2021 Skip Gates Concerto Competition winners announced

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Skip Gates Concerto Competition! The Grand Rapids Youth Symphony & Classical Orchestra held the annual competition on March 14, 2021, for members of both groups.

The winners are as follows:

CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA
First Place – Yewon Choi, violin
Second Place – Julia Mann, violin

YOUTH SYMPHONY
First Place – Jacob McLeod, Clarinet
Second Place – Peter Falb, Cello
Third Place – (Tie) Cara Wunder, violin and Megan Vaandrager, flute
Performance:

The first-place winner from each group had been scheduled to perform with their ensemble at the spring concert on May 16, 2021 site TBA.

Thanks to all of the musicians who participated!