A Competition for Advanced Music Students
Dates and Application Details TBA
Naftzger Young Artist Award: $5,000
Three Naftzger Division Awards: $2,000
Four Naftzger Division Runner-Up Awards: $500
Total cash prizes of $13,000 will be awarded
Please contact Tiffany Bell with questions regarding the Naftzger Young Artists Auditions and Music Awards.
Education & Community Engagement Manager
316-267-5259 ext. 105
Pictured from left to right: Front Row - Thomas Cooper (violin), Beatrice Kim (soprano), Junwen Liang (piano), Dorien Tate (bass trombone). Second Row - Malcolm Liu (piano, division winner), Dorian McCall (bass-baritone, voice division winner), Igor Khukhua (violin, strings division winner), Damian Cheek (saxophone, overall winner)
Damian Cheek, University of Oklahoma, saxophone
The competition is administered by the Wichita Symphony Society, and is made possible by
The Naftzger Fund for Fine Arts, Inc.
Created by Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Naftzger in memory of
L.S. Naftzger, Ida L. Naftzger, and Lee Southwell Naftzger II