The Northern California Viola Society is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization with a mission to enhance the musical lives of violists of all ages and levels throughout the Northern California region through performance, education and viola-centric activities. NCVS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
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
(3pm fnalists warm-up)
Commuity Music Center
544 Capp St., San Francisco
2015 NCVS YVC JUDGES
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.