Congratulations to our 2019 winners!

David Smith, Cello
Cello Concerto in C minor, movements 2 [adagio] and 3 [allegro] / Henri Casadesus

Reid Dodson, Flute
Poem / Charles Griffes

Special thanks to our 2019 Judges:

Foster Beyers
Tabatha Easley

The Youth Orchestras of Central Virginia is pleased to announce the date of our 2019 Concerto Competition, made possible through the generous support of the Bama Works Fund of the Dave Mathews Band administered by the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation. We will be holding the competition on Saturday, January 26th, with the location TBA. Winners receive a cash award and perform with the Youth Symphony on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.  

If you are interested in participating, please read over the rules below and submit your information no later than December 19th, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact the Executive Director. 

2019 YOCVA Concerto Competition Rules                       

2019 YOCVA Concerto Application (can be downloaded, filled in, and printed)

2019 YOCVA Concerto Application (pdf version)

So you wanna play in the concerto competition… (information and advice for potential competitors)

Congratulations to our 2018 winners!


Steven Jiang, Clarinet
Fantasia-adagio & Rondo, Op. 34 / Carl Maria von Weber

Bryan Kim, Violin
Violin Concerto in B Minor, Op. 61, 1st mvmt / Camille Saint-Säens

Special Thanks to our 2018 Judges:

David McCormick
Kelly Sulick
Jeanette Zyko

Bryan Kim, Violin

Bryan Kim, Violin

Steven jiang, Clarinet

Steven jiang, Clarinet