We are excited to announce the winners of the 2017 Aspiring Musician Competition. The competition was held at Brigham Larson Pianos in Orem on Saturday, February 4th. 70 competitors, from ages 8 to 18, displayed musical acumen beyond their years.

Winners performed their musical selections with the Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, May 6th at Willowcreek Middle School in Lehi.

Makenzie Hart, violin, Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major Op.61, 1st movement

Miriam Wagstaff, violin, Ravel, Tzigane

Jayden Monson, piano, Muczynski, Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra, 1st movement

Cheryl Qian, piano, Mozart, Concerto No. 23 in A major, 1st movement

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Dora Meiwes, piano, MacDowell, Concerto No. 2 in D minor, 2nd movement

Sophie Choate, viola, Serly, Rhapsody for Viola and Orchestra on Folk Songs Harmonized by Bela Bartok

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Collin Moore, conducting, Dvorak, Carnival Overture

Andrew Hall, piano, Saint-Saens, Second Concerto in G Minor, Op. 22, 1st movement

Honorable Mentions

  • Sabrina Allen, piano, Weber, Konzertstuck, March and Presto

  • Emmett Davidson, piano, Haydn, Concerto in F Major H. XVIII F1, Presto

  • Elizabeth Sherman, voice, Mozart, "Batti, batti, o bel Masetto" from Don Giovanni