Nie Young Artist

Scholarship Competition 

 

In honor of Kuan-Yao Lam Nie and James K. Nie, Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra offers funds, mentorship, and a chance to play with TCCO during their summer concert season. Any student of string or piano who is from 5 to 18 years of age may enter. Scholarships are awarded in four categories: Beginners - $150 Winner/$75 Honorable Mention, Intermediate - $300 Winner/$150 Honorable Mention, Advanced - $500 Winner/$250 Honorable Mention, and Pre-collegiate - $700 Winner/$350 Honorable Mention.​

How to Apply

2023 Nie Young Artists Competition Auditions

 

Saturday, January 21, 2023  9:00 AM

Hendricks Center for Performing Arts, Beloit, WI  

Open to all String and Piano students aged 5 to 18 years of age.  Winners will present their pieces in performance on the Winners' Concert February 12, 2023 in Beloit.

 

Registration forms must be postmarked by Friday, January 07, 2023

Please note:  There have been some changes to repertoire requirements.  Please see the repertoire lists located below.

2023 Forms

2022 Scholarship Winners

Robert Remus, Piano
Pre-Collegiate Winner
Wolfgang Vergara, Piano
Advanced Winner
Sarah Men, Piano
Intermediate Honorable Mention

 
Eleanor Cunningham, Piano
Elementary Winner - Joint

 
Jason Lee, Piano
Intermediate Winner

 
Aaron Johnson, Piano
Advanced Honorable Mention

 
Lydie Weaver, Strings
Pre-Collegiate Honorable Mention

 
Nolan Boerner, Strings
Pre-collegiate Winner

 
Alex Cooper, Piano
Elementary Winner - Joint

 
Ellie Kaszycki, Strings
Pre-collegiate Honorable Mention
 
Isabelle Olson, Strings
Elementary Winner
 

2021 Scholarship Winners

Vincent Garcia-Hettinger, Strings
Advanced Collegiate Winner
Lydia Weaver, Strings
Advanced Collegiate 2nd Place
James T. White, Strings
Intermediate 2nd Place
 
Sam Steurer, Strings
Elementary Winner
 
Elena Steurer, Strings
Intermediate Winner
 
Eric Funk, Strings
Advanced Collegiate 3rd Place
 
Noirin Dempsey, Piano
Intermediate Winner
 
Aaron Johnson, Piano
Advanced 2nd Place
 
Liam Jeninga, Piano
Advanced Winner
 
Jacqueline Chen, Piano
Intermediate 2nd Place
 
Helena Rozinsky, Piano
Elementary Winner
 
Cory Pontenberg, Piano
Tie - Elementary 2nd Place
 
Brayden Pontenberg, Piano
Tie - Elementary 2nd Place
 

2020 Scholarship Winners

Ben Davies-Hudson winner concerto string
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Monona Suzuki honorable mention concerto
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Dexter Mott honorable mention concerto s
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Elizabeth Kaszycki winner advance string
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Lorenz Fradin-Annen intermediate string
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Stephanie Hodges elementary string winne
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Zach Brumbaugh honorable mention advance
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Aleyna Yaylaci Intermediate piano winner
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Ben Davies-Hudson, Winner
Concerto Division
Monona Suzuki, Honorable Mention
Concerto Division
Dexter Mott, Honorable Mention
Concerto Division
Elizabeth Kaszycki, Winner
Advanced Strings
Lorenz Fradin-Annen, Winner
Intermediate Strings
Stephanie Hodges, Winner
Elementary Strings
Zach Brumbaugh, Honorable Mention
Advanced Piano
Aleyna Yaylaci, Winner
Intermediate Piano