annual Young Violists Competition.

The six finalists, ages and hometowns are (in alphabetical order):

Dylan Kim - 17 (San Jose)
Austin Lai -  17 (Saratoga)
Hannah Park - 15 (San Jose)
Connie Song - 17 (San Jose)
Patricia Tang - 17 (Palo Alto)
Sophia Ines Valenti - 12 (Santa Rosa)

Congratulations to you all, and thank you to all others who applied and sent in your recorded auditions. We were very impressed with the overall variety and quality of the applicants and we are excited to hear your performances in the live Final Round on April 12th!

2015 NCVS YVC Details
April 12th
(3pm fnalists warm-up)
Commuity Music Center
544 Capp St., San Francisco


Chris Borg, Executive Director, CMC
Wendy Clymer, former president, Bay Area ASTA
Jay Liu, member, San Francisco Symphony
Cassandra Lynne Richburg, member, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Dr. Tom Tatton, former president, American Viola Society

Each Finalist will be performing two movements of solo Bach and a movement from the standard recital repertoire, plus one etude of their choice from the book of 16 Fantasy Etudes by Lillian Fuchs.

Cash Awards up to $1000 total

Email ncvs@norcalviola.org with questions.