Beyond the Competition – Showcasing Former Winners of The Orchestra of Northern New York’s Young Artist Competition.
Junior High and High School students from Northern and Central New York are invited to participate in the 15th Annual Young Artist Competition on Saturday, February 20, 2021. Participants will receive feedback from a panel of professional musicians that includes ONNY’s music director.
Cash prizes will be awarded and the winner will have the opportunity to solo with ONNY at a future concert.
Learn more: https://onny.org/competition
About this performance
Song: Sinfonia No. 10 in G Major BWV 796
Composed by: Johann Sebastian Bach, 1723
Arrangement: Nicholas Hartman
Performed by Nicholas Hartman, 2007 Young Artist Competition Winner
NICHOLAS HARTMAN is a 2012 graduate of Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music in Houston, where he studied with Houston Symphony principal horn William VerMeulen. Since then, he has performed with chamber ensembles and symphony orchestras throughout U.S. and Canada, from Pittsburgh, Richmond and North Carolina to Houston, San Antonio and Seattle. He has also played with The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Winnipeg Chamber Orchestra, Canadian Opera Company, Houston Grand Opera, and Breckenridge Music Festival. In 2009, Mr. Hartman recorded the complete Beethoven symphonies with the Orchestra de la Francophonie Canadienne in Quebec. The following year, he was a National Repertory Orchestra Fellow, then a 2011 and 2012 Tanglewood Music Center Fellow. Also in 2012, Mr. Hartman performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC as part of its ongoing Conservatory Project. He is second horn with the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, a member of the Applied Faculty of Horn at the University of Toronto, and a brass coach for the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. For the last three years, he has been a hornist with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Previously, he served with the National Arts Centre Orchestra.