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Congratulations to the Winners of
The 2016 Youth Instrumental Music Competition

posted on November 8, 2016

The Women’s Symphony Association in partnership with Allegro NextGEN
Has announced the winners of the 2016 Youth Instrumental Music Competition
Finals held June 19 at Longs Park.

First Place winner was Nina Shih, daughter of Christopher and Maya Shih.
The 8th grader at Lancaster Country Day performed Mozart’s Violin Concerto
No. 2 in D. She received a $5000 scholarship and a $600 Prize from the
Women’s Symphony Association of Lancaster.

Second Place winner was Maria Carvell, daughter of Lyn and Wayne Carvell.
the Junior at Manheim Central High School performed Goedicte’s Trumpet
Concert Etude op 49. She received a Prize of $400.

Third Place winner was Madeline Claus, daughter of Jeanne Claus. She
performed Kabalevsky’s Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 48, 1st Movement.
The sophomore is home schooled. She received a Prize of $300.


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First Place Winner Nina Shih

First Place Winner - Nina Shih

Third Place Winner Maria Carvell

Second Place Winner - Maria Carvell

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Second Place Winner Madeline Claus

Third Place Winner - Madeline Claus

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