Past Winners
Competition for ­Young Musicians

2022–2023 Winners

The three winners from the 50th annual Competition for Young Musicians, Minna Fu (piano), Juhye (Alice) Oh (flute), and Owen Sheridan (horn), performed with the Livermore-Amador Symphony at the concert on April 1, 2023.

Competition winner Minna Fu
Competition winner Juhye (Alice) Oh
Competition winner Owen Sheridan

2021–2022 Winners

Dustin Breshears (violin) and Celicia Thendean (piano)
performed with the Symphony on February 12, 2022.

Competition winner Dustin Breshears
Competition winner Celicia Thendean

2020–2021 Winners

Valery Breshears (violin) performed with the Symphony (after a pandemic-related delay) on February 12, 2022;
Lauren Kim (violin) was prevented from performing with LAS due to pandemic complications.

Competition winner Valery Breshears
Competition winner Lauren Kim

2019–2020 Winners

Igor Aprelev (clarinet) and Starla Breshears (cello)
performed with the Symphony on February 22, 2020.

Competition winner Igor Aprelev
Competition winner Starla Breshears

2018–2019 Winners

Alexander Canicosa-Miles (cello) and Daniel Mah (piano)
performed with the Symphony on February 23, 2019.

Competition winner Alexander Canicosa-Miles
Competition winner Daniel Mah

2017–2018 Winners

Sean Lee (cello), ­Joey Zhu (piano), and ­David Davisson (flute)
performed with the Symphony ­on February 24, 2018.

Competition winner Lee
Competition winner Zhu
Competition winner Davisson

2016–2017 Winners

Sehyun (Eunice) Lee (piano) and Felix Yu-Shuan Shen (violin)
performed with the Symphony on February 18, 2017.

Sehyun (Eunice) Lee
Felix Yu-Shuan Shen

2015–2016 Winners

Jiho Choi (cello) and Dong Hui (Tony) Kim (violin)
performed with the Symphony on February 20, 2016.

photo of Jiho Choi
photo of Tony Kim

2014–2015 Winners

Vincent Liu (piano) and Misha Galant (piano)
performed with the Symphony on Feb. 21, 2015.

photo of Vincent Liu
photo of Misha Galant

2013–2014 Winners

Arie Chen (piano) and Robert Shi (clarinet)
performed with the Symphony on February 22, 2014.

photo of Arie Chen
photo of Robert Shi

2012–2013 Winners

Young Sun (Angel) Kim (violin) and Vivian Sung (piano)
performed with the Symphony on February 23, 2013.

photo of Angel Kim
photo of Vivian Sung

2011–2012 Winners

Clifford Tam (clarinet) and Christine Xu (piano)
performed with the Symphony on February 11, 2012.

photo of Clifford Tam
photo of Christine Xu

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