James Deitz Memorial Young Artist Competition

Sponsored by The Main Line Symphony Orchestra.

The James Deitz Memorial Concerto Competition Winners for 2018 - 2019

Sabine Jung, Cello The first of our Deitz contest winners to perform is a junior at Unionville High School, and studies with Priscilla Lee of Philadelphia Philharmonic Orchestra. Sabine has served as associate principal cellist in the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, and was selected as principal cellist in the National Youth Orchestra 2 in the 2015-16 season.

Angelina Phillips, Violin Our second Deitz contest winner to perform, also 17 years old, currently studies with Kimberly Fisher, Principal Second Violinist of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Angelina has won a number of awards in regional contests, serves as Co-Concertmaster of the Delaware County Youth Orchestra, plays in the first violin section of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, and in the Settlement Music School’s Trowbridge String Quartet. Her interests also include Bluegrass fiddling and playing the piano.

Previous James Deitz Memorial Concerto Competition Winner:

Sasha He, who was a junior at Radnor High School, was the first Deitz competition winner. She performed the finale of the Elgar Cello Concerto with MLSO on February 27, 2018.

Auditions for the 2019-2020 James Deitz Memorial Young Artist Competition will be held in May/June 2019.

Please check back for details, or email info@mlso.org for more information on the upcoming competition.

Downloads

Below please find the necessary documents for the 2019 James Deitz Memorial Young Artist Competition

Information (pdf)

Application (pdf)