Young Artists Concert

Sunday April 7, 2024 • 2 pm • Kresge Theatre

Amoris Quartet
Prakhar Kiranpiano
Tadao Tomokyopiano
Mikaela Dassanaike-Pererapiano
Albert Dongcello
Jeongwoo Cheonviolin

Young Artists Concert

Sunday April 21, 2024 • 2 pm • Kresge Theatre

Jeannine Zhoupiano
Marcus Zhanpiano
Juyoung Kwonpiano
Anthony Yupiano
Albert “AJ” Schmidtpiccolo

Alumni Recital

Sunday June 2, 2024 • 2 pm • Kresge Theatre

Martha Locker piano
Lara Lynn McGill soprano

The Pittsburgh Concert Society promotes the finest Pittsburgh based classical musicians, all selected by adjudicators of national stature, providing each winner with a formal recital opportunity as well as a financial award.

2023-2024 season

Season Ticket $60

Access to all concerts in the 2023-2024 season


PCS 2024-2025 Season

All concerts and auditions are held at the Kresge Theater, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University.
All concerts are on Sundays at 2:00 PM.

Majors Concerts:

Sunday, September 22, 2024, 2:00 PM
Joshua Lee, violin
Tartan Quartet, Forest Ma and Andrew Gray, violins, Kai Su, viola and Soobee Kim, cello

Sunday, October 6, 2025, 2:00 PM
Joseph Breslau, baritone
Juon Project: the Trio, Igor Kraevsky, piano, Yingchen Zhang, violin and Sean Juhl, viola

Sunday, November 3, 2024, 2:00 PM
Roy Xiong, piano
Duo, Evan Curatolo, flute and Arilyn Mitchell, harp

Young Artists Auditions, Jose Garcia-León, Dean of the Yale School of Music, adjudicator.
March 8, 2025. Applications accepted from February 1 to February 28, 2025

Majors Auditions, Jose Garcia-León, Dean of the Yale School of Music, adjudicator.
April 4 and 5, 2025. Applications accepted from March 1 to March 25, 2025.

Young Artists Concerts:
Sunday, April 6, 2025, 2:00 PM
Sunday, April 27, 2025, 2:00 PM

Alumni Concert:
Sunday, June 1, 2025, 2:00 PM
William Davidson, piano
Jeffrey Turner,
double bass


PCS 2024 Major Auditions

The PCS 2024 Major auditions were held on April 12 and 13. The adjudicator was James Roe, president and CEO of the Orchestra of Saint Luke’s. Mr. Roe selected the following winners:

The Tartan String Quartet, Forest Ma and Andrew Gray violins, Kai Su viola and Soobee Kim cello.

Flute and harp duo, Evan Curatolo flute and Arilyn Mitchell harp.

Trio piano, violin and viola, Igor Kraevsky piano, Yingchen Zhang violin and Sean Juhl viola.

Roy Xiong piano.

Joshua Lee violin
Joseph Breslau baritone.

Each winner will be featured on one of three concerts, September 22, October 6 or November 3, 2024.
Congratulations to the winners and sincere thanks to all those who participated in these auditions.


Six Major Artist winners are presented in three concerts, generally in late fall. Young Artist Winners are presented in the spring. Major Auditions are open to candidates who are eighteen (18) years or older; Young Artist instrumentalists must be under the age of 19, vocalists under 22 by June 30 of the audition year. All candidates must meet the Pittsburgh Concert Society program and living area requirements. Each winner receives a financial award.

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