Winners of the 47th annual Competition for Young Musicians, sponsored by the Livermore-Amador Symphony Association, have been announced. They are Igor Aprelev, clarinet, and Starla Breshears, cello.

The students will perform as soloists with the symphony at its concert on February 22, 2020.

For the competition, Igor, a junior at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, performed the first movement of Carl-Maria von Weber’s Clarinet Concerto No.2. Starla, a 6th grader at the Crowden School, performed the first movement of Haydn’s Cello Concerto No.2. They will perform the same works at next year’s concert.

The competition took place on Oct. 13, in Livermore. Thirteen students auditioned for judges Lara Webber, music director of the Livermore-Amador Symphony, and Kristina Anderson, concertmaster Livermore-Amador Symphony.

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