2015/16 Youth Concerto Competition Winners

Honouring excellence in playing among young musicians, and providing the winners with the opportunity to play as a soloist with the Oakville Chamber Orchestra.

Junior Category
Grand Prize Winner – Myriam Blardone, harp
2nd Place (tie) – Leslie Ashworth, violin and Linda Ruan, piano

Senior Category
Grand Prize Winner – Eric Guo, piano
2nd Place – Feiran Bi, flute
3rd Place – Matisse & Aled Blundell, trumpets

Oakville’s Best – Leslie Ashworth

All winners will be playing with the Oakville Chamber Orchestra as part of the 2016/17 season.  For season subscriptions, please click here



Junior – Instrumental (17 and Under)

First Place: $500
Second Place: $300
Third Place: $200

Senior – Instrumental (21 and Under), Vocalists (25 and Under)

First Place: $500
Second Place: $300
Third Place: $200

There is also a prize for $500 for Best Entrant who Resides in Oakville!

We are grateful to Merriam School of Music for hosting our competition finals day.

With the grateful support of:

Presenting Sponsor:

Manulife Securities


Presenting Grantor:

Oakville Community Foundation







Venue Sponsor:

Merriam School of Music



oakville_optimist_clubScholarship Presenter:

The Optimist Club of Oakville





OCF & Larry & Gerry Wilson FundScholarship Presenter:

Gerry and Larry Wilson



Scholarship Presenter:

Ms. Georgina Langs