Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition

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The Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition (JSO*YAC) returns for its 62nd year. Each season, JSO*YAC attracts rising musicians to Colorado for a live-audition competition and performance opportunities. This year, the contest welcomes string musicians (violin, viola, cello, bass, harp, and classical guitar), ages 23 and younger, from national and international music institutions. The JSO*YAC live-finals will take place at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, Colo. on January 15, 2022. The top finalist of JSO*YAC performs their winning repertoire with Dr. William Morse and the

Jefferson Symphony Orchestra in March 2022 in Golden, Colo. and receives $5000 in cash prizes. 

  • MARCH 27  --  Young Artists Concert, Sunday 3:00pm                             

    • (Featuring YAC winner with Maestro William Morse at the Green Center.)