Young Artists Competition

Orchestra Omaha has the honor of holding a Young Artists Competition during the fall/winter of each season.  The competition is open to students in the following categories form Nebraska, western Iowa and southeast South Dakota.

  • String players ages 9-13 compete in the Junior Division
  • String players ages 14-18 compete in the Senior Division
  • Wind, brass, percussion, piano and harp players ages 13-18 compete in the Orchestral Division

The winner in each division is awarded a solo opportunity on an Orchestra Omaha concert, along with a cash prize.


2021 Young Artists Competition results for the Junior Strings Division

Junior Division Winner: Anna Suh, violin
Junior Division Honorable Mention: Taryn Geiger, violin
Junior Division Honorable Mention: Lola Voss, double bass

2021 Young Artists Competition Results for the Senior Strings Division

Senior Division Winner: Libby Meade, viola
Senior Division Honorable Mention: Jasmine Palikhya, violin

 

2021 Young Artists Competition results for the Orchestral Division

Orchestral Division Winner: Samarth Sanketh, flute


The application period for 2020-2021 is closed. 

Concerto Competition Application Packet 2020-21

Information regarding past winners of this competition can be found here.