Two young area musicians took top honors in the recent regional competition for Young Artists sponsored by the Sierra Symphony.
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Caileen Yu of El Dorado Hills and Antony Lin of Folsom will be showcased in a public concert on Sunday, April 28, starting at 3 p.m. in the new multi-purpose building at Light of the Hills Lutheran Church, 3100 Rodeo Road in Cameron Park.
First place in the Senior Division of the Young Artists competition went to pianist Caileen Yu . A ninth grader at Oak Ridge High School, she will be performing the “Rondo, Movement III of the Concerto No. 20″ of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Pianist Antony Lin, 11, won first place in the Junior Division, reserved for musicians under the age of 13. A student at Sandra J. Gallardo Elementary School, he is in fifth grade. Antony will perform movements I and II of Alec Rowley’s “Miniature Concerto for Piano and Orchestra.”
Both Young Artists winners are students of Betty Metzger of Cameron Park.
The April 28 Symphony program, under the direction of conductor Roy Fulmer, will also include Antonin Dvorak’s “Carnival,” Guiseppe Verdi’s March from the opera “Aida,” and Richard Wagner’s Prelude to the opera “Die Meistersinger.”
Admission is $15 for adults, purchased at the door, with children admitted free. Refreshments will be available at intermission.
Inquiries can be directed to 530-622-6053 or the Website at sierrasymphony.org.