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Applications Open for Adelphi Orchestra Young Artist Competition

January 2, 2018 | By Sylvia Rubin

ADELPHI ORCHESTRA Fourteen Annual Young Artist Competition


Applications are now open for the 14th  Annual Adelphi Orchestra Young Artist  Competition – Finalist play in a recital on April 21 2018 in New York City at the National Opera Center.

Open to Strings and winds of any nationality up to age 23. The 2018  first place winner performs with the Adelphi Orchestra during the 2018-19 Season. Prizes will be awarded in each category on April 21st. Deadline for Video Round is February 1 2018. .

Previous winners include:  Xiaoxuan Shi, Nathan Meltzer,Ari Boutris, Ming Nga Cheung, Dylan Wu ,Anton Rist, Brieuc Vourch, Jennifer Choi, Lindy Tsai,Ethan Siegel,Philo Lee, Christina Hughes  Applications to be received by: February 1 2018.

For application details, visit:  Adelphi Orchestra 2018 Competition



About Adelphi Orchestra

The Adelphi Orchestra is a professional, non-profit orchestra performing symphonic, chamber, operatic and dance concerts. For the past 14 years, the Adelphi Orchestra has sponsored a Young Artist Competition and Young Artist Concerts throughout New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area. The Adelphi Orchestra presents concerts with accomplished national and international guest soloists and distinguished conductors. Nominated by its peers for the 2016 & 2017 Jersey Arts People's Choice Award in the Favorite Orchestra/Symphony Division, the Adelphi Orchestra is a member of the League of Orchestras. It is northern New Jersey's longest continuously performing orchestra and a member of the New Jersey cultural community for 64 years. The mission of the Adelphi Orchestra is to serve the musical and educational needs of the citizens of New Jersey, with special emphasis given to families with young children, seniors and those with limited financial means. To further this end, numerous concerts are offered free of admission charges. The Adelphi Orchestra strives to advance the orchestral arts through education, commissions, community partnerships and its robust young artist programming. Within the orchestra, the company fosters a challenging and enjoyable environment where artistic excellence can flourish. To learn more about the orchestra and its programs visit



Upcoming 2017-18 Concert Season

Power and Majesty: Works of Rachmaninoff and Brahms
Pascack Valley High School Auditorium Hillsdale, NJ
Sunday, January 28, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Jason Tramm, conductor   Drew Petersen ,piano  Pascack Valley Choir


Adelphi Chamber Ensemble

Mahwah Public Library Mahwah, NJ

Sunday, February 18  2018 – 2:00 PM

Teaneck Public Library Teaneck, NJ
Sunday, March 4 2018 – 3:00 PM


Adelphi Youth Artist Competition Finals Recital

National Opera Center of America: Marc A. Scorca Hall  NYC

Saturday April 21 2018 – 1:00 PM


Bohemian Slavic Celebration
River Dell Regional Middle School Auditorium
Friday, May 11, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Andrew Cummings , baritone Nathan Meltzer,.violin


NYC Series
Good Faith Presbyterian Church, NYC
Friday, May 11, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Andrew Cummings ,baritone Nathan Meltzer,.violin

Masterworks Concert

Adelphi Orchestra Joins Arsmusica in Bach B minor Mass

Westside Presbyterian Church Ridgewood, NJ
Saturday, May 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Arsmusica Chorale  


To learn more about the orchestra and its programs visit


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