• 2017 Competition Winners

    The top winners in the 2017 sixth annual SPCO Youth Chamber Music Competition were announced on Sunday, March 19 at the Finalists’ Recital held in Sundin Music Hall of Hamline University. The Grand Prize ensemble will perform on Friday, April 28 in the Martinelli Foyer of the Ordway Center preceding a Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra concert. Videos of all performances from this year’s Finalists’ Recital can be viewed on the organization’s YouTube channel.The competition...  Read More...

  • 2016 Competition Winners

    View YouTube videos of the winners here!The audience enjoyed some wonderful playing by all of the Finalists in the Winners Recital on Sunday, March 6 at Sundin Music Hall at Hamline University. Alison Young of  Classical MPR was the emcee. At the Awards ceremony, she announced the winners:LEVEL A:First Place and $1,000 - VESPER STRING QUARTET, coached by Tom Rosenberg Vivian Murphy, violin; Kajsa Johansson, cello; Addison Nichols, violin; and John Paul Shoemaker, violaTie for Second Place: ...  Read More...

  • 2015 Competition Winners

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Annette Conklin 651.450.16072015 SPCO YOUTH CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION WINNERSMarch 18, 2015, Saint Paul – The top winners in the fourth annual SPCO Youth Chamber Music Competition were announced on Sunday, March 15 at the Winners Recital held in the Music Room of the SPCO Center in St. Paul.The competition’s First Prize of $1,000 was awarded to Ampere String Quartet: Sam Richman, (violin), age 14, a freshman at Southwest High School; Louisa Byron (violin),...  Read More...

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