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First Annual Concerto Competition


Kristen Van, Oboe, Franz Joseph Haydn - Concerto for Oboe in C minor, mvt 1
11th grade, Milton High School, Chris Shumick, Band Director

Madeline Jaime, Flute, Vittorio Monti - Csardas, mvt 1
11th grade, Johns Creek High School, Alfred Estep, Band Director

Anna Hills, Trumpet, Franz Joseph Haydn - Trumpet Concerto in Eb, mvt 2
9th grade, North Paulding High School, Mike Bearden, Band Director

Brad Pilcher, Clarinet, Carl Maria von Weber - Concerto No. 1 in F Minor, mvt 1
12th grade, North Cobb High School, Sheldon Frazier, Band Director

Grant Sheffield, Alto Saxophone, Frank Erickson-Concerto for Eb Alto Saxophone and Band, mvts, 1-3
9th grade, Ola High School, Todd Manson, Band Director

Ben Smith, Flute, Otar Gordeli- Concerto for Flute and Orch. Opus 8
11th grade, Loganville High School, Joshua Brandon, Band Director

Ethan Shen, Baritone Saxophone, Warren Benson, Concertino for Alto Saxophone, mvts 1-2
11th grade, Milton High School, Chris Shumick, Band Director

Application and Rules available for download.

Whether inspiring young students to learn music and take up instruments or offering guidance to those already involved, the Atlanta Wind Symphony and its chamber groups seek to both entertain and educate.

The AWS is proud to bring music to Georgia's youth. The discovery and enjoyment of music at a young age ensures an awareness and appreciation of the arts, in addition to fostering academic achievement. The AWS strives each year to introduce live music performances by our musicians to audiences of all ages.

Requests for performances may be submitted by email to

Atlanta Wind Symphony     P.O. Box 768672     Roswell, GA 30076