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Congratulations to our 2023-2024 season prize winner!

The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra is thrilled to announce the winner of this year's Young Artist Competition. The competition took place on May 10, 2023. This year 14 students participated in the competition.

We are looking forward to an extraordinary performance next year!

First Prize Winner
Elie Kuan, cello

2023 Young Artist Concerto Winner Elie Kuan, cello

Each spring the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra holds its Young Artist Concerto Competition to select soloists for the following season. The competition is open to pianists and instrumental soloists in their junior year of high school and younger. Winners will perform with NJIO during the following season. A monetary award will be presented to the winners. 

Registration for the next Young Artist Concerto Competition will be open in January. Email Michelle Tolentino, Program Director ( with any questions. 

Previous Young Artist Winners

2022- Semin Chun, violin (1st.)
         Chloe Lau, harp (2nd.)
2021- Cadee Lee, clarinet (1st.)
2019- Dylan Hamme, violin (1st.)
2018- Bethany Bobbs, cello (1st.)
         Na Yoon Koh,  cello  (2nd.)
2017- Daniel Seog, violin
  (1st.)               Eilene Lee, violin (2nd.)
2016- Angela Zhou, piano (1st.)
         Sea Yoon, Violin (2nd.)
2015- Alyssa Kim, violin (1st.)
         Heechan Ku, cello (2nd.)
2014- Elizabeth Hendy, violin (1st.)
         Serena Huang, flute (2nd.)
2013- Zachary Mowitz, cello (1st.)
         Albert Cao, violin (2nd.)
2012- Noel Kim, violin (1st)
         Soyeong Park, violin (2nd.)
2011- Jessica Hone, cello (1st)
        NaYoung Yang, violin, (2nd.)
2010- Sophia Bacelar, cello (1st.)
         Alex Wang, violin (2nd.)


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