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Young Artists Competition

2024 - 2025 Timeline

Competition Information

The Idaho Falls Symphony Young Artists Competition is an opportunity for young musicians from the state of Idaho to compete for the chance to perform as a soloist with the Idaho Falls Symphony and music director Thomas Heuser. The competition is held biennially (every other season.)

Deadline for video submissions and payment of application fee.

Finalists announced.

YAC Finals Recital, winners announced at conclusion of recital.

Winners perform with the Idaho Falls Symphony.

Past Winners

Fernando Perez, flute
2018 Junior Division winner

Rumeng Liao, violin
2018 Senior division winner

James Tyler McKay, piano
2020 Junior Division winner

Laurana Wheeler Rhoderer, violin
2020 Senior Division Winner

Madison Draney, flute

2022 Senior Division winner

Claire Yoo, violin

2022 Junior Division winner