WOMEN'S SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION
Bringing Music Opportunities to Lancaster County Youth
"Where words fail, music speaks."
Hans Christian Anderson
Inspiring Youth Through Music
- Allegro NextGEN
- Youth Instrumental Music Competition
Supporting Music Education in Lancaster County
- Music education grants for schools
Congratulations to the Winners of
The 2016 Youth Instrumental Music Competition
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.
First Place Winner - Nina Shih
Second Place Winner - Maria Carvell
Third Place Winner - Madeline Claus
Women's Symphony Association Board Members