Welcome to the Emory University Symphony Orchestra!
2021 Concerto Competition Results
Congratulations to all who performed in the Concerto Competition. Our panel of judges (from the San Francisco Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, and University of Chicago) were exceedingly impressed with the high level of musicianship demonstrated by each one of our entrants. The results from the competition are as follows:
Caleb Park, Cello Student of Guang Wang Variations on a Rococo Theme, Tchaikovsky
Kaito Mimura, Violin Student of Jessica Shuang Wu Concerto in D Major (Mvmt. 1), Brahms
Henry Mangalapalli, Clarinet Student of Laura Ardan Concerto No. 1 in F minor (Mvmt. 1), Weber
-Along with Jason Lin, winner of the 2019 Competition, both of this year’s winners will perform with the EUSO during the 2021-2022 season-
Again, warmest congratulations to all performers!
The 2020-2021 Season featured a variety of virtual performances, masterclasses, and sessions on performance and orchestral topics with guests including:
David Grossman, Bass, New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jacob Nissly, Principal Percussion, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Guy Piddington II, Trumpet, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Elizabeth Koch Tiscione, Principal Oboe, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
David Coucheron, Concertmaster, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Camille Thomas, Cello Soloist
Stefan Jackiw, Violin Soloist
Zuill Bailey, Cello Soloist
Guang Wang, Cello, Vega Quartet
Jennifer Barlament, Executive Director, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Yinzi Kong, Viola, Vega Quartet
Jessica Shuang Wu, Violin, Vega Quartet
Timothy Higgins, Principal Trombone, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
As we prepare to return to the stage with in-person rehearsals and performances in Fall 2021, these activities present our students and audiences with diverse ways to engage with great repertoire, renowned artists, and our communities.