Young Artist Competition - Results

The Seattle Wind Symphony is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Young Artist Competition.

Kipras Mazeika

Kipras has been a member of the Seattle Youth Symphony, the Seattle Collaborative Orchestra, and his school orchestra where he also regularly performs with a reed trio, woodwind quartet, and clarinet-bassoon duet. He was also selected as a Seattle Symphony Young Artist for the 2017-2018 season, was a winner of the Northwest Sinfonietta’s Christophe Chagnard Scholarship Audition, and earned a top-two finish the past two years in the WMEA State Solo Contest for bassoon. Kipras will perform the first movement of Mozart’s Concerto in B-flat Major for bassoon with the Seattle Wind Symphony on Sunday, February 11, 3:00 pm at Shorecrest Performing Arts Center.

Kipras is a senior at University Prep High School in Seattle and is a student of Seattle bassoon teacher Francine Peterson.