Concert Will Feature Talented Scholarship Winners June 12

The Palisades Symphony’s 46th Annual Young Artist Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, in Mercer Hall at Palisades High School.

To be eligible, students (grade 1-12) must live locally and audition. First place for grades 1-6 was $100; grades 7-9, $200; grades 10-12, $200. Also awarded were the Alfred Newman Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 and the Chamber Music Palisades Award for $500.

Assistant music director Cavit Celayir-Montezis will conduct Mozart’s Overture to The Magic Flute. Joel B. Lish, the Symphony’s founder, will conduct the remaining numbers. Violin soloist Matthew Chang, the winner in the elementary level, will perform with the orchestra on Sarasate’s “Introduction and Tarantella.”

Violin soloist Rubani Chugh, winner of the Chamber Music Palisades award, will perform Kreisler’s “Preludium and Allegro.”

Amy Sze won the 7-9 grade level and will perform the first movement from Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 2.

The first movement from Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 will be performed by Nanki Chugh, who won the Alfred Newman award.

Piano soloist Noah Simon, the winner of the senior high level, will perform R. Strauss’s “Burlesque.”

Admission is free. Call: (310) 454-8040.

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