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Young Artist Performances, Inc.

To afford leading pre-conservatory and conservatory students the opportunity to perform classical repertoire in a supportive environment.  To provide our audiences with high quality concert experiences in an intimate setting.  Net proceeds from each performance are used to provide grants to emerging young artists. . Young musicians accepted into the program travel to Hilton Head Island and perform at several venues, including a private home. They are provided with meals, housing, local transportation and an honorarium. A young artists might use this opportunity to gain professional performance experience, collaborate with other young artists, or perfect repertoire required in an upcoming audition, competition or jury.


upcoming events:

Classical Music Concert -Violinist Iris Shepherd and Pianist Chee-Hang See

October 12 @ 07:30 pm thru October 12 @ 09:30 pm
Iris Shepherd is a 13-year-old violinist from Henry, Tennessee. Under the tutelage of Connie Heard at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, she is a recipient of the prestigious Myra Jackson Blair scholarship. As winner of the Samuel Fordis Young Artists Concerto Competition, Iris made her solo orchestral debut with the Georgia Philharmonic in 2018. Later that year, she soloed with the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra as a participant in the Brian Lewis Young Artist Program.  Recently, Iris was a prize winner in the 2019 Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra - Youth Concerto Competition. Iris won the junior strings divisions of the 2019 Tennessee American String Teachers Association (ASTA) competition, the Tennessee state and southern region of the Music Teacher’s National Association (MTNA) competitions competed in MTNA’s National finals in Spokeane Washington. Iris has served as concertmaster of various community and festival orchestras and is a member of Vanderbilt’s Curb Youth Symphony. She will solo with the orchestra in May 2019. Iris will present a program of classical music with pianist Chee-Hang See.
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Classical Music Concert -Violinist Iris Shepherd and Pianist Chee-Hang See

October 13 @ 04:00 pm thru October 13 @ 06:00 pm
Iris Shepherd is a 13-year-old violinist from Henry, Tennessee. Under the tutelage of Connie Heard at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, she is a recipient of the prestigious Myra Jackson Blair scholarship. As winner of the Samuel Fordis Young Artists Concerto Competition, Iris made her solo orchestral debut with the Georgia Philharmonic in 2018. Later that year, she soloed with the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra as a participant in the Brian Lewis Young Artist Program.  Recently, Iris was a prize winner in the 2019 Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra - Youth Concerto Competition. Iris won the junior strings divisions of the 2019 Tennessee American String Teachers Association (ASTA) competition, the Tennessee state and southern region of the Music Teacher’s National Association (MTNA) competitions competed in MTNA’s National finals in Spokeane Washington. Iris has served as concertmaster of various community and festival orchestras and is a member of Vanderbilt’s Curb Youth Symphony. She will solo with the orchestra in May 2019. Iris will present a program of classical music with pianist Chee-Hang See.
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Classical Music Concert - Stamps String Quartet

January 04 @ 07:30 pm thru January 04 @ 09:30 pm

The Stamps String Quartet is comprised of four outstanding musicians who are enrolled at the University Of Miami Frost School of Music; Soohyun Chae, violin, Lydia Newton, violin Wynne Owre, viola, and Ruth Stokes, cello.  They were selected, through a national search for talented young artists. Each instrumentalist won a competitive audition and met the academic requirements of the University. They were offered full four-year fellowships, including tuition, room and board, provided by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation.

Quartet members major in individual instrumental performance, while enrolled in a professional development program as an ensemble, an educational experience generally unavailable to undergraduates.

The Stamps String Quartet will perform a program of classical chamber music.

 
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Classical Music Concert - Stamps String Quartet

January 05 @ 04:00 pm thru January 05 @ 06:00 pm

The Stamps String Quartet is comprised of four outstanding musicians who are enrolled at the University Of Miami Frost School of Music; Soohyun Chae, violin, Lydia Newton, violin Wynne Owre, viola, and Ruth Stokes, cello.  They were selected, through a national search for talented young artists. Each instrumentalist won a competitive audition and met the academic requirements of the University. They were offered full four-year fellowships, including tuition, room and board, provided by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation.

Quartet members major in individual instrumental performance, while enrolled in a professional development program as an ensemble, an educational experience generally unavailable to undergraduates.

The Stamps String Quartet will perform a program of classical chamber music.

 
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Classical Music Concert - Oboist Amanda Rearden with Pianist Chee-Hang See

May 02 @ 07:30 pm thru May 02 @ 09:30 pm
17 year old, oboist, Amanda Rearden will perform with pianist Chee-Hang See. Amanda holds the principal chairs of the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County’s Advanced Division Fanfare Winds and Symphony Orchestra, and appeared as the soloist with the orchestra on its 2018 European tour. She has attended the Oboe Institute at the  Interlochen Center for the Arts and has performed with the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-Eastern Honors Band. She sat principal chair at the 2018 Pennsylvania Music Educators (PMEA )District 11 and Region VI Band and Orchestra Festivals. She also performed in the 2018 PMEA All-State Wind Ensemble. Amanda and Chee-Hang will present a program of classical music.  
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Classical Music Concert - Oboist Amanda Rearden with Pianist Chee-Hang See

May 03 @ 04:00 pm thru May 03 @ 06:00 pm
17 year old, oboist, Amanda Rearden will perform with pianist Chee-Hang See. Amanda holds the principal chairs of the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County’s Advanced Division Fanfare Winds and Symphony Orchestra, and appeared as the soloist with the orchestra on its 2018 European tour. She has attended the Oboe Institute at the  Interlochen Center for the Arts and has performed with the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-Eastern Honors Band. She sat principal chair at the 2018 Pennsylvania Music Educators (PMEA )District 11 and Region VI Band and Orchestra Festivals. She also performed in the 2018 PMEA All-State Wind Ensemble. Amanda and Chee-Hang will present a program of classical music.  
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