The Schmidbauer Young Artist Competition: January 28, 2017
2017 Inaugural Concert
Featuring violinist Chloé Trevor and pianist, Jonathan Tsay
Friday, Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.m. • Cole Concert Hall
Internationally renowned violinist Chloé Trevor, who will serve as an adjudicator at Saturday’s prestigious George and Peggy Schmidbauer Young Artist Competition at SFA, will perform a guest recital Friday, Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Concert Hall on campus.
Trevor, who has appeared as a soloist with orchestras worldwide, including the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Latvian Chamber Orchestra, Slovak State Philharmonic, Plano Symphony and the Knoxville Symphony, will be joined by pianist Jonathan Tsay. Trevor made her New York concerto debut in 2013 and Avery Fisher Hall debut in 2014.
The recital is free and open to the public.
About the Competition
The George and Peggy Schmidbauer Young Artist Competition celebrates its tenth year with its vision towards promoting the young generation of musicians who are our future music performers and educators. Open to string players and pianists ages 15-18 (who have not matriculated to a college institution), the 2017 Schmidbauer Young Artist Competition will be held January 28, 2017 on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. The competition holds the highest standards in artistry and performance, attracting musicians from all around the world to East Texas bringing rising artists from both disciplines to compete and perform for lucrative prizes and future engagements.
The Schmidbauer Competition continues to serve as one of the highest benchmarks in the competition circuit and is a catalyst for launching successful careers. Past winners have continued their careers to perform with professional artists and orchestras all over the world. Supporting the future of young musicians while offering concerts at the highest level to the East Texas community continues to be the mission of the Schmidbauer Young Artist Competition.